Decolonizing the narrative about Indigenous people Reply

By Holly Feola & Katie Peters – Opinions Editor and Co-Editor-in-Chief

Lasell’s Peace Pole, installed in 2013 for International Day of Peace, stands as a “symbol of the community’s dedication & commitment to peace.”
Photo by Katie Peters

For decades, the second Monday of every October in the United States has been reserved as a way to pay tribute to Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Bahamas. The holiday named after this Italian colonizer has since become a controversial subject. 

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Is Mulan worth the money? Reply

By Abi Brown & Claire Crittendon Arts Editor & Co-Editor-in-Chief

Disney’s 2020 live-action version of Mulan features Mulan’s harrowing journey of hiding her identity to fight in the war, rather than having the army draft her sick father. In this new version, Disney swapped the fun songs and Mushu the dragon from the 1998 original for a more dramatic and life-like movie. They used an all Asian cast, with more accurate cultural context.

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