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The Oscars: more diverse, but lacks serious intention

The Oscars: more diverse, but lacks serious intention

Kim Henry, Senior Staff Writer

February 23, 2019

Filed under Arts, Culture

The Oscars have been in hot water for years. The awards show was surrounded by controversies like #OscarsSoWhite and their record low ratings last year, according to a March 2018 Vanity Fair article.  This year’s Oscars is without a host for the first time, and many catagories will be cut from the broa...

The Big Short’ sells out big banks’ behavior

February 25, 2016

Filed under Archives, Reviews

“The Big Short” is a whirlwind of numbers, huge amounts of money, financial terminology and raging testosterone.The premise of the film is simple: it explains how the 2008 financial crisis occurred, introduces the men who predicted the disaster and reveals how they profited from it.“The Big Shor...

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