Reactions: Oscars take two steps back

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Associate Professor of Theatre Leslie Sloan Orr says the exclusion of diversity in Hollywood is not new, but is all the more frustrating because it feels as though we are taking two steps backward.

Reactions: Making some sense of the Oregon standoff

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Illinois State University Professor of Politics and Government Lane Crothers says militia groups like the one occupying buildings on federal land in Oregon, have a unique interpretation of citizenship under the U.S. Constitution that motivates their actions.

Reactions: The Fed hikes interest rates after nearly seven years

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The Federal Reserve increased interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis. Professor and Chair for the Department of Finance, Insurance and Law Gary Koppenhaver talks about what this means, what happens next, who will win, and who will lose.