‘Mulan’ neglects global issues

‘Mulan’ neglects global issues

With questionable writing and external controversies, Disney brings dishonor to its live-action “Mulan” by mishandling human rights issues, Chinese customs, feminism and the material from the original animated version. Plot of the movie Based off the Chinese legend Hua Mulan, the film tells the story of a young woman, Mulan (played by Yifei Liu), who […]

‘Boys State’ highlights politics through the eyes of the youth

A24’s 2020 documentary “Boys State” is a profound, compelling and important look at American politics through the eyes of its youth, proving itself to be a must-see film in election season. The movie follows 1000 boys as they travel to Austin, Texas for an annual political event called Boys State. The concept is simple enough: […]

The HW Project allows for student collaboration during quarantine

The HW Project allows for student collaboration during quarantine

The performing arts department created the first ever HW Project, a multi-media time capsule that will allow the Upper School community to reflect on the year and express themselves through storytelling. The project is student-centered, but the entire operation is co-directed by performing arts teacher Michele Spears and Broadway veteran Jennifer Leigh Warren. In a […]

Industry Insiders

Industry Insiders

Producer and songwriter Gabe Yaron ’22 sat down at his piano to play and sing to his pop song “No Obligation.”  Throughout quarantine, he has been constantly making new music and collaborating with other creators, including his brother Ari Yaron ’18. However, he said that producing music remotely has posed new challenges.  “I’ve had much […]