Beard Off: Pierce v. Larson

We like to stay pretty competitive here at The Thrill, and nothing says “healthy competition” quite like a gold old-fashioned Beard Off.  In honor of No Shave November and beyond, we leave it to you, the reader, to decide who truly has the better beard as we pit one barb against another.

"Beard Facts" brought to you by one of today's brave contestants.

“Beard Facts” brought to you by one of today’s brave contestants.

Happy Movember, everyone. Let’s talk about beards, or “face koozies” as they are sometimes known. Whether you are growing a beard to impress a friend or raise awareness for charity, I tip my hat to you.

This week’s bitter beard battle features Samuel Larson ’17 and Max Pierce ’17. Who wore it best? Only you, the reader can decide… Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate No Shave November

The city of Copenhagen celebrates Movember each year by decorating their city buses. Pretty cool, huh?

An autumn chill is in the air, the trees are shedding their leaves and as we turn the calendar pages, it comes the time of year to celebrate that time-honored tradition: No-Shave November (or Movember, depending on who you ask).

Not sure if you readers know, but a single organization actually spearheaded the No-Shave November movement. Movember, a global charity founded in 2004, asks men each year to preserve their mustaches in November. This isn’t just for fun, explains the organization on their website, “through the power of the Mo, vital funds and awareness are raised to combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges.”

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