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Oscars Awards 2018: The Winners

Brenda Melara, Writer

March 26, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards celebrated their annual ceremony on March 4 at the Dolby Theater at the Hollywood and Highland Centre. The night started with a presentation by the host Jimmy Kimmel and proceeded to the award winners.   Some of the highlights of the night include the movie Coco winning best animated pi...

The Razzies Announce Their Nominations for the Worst in Film

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

February 13, 2018

The Golden Raspberry awards, more commonly known as The Razzies, announced their nominations on January 22, exactly a day before the Academy Awards nominations were revealed. The Razzies is an award ceremony that acknowledges the worst in the film industry of that year.   Categories includ...

The Importance of Moonlight’s Best Picture Win

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief

April 5, 2017

The lights dim; the audience stills. The atmosphere changes in an instant and there is a paradigm shift in the celebrities glittering under the stars. All that can be heard is the crinkle of an envelope as the hearts of film enthusiasts across the world work double time. And the Oscar goes to.... La La...

Moonlight Wins Best Picture Amid Confusion

Alex Castillo, Copy Editor

April 5, 2017

This year’s Academy Awards held on Feb. 26 is a ceremony where outstanding films are honored and appreciated by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This year, films like Lion, Manchester by the Sea, Arrival, Moonlight, La La Land, and Hell or High Water were nominated for multiple aw...

The 2014 Oscars

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

March 10, 2014

On Sun., Mar. 2, the 86th Annual Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, recognized cinema in 2013 from all over the world. The stars first started appearing on the red carpet at 3 p.m. in dazzling gowns and glamorous suits. Celebrities that stole...

The oscar goes to…

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2013

The Academy Awards celebrated its 85th Anniversary on Feb. 24, hosted by Family Guy creator Seth Macfarlane. While the Oscars ceremony kept its typical cool mood throughout its three hours of showing, it did not fail to conceive its memorable highlights during the highly anticipated night. Macfarlane, famously k...

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