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Why Kevin Spacey’s Allegations Should Make Us Question All of Hollywood

Why Kevin Spacey’s Allegations Should Make Us Question All of Hollywood

Shabib Afzal, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Earlier this week, actor Anthony Rapp revealed that unwanted sexual advances were made on him by Kevin Spacey. This took place during a party at Spacey’s apartment in 1986, where after everyone else had left, an intoxicated Spacey had picked up Rapp, placed him on his bed and layed on top of him, as...

Complexion Issue in Award Shows

Complexion Issue in Award Shows

Alexis Gaskin, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Whether it be the Tonys, the Emmys, MTV Video Music Awards or the Grammys, I am always in front of a TV ready to watch all the Hollywood antics and see who won what. Through fits of yelling and the occasional cursing — because Beyoncé should have won that Grammy for Album of the year — award s...

Remembering Gene Wilder

Paige Pope, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Culture, Movies & Television

On Aug. 29 we all had to say goodbye to a man that had a big impact on every kid's childhood. Gene Wilder known for his iconic role as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory tragically passed away due to complications with Alzheimer’s disease. Although the younger generations may onl...

Break the bamboo ceiling in Hollywood

Sabrina Lau, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

We live in a world where most characters that we witness on television, in films and in plays still remain predominantly white. Recently, many people have become outraged by the casting of Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One in “Doctor Strange” and Scarlett Johansson as the Major in “Ghost in the...

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