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Satire in Movies

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief

March 28, 2018

With Jordan Peele’s Get Out winning at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony on Sun., Mar. 4, I noticed something interesting about the world we live in: not many people seem to understand the worth of satire in today’s media, particularly in the case of Peele’s film, a commentary on the history and ...

Seacrest’s Secret

Valeria Ostorga, Writer

March 26, 2018

As stars walked down the Oscars red carpet on Sunday, March 4, E! News covered it through a live show. However, it was visible that E! created a thirty second delay onto the broadcasted show in order to protect their key host Ryan Seacrest. E! made it imperative to assure that celebrities would not comm...

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...

“Mystery of Love” by Sufjan Stevens

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer

March 23, 2018

A part of the original motion picture soundtrack, “Mystery of Love” is an acoustic song featured in the Luca Guadagnino’s 2017 film Call Me By Your Name, with the track also being featured in  the trailer. The music video also has a large majority of clips from the movie, which seems fitting as...

Til You’re Standing in Her Shoes

Sabrina Picou, Editor-In-Chief

March 18, 2016

Lady Gaga delivered an emotional performance of her and Dianne Warren’s song “Til It Happens To You” from the documentary The Hunting Ground at the 88th Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 28. The song is about rape victims and survivors of sexual, emotional, and physical abuse.   Warren and Gaga...

I’d like to thank the Academy…

Brandon Pineda

March 7, 2011

In what appears to be one of the worst Oscar award shows in broadcasted history, a not profound and risky idea, allowing two young “hip” actors host, displayed a grande, repulsing presentation for the most important night for the movie business. The Oscars did not have a “bam”, out of the blue...

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