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The Right Outfit: Halloween costumes should be cautious toward sensitive subjects but not restricted because of fear of cultural appropriation

The Right Outfit: Halloween costumes should be cautious toward sensitive subjects but not restricted because of fear of cultural appropriation

Sowmya Chundi

October 24, 2019

Just last year, Auli’i Cravalho, the actress who played Moana, declared it “absolutely appropriate” for kids to dress up as the Polynesian princess as long as it was in the “spirit of love.” But people were quick to dismiss her opinion, saying it doesn’t speak for everyone, and that there...

CHS students discuss minority representation in new Disney movie, “Moana”

CHS students discuss minority representation in new Disney movie, “Moana”

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature Reporter

November 17, 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios will release a new princess movie next Wednesday titled “Moana,” which is about a Polynesian warrior princess who joins the demigod Maui to become a master-wayfinder to help save her people. Directed by the duo Ron Clements and John Musker, “Moana” has been praised by...

AMC theaters expand Sensory Friendly Films program to provide unique showings

AMC theaters expand Sensory Friendly Films program to provide unique showings

Sam Shi, Reporter

November 17, 2016

For many, watching movies in theaters is an enjoyable experience. However, theaters can often be too loud or too dark and may easily overwhelm those with autism. In addition, the need to remain silent during a movie is another discomfort they may face. Nine years ago, AMC partnered with the Autism Society...