"Josh Jackson, chief editor of Paste Magazine, said he has mixed feelings on the issue.
"(Body art) says that they're not looking for safety and security in a job, that they care (more) about doing something interesting," he said. "It might also say their work is not a primary concern in life."
Gina Grumbach, a sophomore in nursing, said she would not remove her
tongue ring despite the concerns of working in health care.
"Just because people have body art doesn't mean they aren't just as qualified," she said. "Body art should be accepted by now."