For some Bruins, getting a tattoo feels like a natural transition from leaving home for college, where they no longer seek parental guidance. (Photos courtesy of McKenna Lah & Mary Tyler. Photo illustration by Lauren Man/Assistant Photo editor & Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor.)
Turning 18 years old is a milestone that brings exciting new possibilities, but none are as set in “skin” as tattoos.
Tattoos have become increasingly common, especially among college-aged students.
Eco-conscious shoppers may aim to shop ethically, but they can also quickly fall prey to the misleading marketing tactics of clothing companies that deliberately attempt to appeal to this new demographic.
There is no possible way the world is going to survive 2021, or at least, that’s what my Facebook feed wants me to think.
The last year felt like one bad event after another, and society had nonstop access to the news all year long.
A majority of American adults have exercised civic activism through social media in various ways, according to a Pew Research Center report. Recently, social media has found itself increasingly marked by a new form of political activism: aesthetically pleasing slideshows and infographics.
To deactivate or not to deactivate? That is the question.
For the longest time, I saw social media as this vapid, soul-sucking creature. What could I possibly stand to gain from botox-filled Instagram posts and politically-incorrect Twitter headlines?
For many, the turn of the decade marked a newfound sense of optimism and hope. However, during a year of widespread wildfires, political tension and a global pandemic, some people found their mental health on rocky grounds.
Though many soon-to-be-parents applaud pink or blue smoke, a counterculture has emerged to challenge gender binary traditions. From boxy blazers to colorful crop tops, many Bruins are using gender-nonconforming fashion as a vehicle of self-expression.
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