Academy Awards Controversy

Academy Awards Controversy

Kelly Daniels, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2019

Filed under Movies, Opinion & Editorials

This year’s Academy Awards ceremony has been plagued by controversies, the latest of which stemming from their decision not to broadcast the presentation of four awards during the ceremony: cinematography, film editing, live action short, and makeup and hair-styling.   This decision, announced ...

Kesha and the Dr. Luke Controversy

Glenn Rohrbacker

April 13, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Music

There has been a recent controversy in the music industry involving pop artist Kesha and producer and record label executive Dr. Luke. Kesha accused Dr. Luke of sexual assault, and filed a lawsuit to be removed from her contract with him and his label. The court denied this request, citing a deposition...

Formation: Controversy Blown Out of Proportion

Glenn Rohrbacker

February 17, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Music

Beyoncé stole the Super Bowl stage Sunday, Feb.7 with the performance of her new single, “Formation,” which overshadowed both Coldplay and a fresh-looking Bruno Mars. This song was released just a day before the big game, along with a provocative music video. The video, first abstractly, then more liter...

Robin’s “Thicke” Controversy

Katerina Sperl

September 4, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Music

Robin Thicke is best known for his “Blurred Lines” single. The track, featuring T.I. and Pharrell, is catchy and fun. He blends an older feel with new effects for a serenade like Justin Timberlake’s. When I saw the music video for the song, I was not at all impressed. It is sad that naked women prancing around guys is become the social norm. H...

East Haven Police Chief Retires Amidst Controversy

Ana Abraham

February 8, 2012

Filed under West Haven News

On February 3, a big change happened very close to home for a lot of UNH students.  Leonard Gallo resigned as Chief of Police in East Haven. He left amidst much controversy about his suspected role in a racial profiling case being made by the FBI. Four members of the East Haven Police Departme...

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