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Stop rebooting movies; leave them be

Katelyn Eddington, Columnist

September 12, 2019

I was scrolling through Facebook this week and I came across an article about Disney making a live action Fox and the Hound movie. It got me wondering about how many movies have been or are currently being rebooted or getting a sequel, either next year, this year or last year. Do not get me wrong, ...

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 5 (‘The Lion King’ 2019)

July 29, 2019

"The Lion King (2019)" is the newest Disney remake to hit theaters; it tells the classic story of an envious, evil uncle set on overthrowing the current monarch and his son and almost succeeds in doing so. Fortunately, our hero Simba comes out on top and proves that he still has some of his father in...

Audiences deserve more than Disney reboots

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

July 18, 2019

Looking at the Disney line-up for the next few years can make audiences do a double-take and wonder if they’d stepped back in time Following the success of the live action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" in 2017, Disney planned to remake several classics from its extensive film collection. "Aladdin"...

Ariel is not real; leave her alone

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

July 9, 2019

Race is a subject that should not be thrown around willy-nilly; it is a delicate subject with real, powerful meaning. Even me and my fellow student journalists here at Eastern are taught to not mention race unless it is pertinent to the story. So I want to apply this logic to the “Little Mermaid”...

Grieving at Disney World: Part 2

Jackson Bayer, Columnist

April 8, 2019

I love Disney World—honestly though, who doesn’t? But while it may be the happiest place on Earth, it’s not all magic and rainbows. Following up on last Tuesday’s Part One, here’s the thrilling conclusion to my essay entitled “Waiting in Line at Disney World: A Grieving Process.” Bargaining Our Father...

Grieving at Walt Disney World: Part 1

Jackson Bayer, Columnist

April 1, 2019

I love Disney World—honestly though, who doesn’t? But while it may be the happiest place on Earth, it’s not all magic and rainbows. The following is an excerpt from my essay entitled “Waiting in Line at Disney World: A Grieving Process.” The second half of the essay will be published next Tuesday. Denial. There’s...

Eastern students utilize Disney College Program

Tori Harrison, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2017

Walt Disney World is the place where people often say their dreams come true. At least, that was the case for Liz Gomez, a junior family and consumer sciences major. Gomez has gone back to Disney for the second time to work this semester while getting credits that will transfer to Eastern. She...

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