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Navigating dating world during COVID-19 pandemic

Navigating dating world during COVID-19 pandemic

Lauryn Aviles, Contributing Reporter

September 2, 2020

Singledom and dating already presented a whole host of problems before the outbreak of COVID-19.  From first-date jitters, to getting ghosted after a weeks-long fling, to much-to-be-desired hookups, dating can be reduced to one word: complicated. With COVID-19 mandates and regulations varying across state lines, the dating scene, along with every other sector of our lives, has completely transform...

A very New Orleans Valentine’s

Naomi Smith | Associate Artist

Jordan Moskowitz, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Sound the alarm, folks, because this Friday is the long-awaited Valentine’s Day. Whether you spend the holiday going on a romantic date with your significant other, binge-watching rom coms with your best friends or maybe taking yourself out on a nice date, Arcade has got you covered. Make the most of Valentine’s Day with this list of uniquely New Orleans way...

In praise of candid sex podcasts

Cecilia Hammond | Senior Staff Artist

Sarah Gralnek, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2020

In only an hour and 53 minutes, a listener can learn about the abortion bans in Georgia, how to tease your way into a date on dating apps, and the overconfidence of men gaslighting women in relationships.    Podcasts, especially sex and relationship podcasts such as Call Her Daddy, Guys ...

Tinder at Tulane: How Tinder impacts campus culture

Tinder at Tulane: How Tinder impacts campus culture

Campbell Lutz and Deeya Patel

September 27, 2018

"It gets me laid," says Brian* with a shrug. "So, there's that." Brian, a freshman from Chicago, is a frequent user of the popular dating app, Tinder. Tinder and other online dating apps are often used on Tulane's campus. The reasons for using these apps, however, vary widely. "Tinder was...

Saving serious relationships until after college benefits students

Saving serious relationships until after college benefits students

Jordan Hall, Views Section Editor

September 26, 2018

Would you marry someone you met in college? Many of us would probably say no. Our parents, however, likely would have said yes. In fact, many of them probably did marry a college sweetheart.Millennials are moving away from this dating norm. We are more and more likely to wait to get involved in seriou...

Online dating while black: How racial discrimination affects which way we swipe

Online dating while black: How racial discrimination affects which way we swipe

Jessica Galloway, Intersections Editor

September 26, 2018

The age of the internet has revolutionized many aspects of our lives, including the way we date. Unfortunately, the racial discrimination that one might experience in real life does occur online as well. Black people, and black women in particular, have a harder time finding their matches online. In...

Intersectional Confessional: My date with a Trump supporter

Intersectional Confessional: My date with a Trump supporter

Lauren Flowers, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2018

In hindsight, using Tinder the first week of freshman year to “make friends” was a bad idea. But all my (white) friends were doing it, and I felt a slight yearning for the right swipe of approval that has become a cultural mainstay as dating apps surge in popularity. Most of my matches were black. I was used ...

Letter from the Editor: Dating apps, self-discovery and Tulane

Letter from the Editor: Dating apps, self-discovery and Tulane

Canela López, Editor–in–Chief

September 26, 2018

For many of us undergraduate students, our time at college is an era of intellectual, spiritual and, for a lucky few, sexual exploration. It is a time to grow, to learn and to find ourselves. Though soul searching can come in many forms, some of us find ourselves seeking companionship on this road...

Looking for Love

dating survey

Jordan Figueredo and Brandi Doyal

February 16, 2017

The prevalence of dating apps and hookup culture is a different landscape from the dating experiences of previous generations, but many students are still seeking serious and long-term relationships. On college campuses around the country, students are swiping right, going out and hooking up. In a...