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23 February

Award Season

Award Season is upon us!! To help you stay up to date on all the award show developments I have compiled a list of the award shows to watch out for leading up to the biggest night in Hollywood, the Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars. In order to get to the Oscars, films first have to pass other awards such as the Golden Globes, Producer’s Guild, Director’s Guild and Writer’s Guild. The momentum for these awards helps determine the films that have the best chance at an Oscar win.   Below, I will list winners of the award

Posted by Brittany Maxwell
23 February

Award Season: SAGs

When it comes to awards season, the SAGs are a good representation of who will win at the Oscars. Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture is equivalent to the Oscars’ Best Picture. Now the SAGs are not great at predicting the Best Picture winner, but no Best Picture winner has gone on to win without at least a nomination in this category since 1995’s Braveheart. La La Land did not receive a nomination in this category. Many critics are chalking it up to the fact that Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone make up most of the film,

Posted by Brittany Maxwell

heartWhy does the heart shaped gifts we give to loved ones look nothing like an actually heart? And why are people called Valentines and give valentines to those they care about? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, let’s dive into the history and stories that originate this occasion. One theory of how the shape of hearts came to be involves Aristotle. He believed that the heart contained all human passions, including emotion and pleasure. He tried to describe the shape of the heart as a three-chambered organ with

Posted by Brittany Maxwell