Oscars finally diverse after 89 years

January 31, 2018 Opinion

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 last year of white male domination for this award.” I was right. This will be the first year that the category isn’t dominated by white ...

Award show celebrates BECA students at SF State

May 21, 2016 Life

In Studio 1 of the Creative Arts Building at SF State, a group of 40 students run around working like efficient ants. Some are practicing lines from a manuscript, some are dragging stage linoleum, others are adjusting lights and three of them discuss whether the table with the awards should be standing on the stage or off. ”Off ...

Oscar nominees spark strong opinions amongst cinema students and faculty

February 3, 2016 Life

This year’s Academy Awards nominations were greeted with a large amount of controversy after it was revealed that every actor and actress that received a major nomination was white. #OscarsStillSoWhite began trending on social media this year after the list of nominees that was revealed appeared to be even whiter than past years. Junior cinema student Nicole ...