If Hollywood films have taught us anything, it’s that student-athletes have it good. Channeling Spike Lee’s “He Got Game”, it seems that participating in a sport almost always gains you the stereotypical college experience: notoriety, success and of course, invites to all the best parties. Except, none of these movies took place in the middle of a pandemic that claimed the lives of over half a million Americans in less than a year. And so, 20-year-old Kinesiology major Madison Blohm, sighs. “Covid has just been…mean …
‘Rodney King’ screening merges art with activism
“They said you lost more blood that night than any man had ever lost and still lived … And you figure you’re dead, right?”
The Oscars: Giving minorities the cold shoulder for 87 years
Director Spike Lee along with actors Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband Will Smith have decided to boycott the Oscars this year due to the absence of people of color being recognized for their talent on screen.