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A Timeline of Celebrity Political Demonstrations on TV

A Timeline of Celebrity Political Demonstrations on TV

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

From Meryl Streep fiery Golden Globes speech to Marlon Brando's 1973 Oscars boycott, WSN explores the lively, and mostly recent, history of celebrity political demonstrations made on television.

In Music, Forgiveness is Tricky

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

The music industry can be unforgiving, but often at varying levels. With allegations of abuse and crime, fanbases take different approaches in self-policing measures.

Female Rockers’ Fight for Equality in a Male-Dominated Arena

Female Rockers’ Fight for Equality in a Male-Dominated Arena

By Nicole Rosenthal, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Female rock musicians have been making their voices heard in the male-dominated music scene.

The Enduring Politics of Warren Beatty

The Enduring Politics of Warren Beatty

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

A Hollywood legend and icon, Warren Beatty has cemented his role as an influential political filmmaker by telling provocative and important stories.

Power Shifts in the Music Industry

Power Shifts in the Music Industry

By Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

The internet has allowed independent musicians to flourish like never before, but are musicians still bound to working with major labels to achieve large scale success?

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Staff Writer Lily Dolin shares her personal Top 10 political sketches from "Saturday Night Live."

Not Since “Tiffany’s:” The 10 Worst Whitewashing Incidents in Film

Not Since “Tiffany’s:” The 10 Worst Whitewashing Incidents in Film

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Whitewashing is a casting practice in film in which white actors are cast in historically non-white character roles. Explore WSN's picks for the Top 10, or in this case, Bottom 10 incidents of whitewashing in film.

The Power of Political Theater

The Power of Political Theater

By Matt Markowski, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater, Uncategorized

A relationship between art and politics; how art shapes the world.

The Rise of LGBTQ Cinema

By Matthew Holman, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

With recent films like "Moonlight," LGBTQ cinema has evolved into a flourishing genre, marking how far society has progressed.

Green Day’s Persevering Political Poignancy

By Dyanna Fleites-Cruz, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Uncategorized

Green Day has maintained their political relevancy throughout the years, which is no easy feat for a group that's been around since 1986.

A History of Political TV

A History of Political TV

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

WSN explores TV political dramas throughout the years, focusing on how the ever-changing administrations and political climate affect these.

Evolving Perspective of War Films

Evolving Perspective of War Films

By Jessica Xing, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

War movies have been an essential part of representing the masses and the emotions they feel. From "The Deer Hunter" to "Dunkirk," war movies continue to express the consequences of political conflict.

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