Two first year students at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo gave their perspectives on tattoos.
Julie Wong is a first year sociology major and a fourth generation Asian American, from southern California. Wong was raised in a Presbyterian church. She herself has no tattoos or piercings claiming, “I never really was interested in either of the two”.
Mekenna Wilson is a first generation college student who is switching into the sociology program. She is a Caucasian mix of: German, Portuguese and Irish. Wilson has 11 piercings, 3 tattoos and a branding.