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Oscars

The Oscars will hold their 87th annual awards show Sunday, Feb. 22. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences comprises over 7,000 men and women working in the film industry. The Academy votes for the best in the industry, with actors making up the largest number of votes. This year, the ...

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A tale of two leaders: Harriet Jacobs and A. Phillip Randolph change history

Important figures in Black history extend beyond the borders of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Harriet Tubman, yet these seem to be some of the only familiar names to many. Unless one takes time to study Black history for him- or herself, one may never know the amazing contributions of ...

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Enjoy each music genre for its own value

Whether it’s rock, country, classical or pop, no genre of music is superior to the others. Every genre of music has its own special influence on its listeners. According to Science Mag, people can find different genres of music more pleasurable than others based on their brain activity. One genre ...

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“Snowpocalypse Now”

APSU and the surrounding area has been brought to its knees the week of Feb. 16 due to Winter Storm Octavia that brought a mix of snow, ice and sleet. The snow drifts reach heights of four to seven inches and hinder most activity within Montgomery County. Many news outlets took significant notice ...

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‘The F Word’ defines feminism, debunks stereotypes

Feminism is a high-profile topic in the media and elsewhere, yet there are often negative connotations to the word. On Monday, Feb. 9, the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance held an event called “The F-Word,” an attempt to break negative stereotypes in a friendly, discussion-based setting. This is the second time the FMLA ...

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‘Birdman’ lifts Keaton to new heights

“Birdman,” or “The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance,” directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, is a compelling drama-comedy that explores the phenomenon of actors being known for one role and their struggle to conquer it. Iñárritu chose Michael Keaton to star as Riggan Thomson, an appropriate fit since Keaton has been professionally ...

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