It’s Movember!

To the chagrin of women around the world, the entire month of November, also known now as Movember, has been dedicated to growing moustaches. But those stubbled lips are all for a good cause: every one of those ‘staches helps “change the face of men’s health.”

It is simple, grow a "mo" and keep it for the entire month of November to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer and male mental health.

Movember started in Australia and New Zealand in 2004 and in 2007 really took off around the world, including Canada. In 2011, Canadians were the largest contributors to Movember charities of any country. So, should you come across a wispy, awkward looking moustache this month, remember it is for a good cause… and not all members of the campus community have the power of the moustache like these figures from U of S history.

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