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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...

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...

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...

Dating Apps: A Taxonomy

Dating Apps: A Taxonomy

Nurah Lambert , Arcade Editor September 26, 2018

Dating is a crucial social process for many — learning more about oneself, finding true love and weeding out creeps. At first there was just mating and then there was courting. Now there is swiping....

Contributing reporter Sari Axelrod investigates the stigma surrounding dating apps on Tulane's campus.

Love at first swipe: the stigma surrounding online dating

Sari Axelrod, Contributing Reporter September 26, 2018

These days, you would be hard pressed to find something your cell phone can’t do. We rely on our phones for everything — to wake up in the morning, to submit school assignments and to communicate...

Why we swipe right: What (not) to do with your profile

Why we swipe right: What (not) to do with your profile

Jennings Nelson and Alex Calloway September 26, 2018

In an increasingly digital world, online dating apps are becoming the modus operandi on college campuses. After all, if there is no need to leave your dorm room to meet the person of your dreams, then...

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...

Awkward Sex Stories: Meeting the Family

Awkward Sex Stories: Meeting the Family

September 22, 2018

Okay, tonight is the night. I’m about to lose my virginity … to a cute 26-year-old guy I found on Tinder. We matched a few days before, and he kept sending me messages that had me blushing and ready...

Airing of Grievances: Tinder

Tyler Mead, Arcade Editor November 19, 2015

Dear Tinder Users, While I applaud your noble pursuit of e-love, it's about time I don my crotchety-old-man pants and complain about technology. This is not me saying smartphone hookup apps are...

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