The Buchtelite

The all-white Oscar ballot

By Brooke Griffin, Student Writer

February 24, 2016

African-American actors and actresses have been snubbed year after year when it comes to the Oscars. This year was no different, when an all-white ballot was announced for the second year in a row. Actors including Will Smith, Michael B. Jordan, and Idris Elba are a few of the African-American ac...

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...

Red Carpet Review

Red Carpet Review

February 26, 2013

Channing Murrock Every year, the Oscars are the show-stopping event in the award show season. From the tuxedos to the ball gowns, celebrities go all out in their glamor and glitz to start trends and get attention. Some stars decide to be minimalistic while others choose to have a “princess” moment.  So wh...

Wrapping up the Oscars: a writer’s rehashing of the big night

March 1, 2012

By: Tessa L. Adams Billy Crystal, hosting the show for the ninth time, opened the evening with an entertaining dance and singing medley that introduced all of the Best Picture nominees. The evening was full of great moments, including when Octavia Spencer won the Oscar for Actress in a Supporting ro...