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Camp counselor’s first tattoo inspired by pivotal summer work experience


September 18, 2015

Junior Caitlin Laughlin recently got her first tattoo, inspired by her time working at Akron Rotary Camp for children and adults with special needs.Laughlin has worked at the camp for almost three years now, and recently got ...

Tattoo of a Biblical scripture inspires senior to think of God

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September 11, 2015

Senior Shelbi Young has a tattoo on the top of her foot as a reminder not to ever give up. The tattoo says “Walk by Faith” and also has a cross next to it.She got her tattoo in October 2013, shortly after moving to Austin...

Criminal justice student places tattoos strategically to avoid judgement in future jobs

Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Although Johnny Rutherford has many tattoos, he especially points to two that represent the love he has for his mother and his appreciation for life.   “I was 17 years old when I received my first tattoo,” said Rutherford...

Senior admires photography, art history with two tattoos

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November 14, 2014

Some people get tattoos to preserve a memory. Others seek to color the bare canvas that is their skin. On the other hand, Deanna Crane, a senior photo-communications major at St. Edward’s University, has gotten tattoos for ...

Topper Tat: Senior never thought she would get tattoos, now she has three

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October 27, 2014

Tattoos are an expression of who we are as individuals. Senior Natasha Rondao has three tattoos, all of which have special meaning in her life.She sees the power that tattoos hold for people, but she did not always know that she wa...

Freshman gets star tattoos to honor her family members’ memories


October 20, 2014

Tattoos can often be seen as a memory that will forever be with people since it is permanently etched onto their body, and to freshman Brynlin Curry it’s not any different since she got a tattoo that commemorates and reminds her o...

Freshman gets floral tattoo to represent family, individuality


September 28, 2014

Two recurring themes usually appear in tattoo meanings.People often get tattoos that identify with their true selves, or honor a family member and/or tradition.Freshman Ayanna Edwards has a beautiful tattoo on her left should...

Topper Tats: More is more for inked freshman


September 14, 2014

Annie Timar is a freshman here at St. Edward’s and has something that sets her apart from the rest: she has not one but nineteen tattoos.July 2013 was when she got her first tattoo; the day after her eighteenth birthday.Her first t...

‘Lion King’ inspired tattoo represents staying true


March 20, 2014

Tattoos are often text or characters that have an easily understood story or meaning. However, some are images or symbols that can be abstract but are in no way less meaningful. There are some tattoos that combine both modes of expr...

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