FANGLE Culture: Binge Gaming

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Madison Lantelme-Capitano | ml540312@ohio.edu

Last week, I decided that reality absolutely sucked and I needed to be as far away from it as possible. I bought popcorn, candy and some energy drinks. I locked my door, put on my fluffy pink bathrobe and proceeded to relieve stress the best way I know how — binge gaming.

I alternated between “Majora’s Mask,” “Grand Theft Auto V” and “Skyrim.” By the time I woke from my caffeine-and-sugar-induced haze, I realized I had spent the last three days cooped up in my room with no substantial food and zero contact with the real world.

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FANGLE Greek Files: Phi Kappa Psi

Culture Staff Editor | Jackie Petre | jp774811@ohio.edu

*Editor’s Note: For anyone not involved in it, Greek Life can often seem like a world of its own. You might see members in togas, bow ties or ridiculous ’80s outfits hanging out at the bars on a Thursday night and wonder why they chose a college lifestyle so different than your own. The funny thing is, if you actually take the time to talk to a member of Greek Life, you’ll quickly discover that they are normal students, just like you.

That’s where the Greek Files come in. Each week, we will be profiling a new, random member from a social, business, service, honors or otherwise fraternity or sorority, to show people the real students involved in Greek Life and what going Greek means to them.

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Culture Music Reviews: Tove Lo- “Queen Of The Clouds”

Culture Staff Writer | Katie Flowers

ToveLoPicThere is a talented new artist from Sweden who is already taking over United States’ pop charts. Tove Lo, whose real name is Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson, is a Swedish singer-songwriter who is here to make her mark. Tove Lo released her debut EP titled “Truth Serum” earlier this year, and on Sept. 30 she released her first full- length album called “Queen Of The Clouds.” With a title like that, it is guaranteed to be a lot of fun.

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Culture Music Review: Vance Joy “Dream Your Life Away”

Culture Staff Writer | Katie Flowers

Vance Joy isn’t quite a well-known name yet, but he is certainly on his way. Joy, whose real name is James Keogh, is an Australian singer-songwriter who is starting to make a name for himself in the United States. Prior to his start in music, Joy was pursuing a law degree. But his career in law has recently taken a turn to focus on Joy’s biggest passion, creating music.

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DIY: Make beautiful photo transfers without breaking bank

Lifestyle Editor | Diana Wiebe

I am a total non-DIY kind of girl. I am not artistic and I get frustrated with my attempts to make my room look girly and cute. However, I still am willing to give something the old college try and hope it turns out something like the Pinterest picture. Here’s a quick and simple way to display your favorite photos that won’t break the bank.

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From Strangers to Dinner with Family

Lifestyle Staff | Hayley Ross
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Students in attendance at Dinner with 12 Strangers introduce themselves before eating dinner.

Ten students and two alumni nervously sat down for a fine Cuban dinner on Oct. 8. All twelve were strangers. After less than two hours, both the students and alumni walked away with new insight and eleven new Bobcat family members.

 

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