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Students from the support movement for Ayotzinapa, Mexico, expand on types of changes in an open forum on March 26 in building V-101. The panel expands and diversifies with those representing similar causes, such as, topics arising in Palestine and American Black culture. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

City College sheds light on social justice

April 21, 2015

Mayra Almaraz tearfully recounted how her ex-boyfriend is serving a life sentence for a botched robbery due to the three strikes law. Almaraz shared her...

Illustration by Edgar Inda.

Pro: Emoji-nius ways for Apple to insert cultural diversity

March 24, 2015

Apple users can now test beta iOS 8.3, which has prompted some raised eyebrows about the 300 new emojis with five new racially diverse skin tones. The...

Con: Diverse emojis will cause issues for Apple users

Cherelle Roberts

March 24, 2015

This spring, Apple will be releasing new, racially diverse emojis. After previewing these new emoticons, I could not help but notice issues that I feel will receive negative feedback. The idea of trying to create diversity within the world of technology is ridiculous. No one will ever be satisfied. Apple stated that its intention is to “update the standard so that it b...

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