Recapping this year’s Oscar wins

By Griffin Brammer, Staff Writer Sunday, March 12 marked the 95th annual Academy Awards. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Academy rolled out the champagne (not red) carpet and welcomed the stars to what ended up being a less drama-filled ceremony than many expected but a record-breaking night nonetheless. Best Picture: The multiverse-hopping sci-fi Everything, Everywhere, All at Once, by arthouse producer A24, won in the Best Picture category over other frontrunners like All Quiet on the Western Front and The Banshees of Inisherin. In fact, of the 11 awards the film was nominated for, it won an impressive seven. This … Continue reading Recapping this year’s Oscar wins

Biden issues ultimatum to TikTok

By Michael Dementjevs, Staff Writer The Biden administration has demanded that the Chinese owners of the social media app TikTok sell their stakes or face a nationwide ban. This comes amid security concerns that TikTok’s Chinese-based parent company, ByteDance, is using American user data for espionage on behalf of the Chinese government. The United States and Europe have already moved to ban TikTok on government-issued devices. New Zealand recently banned the video-sharing app on devices that are connected to parliament’s network that will end by the end of March. The move to ban the app has been heralded as a … Continue reading Biden issues ultimatum to TikTok