By Tanner Nypen ’15 THE ROUNDUP Every November men all around the country will grow out their mustaches in order to raise money for cancer awareness through an even called Movember. Movember’s goal is to raise money to increase awareness and early detection, diagnosis and effective treatments of both prostate and testicular cancer in men. […]
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- December 5, 2011
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14
This November a small portion of students and teachers strolled around campus with unshaven upper lips, an unusual sight considering the school’s dress code.
“Movember” was in the air, a fundraiser sponsored by The Wrangler for raising awareness for men’s health issues. Following the lead of the national campaign, students and faculty alike could buy into the event for at least $25 and then compete to see who could grow the best mustache in one month.
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- December 13, 2010
By Colin Marston ’13
Between Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and elections, November is a month known for honored soldiers, poultry and politicians.
A more obscure presence on the monthly circuit is the event known as Movember.
A combination of “mo”, slang for moustache, and November, its central tenet is to raise awareness of men’s health issues through the publicity of facial hair.