“The Academy does not go out of their way to ignore the popular films of the year, but shows casual audiences the thought provoking and creative, non-comic book films that came out.”
“During the 1950s and ‘60s in America, racism and segregation were prominent, prompting protests from African American organizations and individuals against the mistreatment and violence.”
“Race, gender, and age are all issues within the makeup of the Academy. In 2012, it was reported by the Los Angeles Times that the Academy was 77% male and 94% Caucasian.”
Buffalo Mayor @MayorByronBrown spoke at Canisius on Wednesday on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. as part of the “Soup with Substance” series.
Canisius students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Bogota, Columbia, this summer as part of a trip sponsored by Canisius’ journalism department.
“The victims of this genocide exemplified great bravery and humanity in the face of evil and violent forces. Their stories of hope, survival and love, as well as pain and loss, should live on so that no future generation has to experience what these survivors did.”
“Particularly in Washington D.C., the protests intertwined with criticisms of Trump’s presidency. One could agree that it is hard to advocate for reproductive rights when not only is a man president, but an unprecedented and outspoken one at that.”
“Ok Boomer is meant to dismiss the stereotypical behaviors that boomers tend to display; like casually insulting younger generations, refusing to learn how new technologies work, or being bewildered when the new technology then breaks.”
“British journalist Dan Hodges posted on Twitter in 2015, referencing the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in 2012 with 26 deaths, saying that “Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over.’”
Students are encouraged to volunteer for YALT, a Canisius program meant to help students with developmental disabilities.