12 Feb 2019

And the Academy Awards host is…no one

The Academy Awards has it all — celebrities, prestige, glamour and per usual controversy. For the first time in 30 years, the pinnacle of award show season will have no

31 Jan 2018

Oscars finally diverse after 89 years

As actor Tiffany Haddish reads the list of nominees for Best Director for the 2018 Academy Awards out loud, I can’t help but think ‘Maybe this year will be the

01 Mar 2017

SF State cinema professor adds diversity to the Oscars

This years’ Academy Awards was a special one for SF State, as an assistant professor had the opportunity to help decide who would walk away with the Oscar. Cheryl Dunye

18 May 2016

Oscar-winner Jonas Rivera to share his story with graduates at commencement

Accepting an Academy Award is one of those seemingly intangible pipe dreams that most people only fantasize about. For SF State alumnus Jonas Rivera, the Oscar-winning producer behind Pixar’s 2015