Casey Patterson is a sophomore at Capital University, and she got her tattoo in July of 2016. The tattoo is located on her left forearm. “Kyrie Eleison” translates to “Lord have mercy on me” in Greek, and this holds a deep meaning to Patterson. (above)
Devin Nyhart is a first-year at Capital University, and she got her first tattoo in August of 2015. This tattoo is located on the side of her leg. She has multiple tattoos but says that this cat tattoo is her most important piece. The tattoo is a memorial of her cat, Bubby. He was around 35 pounds, and he passed away from a birth defect that her family was unaware of. Bubby was Nyhart’s best friend and acted more like a dog than he did a cat. He changed her life, and she doesn’t think she’ll ever meet a cat like him. He is so unique that she felt she needed a piece that captured his essence.
Lindsay Abramowitz is a sophomore at Capital University, and she got her tattoo in August of 2016. She decided to get this tattoo because she “freaking loves cats.” Abramowitz has two cats and says that, when she lives on her own, she is going to own five cats. The tattoo means a lot to her because it tells people of her love for cats.
Mikayla Lesnick is a first-year at Capital University, and she got her tattoo in July of 2016. She has wanted a tattoo since she was 11, and her mom finally let her get one in July. The hand and eye are a symbol of protection, meaning that God is always watching over her. The “ohm” inside of the hand is a relaxation symbol, telling her to keep herself together.
Natalee Adams is a first-year at Capital University, and she got her tattoo on Sept. 24, 2016. It was her friend’s birthday, and her friends asked her to get a tattoo with her, so Adams said yes. The tattoo is a symbol of Adams growing, like a plant, as a person now that she’s in college.
Ryan Wireman is a junior at Capital University, and he got his tattoo in December of 2015. He wanted a tattoo and picked this one because it has a lot of meaning to him and is a quote from his favorite poet. Wireman says that the tattoo speaks for itself. It means to find what really means a lot to you, and do what you have to in order to get what you want, or to keep it.