‘Adventure Time’ Will Soon Say Farewell, But Its Complex Legacy Won’t Be Forgotten

Finn is sweet. Jake is fatherly, yet fun, and Princess Bubblegum is a genius that reminds me of the independently dynamic Powerpuff Girls (of the nineties and two thousands) that modern cartoons tend to lack. But Lumpy Space Princess is my favorite. Each character has unique tendencies, speech and resides in different geographic locations in… Read More ‘Adventure Time’ Will Soon Say Farewell, But Its Complex Legacy Won’t Be Forgotten

How a Music Class Taught Me That My Culture is Valuable Too

For most of my life, I felt like my people didn’t have a culture. In elementary school, I was taught that African people were taken from Western countries on the continent and brought to America and the surrounding areas as slaves. I also learned that after centuries of enduring harsh, uncompensated labor, the newly-named African-Americans marched,… Read More How a Music Class Taught Me That My Culture is Valuable Too

Facebook deserves applause for removing “feeling fat”

Anxious. Blissful. Confused. Disappointed. Enraged. Fat. All of these are emotions but the last word. Among Facebook’s expansion of techniques is a feature that allows users to post emoticons, small icons that represent certain moods, to their statuses. Until March 10, the emoticon’s feelings category consisted of a mood called “feeling fat” alongside a character… Read More Facebook deserves applause for removing “feeling fat”