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COVID-19 brings in new era of showbiz

A marquee in Minneapolis, Minn. assures visitors that the theater is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ella Lukowiak

October 9, 2020

Entertainment has always been present throughout time. From the productions put on by past civilizations to movie theater viewings, humans have always had ways to entertain themselves. In recent months though, much of the entertainment that has dated back centuries has been put on hold.  Due to t...

Hollywood can use films to spread politic ideas

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Vaughn Battista

April 19, 2017

With such a controversial president, it seems that Hollywood has become increasingly political, especially through award shows. From Jimmy Fallon’s Trump one-liners to Meryl Streep’s six minute speech criticizing the president at the Golden Globes, it seems that actors and filmmakers all across Holly...

Dear Hollywood, It’s time to leave whitewashing in the past

Ebenezer Shim

June 4, 2016

Apparently, people of color (POC) can’t even be guaranteed typecasted roles anymore. The recent casting of white actress Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One in the film “Doctor Strange” has sparked a heated campaign and discussion about whitewashing in the entertainment industry led by the Asian comm...

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