Living away on a college campus while being a vegetarian is a lot harder than people think it is (I can’t even imagine what it’s like for vegans). Campuses love to say that they’re “vegetarian/vegan friendly” just to get as many new students as they can without “discriminating” against any potential newcomers. But just how “friendly” are colleges to students with restrictive diets? In most cases, hardly at all. The map below shows students’ opinions of how “vegan friendly” they think their college is—majority of it is plain red, meaning there are few vegan options available. Continue reading
DISCLAIMER: There are spoilers in this post regarding AMC’s The Walking Dead
WARNING: The pictures within this post are gory. I wouldn’t recommend continuing to read if you don’t think you can handle the gruesomeness
Because of the extreme bloodiness and goriness the actors experience in AMC’s hit thriller television show The Walking Dead, many of the show’s actors are now turned off completely to the idea of meat and have become vegetarians. In the show, zombies are constantly biting into and tearing up human bodies with their teeth. Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon), a lead role in the series, has publicly come out in a radio interview about being a vegetarian and says he’s “kind of bummed about it.” In the same interview, it is said that roughly 80% of the show’s food being catered is now vegetarian-based instead of other meat-based meals; after watching or personally biting raw meat out of another person’s body, most actors don’t want anything to do with eating meat for lunch.
So you’re a vegetarian. So what? Yet, you always get incredibly self-conscious when you start talking to that new hot guy or super cute girl in your class. But why? Because you think they’re going to turn you down when you tell them you love animals? They won’t want to take you out to dinner because you’ll have to ask the waiter for no chicken? They think you’re an embarrassing “tree hugger” who doesn’t bathe? Now that’s just ridiculous. Dating a vegetarian actually has its perks.
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