Spring musicale brings Disney to Mason

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief The sisters of Sigma Alpha Iota took audience members to “A Whole New World” as part of their musicale on February 6. Twelve members took to the stage in the Mason Hall Performance Center to perform selections from the classic Disney movies “Hercules,” “Rapunzel,” “A Little Mermaid” and “101 Dalmatians.” Deandrea Stowe started the evening with a dance and flag routine to “Go … Continue reading Spring musicale brings Disney to Mason

Functioning reality and unreal fantasy

Do television and movies cross a line when it comes to portraying realistic events? Is our escape from the “everyday” destroying our ability to think clearly about our own lives? We have been having this ongoing discussion in my Media Literacy class for a few weeks. Our focus is on Disney and the romantic implications it places on young children today. Do these children see … Continue reading Functioning reality and unreal fantasy