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Stop settling for bad sex

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor November 10, 2021

Long gone are the days of meeting someone in a dimly lit jazz club with stolen glances and love at first sight. Replacing the old fashioned romance game are dating apps such as Tinder, Bumble and Hinge....

Professor spotlight: Lisa Wade researches COVID-19 hookup culture

Professor spotlight: Lisa Wade researches COVID-19 hookup culture

Caroline Latta, Staff Reporter March 10, 2021

Lisa Wade, an associate professor of sociology and author of the book “American Culture: The New Culture of Sex on Campus” is currently studying hookup culture and how it has altered due to the pandemic. “When...

Hooking up in the age of Coronavirus is just as toxic, if not worse.

OPINION | COVID-19 manages to worsen hookup culture

Anna Dixon, Contributing Writer November 18, 2020

Long gone are the days of the post-night-out hookup, when one could find validation from a complete stranger after their true person of interest ignored them at the party earlier that evening. COVID-19...

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The failure of gay community building in college

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor May 1, 2020

For many closeted gay high school kids, college was the beaming light at the end of the tunnel. Confined to  small suburban hometowns and stifled by the ignorance of our young peers, we knew that...

Tinder at Tulane: How Tinder impacts campus culture

Tinder at Tulane: How Tinder impacts campus culture

Campbell Lutz and Deeya Patel September 26, 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...

Sourced from The Promise and Peril of Hookup Culture, presented by Professor Lisa Wade of Occidental College

Hookup culture does not equal feminism

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor February 2, 2017

“Hookup culture” has become a common phrase in today’s society. It describes a culture in which many people have casual sexual experiences with one another, often looking for encounters with no...

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