FANGLE Music Review: Taylor Swift, 1989

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

Hk1i7sdKifGKCp-5FiaCbMJp59JMOn7VG_y_O3ojc8kTaylor Swift has FINALLY released her much-anticipated fifth album, 1989. 1989, Swift’s first pure pop album, was dropped on Monday at midnight, and I must admit, I’ve been obsessively listening to it ever since. With 1989, Swift has fully transitioned into a new era in her career.

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Humans Of Athens: Interview with Colby Brothers

Culture Staff Writer | Raichel Jenkins | rj790813@ohio.edu

2NzEZirtZMmq3hd-twD6xNx39QUfe893azyouyJdOcsColby Brothers is a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering from Lewis Center, Ohio.

FANGLE: How would you describe your sense of fashion and how does this tell the world about who you are as a person?

Colby Brothers: I feel that I have some knowledge when it comes to fashion. I mean, everyone has those days where you just want to wear sweats, but I think it shows that anyone can clean up well.

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Humans of Athens: Halloween Edition, Bryan Croft

Culture Staff Writer | Raichel Jenkins | rj790813@ohio.edu | @rj790813

*Editor’s Note: In spirit of HallOUween weekend here in Athens, FANGLE decided to interview people in their halloween costumes while in character.

Bryan Croft is a freshman business major from Louisville, KY.

Bryan Croft is a freshman business major.
Bryan Croft is a freshman business major

FANGLE: So, the obvious question, what is your Halloween costume?
BC: I’m being an OU squirrel.

F: Have you ever had any encounters with the famous OU squirrels?
BC: *Blank stare and runs away

F: What advice do you have for taming the OU squirrels we see on campus? Is it possible to live in harmony with the creatures?
BC:
Just don’t touch their nuts.

F: As an OU squirrel, what would your advice be to the campus?
BC: Watch both ways before crossing the street.

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Letter From the Editor: Take stance against discrimination

Dear Readers:

I still remember the first time I’ve ever been discriminated against.

Our top story on our website is one that I think everyone in the world needs to read and consider. Though we live in a personal bubble most of the time, how often do we try and take a stance for those who are ganged up on?

FANGLE Editor-in-Chief Hannah Yang
FANGLE Editor-in-Chief Hannah Yang

How would you feel if someone singled you out because of what you looked like? By the color of your skin, the shape of your eyes, your gender, your disability, your sexual orientation, or your beliefs?

I remember when I took this position at FANGLE. Though mostly I’ve heard great feedback, sometimes I’ve received criticism based on my gender and my race.

“How will she be able to handle the job? It’s unusual for a woman to be the head of something this big.”

“She got the job because she’s Asian.”

Have you ever felt like your accomplishments were never really achieved based on your skills, but rather because you were meeting a specific quota for diversity?

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Racial tension still exists, take stance for justice

Lifestyle Staff Photographer | Tyler Ross | tr060513@ohio.edu

You may not have been there or even know what it was about, but the Hands Up Walk Out Protest was quite possibly the beginning of real awareness and change in the United States. The Hands Up Walk Out protest was in response to the recent tensions between civilians and police, specifically among black youth.

FANGLE Magazine|  Tyler Ross
FANGLE Magazine | Tyler Ross

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Actors feel empowerment in American Horror Story

Culture Staff Writer | Raichel Jenkins | rj790813@ohio.edu | @rj790813

v9U2pvPPBtCZ0Gqegc71koQiTQW09gpvAJxYKdLFieEThis season of Ryan Murphy’s hit television show American Horror Story: Freak Show is breaking boundaries for TV production in more ways than usual. While this show has a history of bringing unpleasant historical times to the public eye from the asylums of the 1960s to the Salem witch trials, Murphy loves to shock the public with elements of truth.

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