Emoji Inequality

by Kristina Mullen Last April, the path to greater emoji equality was forged. Users became able to change the skin and hair color of the emoticon people on their iPhones to more accurately depict themselves. While many people hailed these changes as a step towards further acceptance of racial diversity in mainstream culture, these updates failed to address the…

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Emoji Inequality

by Kristina Mullen Last April, the path to greater emoji equality was forged. Users became able to change the skin and hair color of the emoticon people on their iPhones to more accurately depict themselves. While many people hailed these changes as a step towards further acceptance of racial diversity in mainstream culture, these updates…

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The Origins of Groundhog Day

by Kristina Mullen February 2nd always rolls around with an unassuming air. It feels like just another gray, chilly day in Cleveland. At some point or another, however, you realize that it’s Groundhog Day! A day that holds little to no significance for most but a holiday nonetheless. It holds its roots in ancient European…

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