Reporter Cassandra Hsiao and Auli'i Cravalho at the Moana Press Conference.

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Video: Meet the voice behind Disney’s ‘Moana,’ Auli’i Cravalho

Auli’i Cravalho’s only a junior in high school and yet has booked a historical role as the youngest Disney Princess voice actress! Meet the voice behind “Moana” as we talk about her Polynesian roots, growing up in Hawaii, passion for acting and singing, love of biology, and of course, girl power.   Catch “Moana” in theaters,…
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Cassandra Hsiao

November 18, 2016

Auli’i Cravalho’s only a junior in high school and yet has booked a historical role as the youngest Disney Princess voice actress! Meet the voice behind “Moana” as we talk about her Polynesian roots, growing up in Hawaii, passion for acting and singing, love of biology, and of course, girl power.

Reporter Cassandra Hsiao interviews Auli'i Cravalho at the Moana Press Conference.

Reporter Cassandra Hsiao interviews Auli’i Cravalho at the “Moana” Press Conference.

Cassandra Hsiao's drawing of Moana signed by Dwayne Johnson (bottom left), Auli'i Cravalho (top left), and Lin-Manuel Miranda (top right).

Cassandra Hsiao’s drawing of “Moana” signed by Dwayne Johnson (bottom left), Auli’i Cravalho (top left), and Lin-Manuel Miranda (top right).

 

Catch “Moana” in theaters, Nov. 23!

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

What is lambda? You may know that it’s the eleventh letter in the Greek alphabet. Perhaps you recall from Physics that it’s the symbol used to represent wavelength in calculations, or you might have heard about it from other places. In C++, a lambda is an expression...