Reflections of a Mentee

SCC PROFESSOR IN HOLLYWOOD SPOTLIGHT Hollywood producers have taken an interest in making a movie about Mahmoud Muhammad Taha, Sudanese religious and political leader, through the eyes of SCC professor Ernest Johnson. Johnson lived in Sudan for nine years under […]

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Complimentary Television

WHAT TO WATCH WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE CABLE Cable television could be considered an obsolete expense for the present-day viewer. Who hasn’t heard the age-old reason for cancelling cable subscriptions that is, “I have so many channels that I don’t […]

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“Suspiria”: a Legacy of Terror

HORROR FILM LIVES UP TO ITS PREDECESSOR 1977’s cult slasher flick “Suspiria” was resurrected this fall, with a brand-new interpretation that presents a satisfying blend of clever similarities, thrilling variations and unconventional terror. The original “Suspiria,” directed by Italian filmmaker […]

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‘Searching’ for Safety

FILM SERVES AS CAUTIONARY TALE There are a number of horrifying things that can happen outside of our control, and staying safe is a high priority. In the recent hit movie “Searching,” the disappearance of high school student Margot Kim […]

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Coming to SCC: “Kumu Hina”

TRANS LIFE IN HAWAII All over campus, signs read “You are welcome here” and that includes LGBTQ people. The award-winning film, “Kumu Hina,” shows how universal acceptance was the norm in  traditional Hawaiian culture and how this tradition is being […]

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Not Your Average Athlete

BODY SHAMING IN SPORTS Even world-class athletes endure insecurities about their bodies. Body shaming is an issue pervasive across many spheres of our society today. Measures have been taken to stamp it out, but it remains as a last crude […]

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And The Oscar Goes To…

GREAT ‘BEST PICTURE’ RIVALRIES THROUGHOUT HISTORY The Oscars are largely an excuse for the industry to pat itself on the back. Louis B. Mayer started the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927. He used the new entity […]

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