Post Tagged with: "Movember"

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Movember foundation sparks conversation on men’s suicide prevention

What began as a joke among friends in an Australian bar in 2003 has grown to become a campaign aimed at preventing suicide in men around the world.

by Nicholas Baxter· · Arts & Life
(Ryersonian archive)

Movember: more than ‘staches

With the abundance of moustaches and beards around the city, surely people must know that Movember is upon us. Every year when November rolls around you see a lot of people having fun with the campaign, trying (and maybe failing) to grow handlebars or a Monopoly man ʼstache. But sometimes you can’t help but wonder if they have raised any […]

by Hailey Salvian· · Guest Opinion, Health, Opinion
Movember: Armchair Advocacy

Movember: Armchair Advocacy

Every year I dread the arrival of November. Yes the month of November has my birthday and means the countdown to Christmas has begun. However, it also marks the start of what I dread: Movember. Every November 1st, my boyfriend shaves off his perfectly groomed scruff to reveal the baby face hidden underneath. It eventually grows out to the prickly […]

by Tamara Sestanj· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
Showing off his Movember 'stache: Hamid Shihabdeen – second-year business technology management student (Alexis Goncalves / Ryersonian Staff)

Slacktivism

It’s that time of year again. Thousands of moustache-growing “Mo Bros” from across the world unite and ditch the razor for 30 days in what has become widely embraced as Movember. The intention is to help “change the face of men’s health” by signing up with the Movember Foundation and using their fuzzy upper lips to raise awareness and funds […]

by Alexis Goncalves· · Features
(Ryersonian archive)

Beards of Ryerson gear up for Movember

Movember is here but some Ryerson students have been showcasing their facial hair for weeks now, on the new student-run Facebook page: Beards of Ryerson. “All the beard fans can enjoy and explore the wonderful beards that Ryerson has to offer,” says Abdullah Idroos, a third-year business management student and one of the men behind Beards of Ryerson. “It’s a […]

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