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‘Hair Love’ Wins Best Animated Short Film at 92nd Academy Awards

‘Hair Love’ Wins Best Animated Short Film at 92nd Academy Awards

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2020

The University of Akron alumni Matthew A. Cherry (2000-03) once tweeted in 2012 that he would be nominated for an Oscar one day. I'm gonna be nominated for an Oscar one day. Already claiming it — Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) June 2, 2012 Then, through a project that began as a Kickstart...

How influential women are fighting for gender equality

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2015

The 87th Academy Awards took place this past Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. The ceremony was all about the stars’ glitz and glamour. This year, however, more than ever, women are challenging the stereotypes that follow them both on and off of the red carpet. Sexism is no longer...

Academy Awards 2013: Silver Linings Playbook

February 21, 2013

Bianca Tan “Silver Linings Playbook” is all-around entertaining, being comprised of two parts drama and one part romantic comedy. Going into the movie, don’t expect to laugh like you would when you watch “The Hangover;” the humor in this movie is darker and stems from the film’s serious...

Academy Awards 2013: Les Miserables

February 21, 2013

Lauren Simmers How do you describe something that is almost indescribable? When I saw the motion picture version of “Les Misérables,” it was the first time I had ever seen the production and was almost too much for words. The story is so full of emotion that it’s almost overwhelming. The singing, alt...