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The 10 Stages of Drunkenness

Lifestyle and Culture Staff Writer │Caitlin Morgan│cm141213@ohio.edu

Odds are if you are a college student, you have either been there, or you will be at some point in your four years – drunk. But drunk is not just drunk. No, no. Any seasoned pro can tell you that getting drunk is a process, filled with a rollercoaster of emotional twists and turns. I like to think of the journey as a series of ten phases from warrior type okay to the face plants we’d all love to pretend never happened. Continue reading The 10 Stages of Drunkenness

Three-Parent Babies: Prevention or a Slippery Slope?

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Emma McCallister | em542612@ohio.edu

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The law was passed with a vote of 382 MPs in favor and 128 against. Photo via Vita.it

In 2014, the United Kingdom estimated that within two years, three-parent babies would be possible. A year ahead of schedule, the law has been passed to make it so. Continue reading Three-Parent Babies: Prevention or a Slippery Slope?

Androgyny Meets High-End Fashion

Culture Staff Writer | Emma McCallister | em542612@ohio.edu

McCallister_Androgyny Meets High-EndSelfridges, a high-end UK-based department store, recently one-upped itself and its company slogan, “everyone is welcome,” when they revealed their new campaign, Agender. This new campaign will offer non-gender-specific collections. “Agender – fashion exploration of the masculine, the feminine and interplay found in-between,” Selfridges says of the upcoming campaign. Continue reading Androgyny Meets High-End Fashion

Girls and their Curls

Lifestyle Writer | Abbey Thomas | at767613@ohio.edu

We are as beautiful as we perceive those around us to be. Art by Lykke Steenbach Josephsen
We are as beautiful as we perceive those around us to be.
Art by Lykke Steenbach Josephsen

She’s got it all together: legs shaved, makeup perfect, jewelry on–not to mention her matching bra and panties to provide her with a boost of confid–Oh, wait… What about her hair? There’s not enough time in the world to straighten it, and those curls… well, they’re just kind of all over the place. And just when she thought she was looking so fine. Continue reading Girls and their Curls

FANGLE Music Review: Fifth Harmony

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

Flowers_FifthHarmonyReviewIt’s been a while since there has been a solid girl group in the music industry. Back in the 90s, all-girl bands were fairly common and hugely successful. Boy bands were popular then too, and have remained popular thanks to bands like the Jonas Brothers, One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer. Now, the all-girl group is back in the form of Fifth Harmony, and they are looking to stake their claim in pop music. Continue reading FANGLE Music Review: Fifth Harmony

Love is in the Air: How to Spend Valentine’s Day in Athens

Lifestyle Writer | Kayla Blanton | kb408112@ohio.edu

As if the breathtaking natural beauty of Athens’ brick streets and rolling hills aren’t romantic enough, there are quite a few charming local spots fit for every Bobcat couple this February. Whether you’re on a budget or ready for an extravagant evening with the one you love, a V-Day spent at any one of these places will be one that is hard to forget. Continue reading Love is in the Air: How to Spend Valentine’s Day in Athens

“The Bachelor” Stirs up Diversity Controversy

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Hayley Ross | hr332511@ohio.edu

"The Bachelor," which is currently running its 19th season, has often been criticized for lack of ethnic diversity among contestants. Photo by Hayley Ross
“The Bachelor,” which is currently running its 19th season, has often been criticized for lack of ethnic diversity among contestants.
Photo by Hayley Ross

Extravagant dates, cat fights and rose ceremonies can all be found on the hit reality dating show “The Bachelor.” This isn’t the case for non-Caucasian contestants, who know a different story. Diversity is an ongoing issue on the ABC show, which is currently airing its 19 season.

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