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Hollywood faces scrutiny for a lack of diversity in films

Hollywood faces scrutiny for a lack of diversity in films

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016

In Marvel’s recent film, “Doctor Strange,” the casting choice of Caucasian actress Tilda Swinton to play a Tibetan character has led to many complaints of a lack of diversity in American films today.   The movie industry has been highly denounced for the practice of “whitewashing”-- casting whit...

Mosque photoshoot puts badgalriri under scrutiny yet again

Mosque photoshoot puts badgalriri under scrutiny yet again

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013

She may be bad, but she’s perfectly good at it. According to Associated Press, earlier this week the 25-year-old music sensation Rihanna was asked to leave the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi for conducting a photoshoot deemed by overseers as inappropriate and disrespectful. The photos we...

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