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Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Purple people unite
It is time to ditch your boring blue Facebook skins and get one that shows your Mustangs spirit. now offers a downloadable skin for your Facebook, specially designed for Western students. The application replaces the traditional blue borders with purple ones and uses a Western Mustangs logo instead of Facebook’s symbol.

The Western skin is only compatible with Mozilla Firefox. It also requires the Greasemonkey extension. Both the Greasemonkey extension and the skin itself can be downloaded free of charge.

“I think it’s kind of cool,” first-year management and organizational studies student Taylor Hamet said.

On the other hand, first-year social science student Gillian Schurr thought it was “kind of tacky.”

“And it’s not necessary,” first-year social science student Cynthia McGill added.

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"Matt Pietrangelo

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