In almost every human being is something that connects us together, an undeniable truth separating the normal from the insane. While some are more affected by this belief than others, shreds of it can be found universally. That truth is the opinion that clowns create an uneasy feeling.
With the recent attacks in Pakistan and Paris, along with the bombings that occurred in Brussels and Turkey, both students and parents have begun to worry about the risks of studying in a foreign country. Study abroad programs offer effective ways to learn about other languages and people by being immersed in a different culture. Students gain the skills of functioning in an interdependent world by living and studying in another country. With these foreign experiences, students learn to live, understand and appreciate different perspectives. Continue reading Terrorist Attacks Threaten Study Abroad Opportunities→
It’s amazing how fast the entertainment industry moves these days. It seems like stars can be born overnight, but that doesn’t mean they can’t carry a punch. And 16-year-old Canadian singer Shawn Mendes is the perfect example of that. Continue reading FANGLE Music Review: Shawn Mendes→
Lifestyle Writer | Abigail Thomas | firstname.lastname@example.org
In honor of Earth Day last week, it’s only fair that we talk about one of Mother Nature’s “greatest” gifts to women—periods. Whether or not you’re a fan of the monthly event, you’re most likely a fan of freedom of speech. So, how are periods and freedom of speech related, you ask? Continue reading Social Media Censorship: What’s the deal?→
Lifestyle & Culture Staff Writer | Emma McCallister | email@example.com
It’s funny the things you remember from childhood. For example, watching your grandmother so diligently cut up one of those beverage carriers; the plastic six-pack rings. Years later, I too feel the urge to carve up the piece of plastic the moment I lay eyes on it. “SAVE THE DOLPHINS!” my inner activist screams.
Although the dolphins now have many crusaders on their side and most plastic six-pack rings are biodegradable, still not all interaction between society and marine life has had a positive impact. The trash we continue to throw away actually has a serious impact on marine ecosystems and the life that inhabits them. In case nothing majorly detrimental is popping into your head, look no further: the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, also known as the Pacific Trash Vortex. Continue reading The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: What You Need to Know→
Lifestyle Writer | Abbey Thomas | firstname.lastname@example.org
To kick off International Week, on Monday students at Ohio University began the celebration of their global family by sporting their favorite international clothing. The International Student Union held a fashion and talent show featuring clothing from around the world worn by the international students themselves! With international students from over 118 countries and about 80 languages spoken on campus, it’s safe to say that diversity makes a beautiful fashion statement. And what better to flaunt our diverse culture than with fashion? Continue reading International Dress Day Makes a Colorful Fashion Statement→
Melanie Foster | Society Staff Writer | email@example.com
On Thursday, April 2, an outline was announced that detailed an agreement to be made at the end of June limiting Iran’s nuclear programs. Assuming the contract does not fall apart before June 30, this deal would be a huge step toward ending the worlds concerns with Iran and their nuclear powers. Continue reading Is The Iran Nuclear Deal Too Good To Be True?→
FANGLE’s writers banded together to view and review as many films at the Athens Film Festival as possible. We laughed and we cried (not really), but we did have a great time learning more about film, meeting directors and experiencing new movies. So, without further ado, here is our list of the best and worst movies of this year’s 42nd annual film festival at The Athena Cinema. Continue reading Best & Worst Movies We Saw at the Athens Film Festival→
Today’s culture is highly modern and digitized, compared to what it was several years ago. Now, much of life, especially those of the Millennial generation, is spent online. It’s where we get our news, communicate with others and share our thoughts through social media platforms. It is also often used to stream and listen to music through websites such as Pandora and Spotify. Although these websites are currently the leading music streaming services, a new platform may soon stand as a competitor. Continue reading FANGLE Music: New Music Streaming Service Breaks Onto the Scene→