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That's a Wrap: Chris Rock came off as racist and sexist at the Oscars

That’s a Wrap: Chris Rock came off as racist and sexist at the Oscars

by Melina Nakos, Reporter March 5, 2016

Chris Rock, the renown comedian and actor, emceed the Academy Awards Show on Feb. 28. As a host, he focused on the topic of #oscarssowhite. He used a skillful mixture of satire, comedy, and opinionated...

That's a Wrap: And the Oscar goes to...

That’s a Wrap: And the Oscar goes to…

by Melina Nakos, Reporter February 25, 2016

Best costume design to Cinderella. Best original screenplay to Spotlight. Best director to Room. Best Animated feature to Inside Out. Best Cinematography to The Revenant. Best Actor...

That's a Wrap: Kesha's case highlights cracks in the music industry

That’s a Wrap: Kesha’s case highlights cracks in the music industry

by Melina Nakos, Reporter February 24, 2016

https://soundcloud.com/harkeraquila/thats-a-wrap-episode-2-the-kesha-controversy  

The Oscars, formerly known as the Academy Awards, rank as the most prestigious film and production awards. The Academy's history of sexism and racism, however, diverts many talented college-aged female and minority actors and producers from pursuing careers in film.

That’s a Wrap: The sexist secret of the Oscars

by Melina Nakos, Reporter February 16, 2016

It’s a fact about being in high school: drama is considered a “girly” pursuit. Boys are sometimes shamed for participating in the activity. Girls fight over lead roles, due to the huge population...

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