FANGLE Music Review: Imagine Dragons

Culture Staff Writer | Katie Flowers | kf163911@ohio.edu

Music Review Imagine DragonsIt is hard to believe that it’s been over two years since Imagine Dragons released their debut album, Night Visions. It’s the album that launched the band into superstardom with huge hits like It’s Time, Radioactive and Demons. It’s almost shocking that they put so much time in between albums. Yet, the new project may have been worth the wait. Their sophomore album, Smoke + Mirrors, will hopefully offer the band just as much success and smash hits as their first. Continue reading FANGLE Music Review: Imagine Dragons

Taking a Stand through Spreading the Word

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Sydney Dawes | sd983213@ohio.edu

This year, Ohio University has experienced multiple protests, rallies and demonstrations regarding issues like racial prejudice, sexual and gender inequality and rape culture. What many fail to remember is that a majority of organizations tackle social issues in ways other than protesting. Here are just a few organizations that raise awareness through alternative tactics and impact the campus. Continue reading Taking a Stand through Spreading the Word

When Opposites Attract: Extroverts Vs. Introverts in Relationships

Lifestyle Writer | Kayla Blanton | kb408112@ohio.edu

Differences attract, but communication keeps you together photo via candidandfrankphotography
Differences attract, but communication keeps you together
photo via candidandfrankphotography

One would never guess that the girl sitting in the corner at the bar using her cellphone as a social shield would end up dating the guy who’s buying shots for the entire place. The age-old saying “opposites attract” couldn’t be more accurate here. Thanks to immediate access to dating websites and good old-fashioned chemistry, it’s not uncommon for opposite personality types to end up together. Regardless if you’ve met the yin to your yang online or at the bar, you might be faced with hurdles that will test your relationship, but these aren’t impossible to overcome. Extrovert or introvert, there are some tried and true pointers to help keep any relationship alive. Continue reading When Opposites Attract: Extroverts Vs. Introverts in Relationships

7 Days of Freedom

Lifestyle Writer | Caitlyn Adams | ca023612@ohio.edu

6aWhen your boobs are size 32 A, going without a bra doesn’t seem like the end of the world. But for some reason, my friends still cracked jokes when I decided to ditch the undergarment for seven days. That’s right – for one week, I did everything I would normally do, but without a bra. I know it sounds like a dream, but lacking the um, support, of your favorite brassiere presents a very unique set of problems. I’m here to answer all of your questions and concerns linked with bare boobies. Continue reading 7 Days of Freedom

DIY: THE ALMIGHTY COCONUT OIL

Culture Staff Writer | Rachel Sinistro | rs651613@ohio.edu

4aThe frigid temperatures of winter can be pretty damaging to our skin and hair, am I right? All of the skin and hair cures out there can be overwhelming and quite ambiguous to home remedy novices like myself. After trying out countless different beauty remedies that never seemed to work, I finally decided to try out coconut oil. I had heard that coconut oil is exceptionally beneficial to your skin and hair, and after trying it out for myself, I came to find that it truly is a miracle worker. Continue reading DIY: THE ALMIGHTY COCONUT OIL

Why your roommate is basically your spouse

Lifestyle Writer | Michelle Law | ml587613@ohio.edu

Your roommate has become your spouse, whether you realize it or not. Have you ever noticed that your roommate is there beside you in sickness and in health, through fighting and laughter and drives you insane most of the time, but you’ll be the first to fight their battles if someone else messes with them? Continue reading Why your roommate is basically your spouse

The Top Three Flaws of Black History Month

Lifestyle Writer | Abigail Thomas | at767613@ohio.edu

Black History Month – a time where we honor and celebrate our black culture and accomplishments throughout American history. While many may think that giving America this special month is a beneficial practice, there are a several issues with its execution that I believe affect its… effectiveness. Continue reading The Top Three Flaws of Black History Month

FANGLE Music Review: Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack

Culture Staff Writer | Katie Flowers | kf163911@ohio.edu

1aOne of the year’s most highly anticipated movies opened this past Friday just in time for Valentine’s Day. Fifty Shades of Grey, adapted from the best-selling series by E.L. James, had a dominating weekend at the box office. According to an article from Time, the movie made $94.4 million in its opening weekend. It took the record for the best February opening, even narrowly beating out The Passion of the Christ. Continue reading FANGLE Music Review: Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack