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Academy Awards viewers speak out on Chris Rock’s monologue

Academy Awards viewers speak out on Chris Rock’s monologue

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

March 1, 2016

Academy Awards host Chris Rock directly addressed the topic of #OscarsSoWhite in a monologue on why he decided against declining the offer host the award show. He additionally addressed why the issue arose, what he felt would be solutions to the accusations of racism in Hollywood and satirized oth...

#OscarsSoWhite can open eyes to stereotypes and diversity issues

#OscarsSoWhite can open eyes to stereotypes and diversity issues

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

January 25, 2016

For the second year in a row, Academy award nominees lack diversity — creating the trending hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. Some actors are responding by boycotting, protesting and public voicing their opinions about the ceremony. The following Saturday Night Live sketch also grants a more satirical outlook on the Academy awards ...

Film industry sexist, lacks actor equality

February 17, 2011

Sara Kloepfer Managing Editor Millions of Americans every year tune into the Academy Awards an hour beforehand to watch the spectacle that is the Red Carpet. Whether oohing and ah-ing over gorgeous gowns or cringing at the fashion faux-pas, both viewers and the media obsess over what the female actor...

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