The Shakerite

Vibrating Tattoo Solves Our Energy Crisis

Sarah Shaw, Opinion Editor

April 25, 2012

  As a kid you probably wanted to be a robot or Buzz Lightyear. Look no further, your childhood dream is one step closer to reality. This technologically advanced nation has come up with your perfect solution. You can now get a ta...

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Tattoo

Alysse Eberhard, Marissa Miller and Rachel Shaw, Cover Story Editors

March 2, 2012

Am I OK with the pain involved? Am I comfortable with a tattoo becoming a permanent part of my body? Do I accept that there may be some health risks? Can I accept “tattoo attention” as part of my life? Do I have a ...

Parlors, Parents and Permission

Alysse Eberhard, Marissa Miller and Rachel Shaw, Cover Story Editors

February 27, 2012

Ohio is one of only nine states that require tattoo parlors to hold operating licenses. However, tattoo artists receive no formal training other than a period of apprenticeship, and it’s up to the parlor’s proprietor to determine...

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