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Mall Rants: Feb. 16

Mall Rants is a regular feature in the Daily Wildcat in which students weigh in on current events and issues. This week, columnist Caroline Nachazel asked students how they feel about tattoos on other people and if they would ever personally get one.

“”I am kind of in the middle. I think that people with tattoos, it’s their decision to make. I personally feel like they are kind of gross and disgusting and give a poor image of yourself, and you can see them if you are applying for a job or whatever it may be. If I am trying to sleep with her for the night, it’s fine on a woman, but I’m not trying to bring her home to my parents.””

— Adam Richman, regional development junior

 ””I like them, but I feel like some people go a little too far. I feel like tattoos need to stay classy. I was 19 when I got mine and it was actually a Christmas gift from my stepmother. My family is pretty conservative but my stepmom has tattoos and I told her I wanted one, and she said that she would take me.””

— Rebecca Archer, junior majoring in speech language and hearing sciences

 ””They hurt. They are expensive, but if you get them done right, they look pretty cool. My brother died so I have his initials, so that is sentimental; and then I got a tribal because I am a big guy and I wanted a big tattoo so it is easy to fill.””

— Addison Bachman, undeclared junior

 ””I love them, I have three. They are all meaningful. One represents my sisters, one is about my journey in this life and the other one was my first tattoo, my love for music.””

— Shanelle Washington, sophomore majoring in Spanish

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