Back to College Class: "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Academy Awards"

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Tariq Khan`93 presented a Back to College Class during Illinois Wesleyan's 2013 Homecoming activities on Oct. 12, 2013.


It's Hollywood's highest honor and the most recognized trophy in the world. But few people realize just who makes up the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and how the Oscar winners are chosen. An internationally-known Academy Awards expert, 1993 Illinois Wesleyan alum Tariq Khan discusses some of the fascinating facts, memorable moments and sizzling scandals from the Oscars' 85-year history. Tariq is a producer at the Fox News Channel in New York City and serves as the network's official Academy Awards writer and on-air commentator. One of the most prominent Oscar pundits in the country, his articles have been discussed in The Hollywood Reporter, The Los Angeles Times and Vanity Fair, among others.


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