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Cherry-picking Mexican holiday proves to be culturally insensitive

Sammy Jo Cienfuegos, Viewpoints Editor

November 6, 2019

Dia de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead, is a predominantly Mexican holiday that celebrates the souls of deceased loved ones. The holiday is celebrated from Oct. 31-Nov. 2, allowing ample time for families to welcome...

Calavera makeup honors, appreciates traditions of Día de los Muertos

Marcelo Plata

November 5, 2019

Día de Los Muertos came and went, and before we get any further, let’s clear something up: Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is not México’s version of Halloween. While these two events share some similarities, they...

Netflix creators deserve respect; content should remain unaltered

John Walker, Life and Arts Editor

November 5, 2019

Netflix announced that it will be testing an option on its mobile player that will allow users to speed up or slow down content they watch on their devices on Oct. 28. While this is only a test of a new feature, it is still...

New feature appeals to viewers by increasing accessibility, options

Sierra Rozen, Life and Arts Editor

November 5, 2019

Films are often seen as a product of love and hard work by the people who make them. Directors can become very protective over the feature-length films they produce as if they were their own children. Netflix has decided to hop in and stir the p...

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