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It’s going down, we’re yelling Tinder

So you wanna be a Tinder dater? The swiping motion of the app lets you skip your finger push-ups for the day and satisfies the same addiction a slot machine does. And just like a slot machine, it keeps you coming back. Sometimes you hit…

Four-point scale

Attractiveness is not easy to measure, and up until now most of us have been relying on a method that’s vastly overrated and far too complicated. That’s right, I’m talking about the 10-point scale of attraction. If you’re hoping to label how good-looking someone is,…

What you need to hear

It’s no secret that the hardest pill to swallow has a tendency to be the one you need to hear the most. It takes form in the unpopular opinions of your friends or those quiet thoughts you’ve forced to the recesses of your mind because…

Five stages of ‘the feels’

Ah yes, “the feels,” better summed up as the emotions that shake up your world no matter how much you try to pretend they don’t exist. Sometimes “the feels” aren’t the worst thing in the world even though they seem to come at the worst…

Better than sex: love

My crumpled Dove chocolate wrapper (let’s be honest, four of the wrappers from the 10 I devoured in one sitting) declared, “Love is nice, but chocolate’s better.” What a stupid sentiment. This Valentine’s Day, don’t let Hallmark profit off your self-pity and desire to fit…

Simple expressions of love

Valentine’s Day is rolling around and many couples will be indulging in extravagant meals, cozying up by the fire or watching their favorite chick flick. On the other hand, I will be stuck in this weird zone between being cuffed and a single man. So…

Nudes declassified school survival guide

Warning: The following content may not be suitable for some readers. If this topic makes you uncomfortable, do not proceed. Are your nudes becoming dull, forgettable? Duck lips and a leg popped just not doin’ it anymore? Luckily for you, I’ve compiled a list of…

Light stalking is not the way to a girl’s heart

As a 5-foot-2-inch girl who wears all black, leather and screws as earrings, I’ve been described as intimidating as hell. However, I was intimidated as hell when a boy from my senior year art class asked me what exact color I dyed my hair so…

A brief history of Valentine’s Day

The rituals evolved around Valentine’s Day are vast and varied, but where do these rituals come from? Why exactly do we give each other chocolate, cards and flowers? Who was this Valentine guy, anyway? Valentine’s Day springs from the Roman festival of Lupercalia. Rather than…

The best drinks to drown your sorrows

Escaping all of the reminders that you are alone on Valentine’s Day, yet again, can be an impossible challenge. You can’t look at any social media without everyone’s love in your face. All of your friends are spending the day with their significant other. The…

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