The Dublin Shield

2016 Oscars: Diversity Issue Takes Center Stage

Neha Harpanhalli

March 14, 2016

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony took place in the Dolby Theater this past Sunday, February 29, and honored the best English-language films of the past year. Actor and comedian Chris Rock hosted Hollywood’s biggest night, wh...

#OscarsSoWhite: Lack of Diversity in Nominations Sparks Controversy

Eugenia Gavrilova

February 10, 2016

On January 14th, 2016, the Oscars sparked criticism throughout the nation following the release of an all-white major nominees list for the second year in a row. In response, two prominent African Americans in the film industry ...