The Dehumanizing Trend of Culturally Insensitive Costumes
As Halloween approaches, the pages of UC Santa Cruz’s Facebook network have hosted a number of conversations about costumes. One in particular focused on Native American costumes and their popularity contributing to issues of cultural insensitivity. A simple search for “Indian costume” on the Internet is telling — the first page of results on Google Shopping reads “tribal tease Indian,” “tribal treat” and “sexy Native American temptress.”
Halloweenworld Holiday Celebration Slated for Rio Theatre
There are a variety of options when it comes to choosing how to celebrate during the spooky holiday season. While going to a costume party, watching a horror flick indoors and trick-or-treating are all beloved Halloween activities, the Rio Theatre’s Halloweenworld “Come As You Aren’t” festival offers an array of these activities all under one roof.