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When drugs and hookup culture intersect, swipe left

When drugs and hookup culture intersect, swipe left

Tori Scala

April 27, 2019

Swipe right if you agree: Tinder is a toxic app that leads many into awkward situations in the UVM community. If you’re unfamiliar with the app, it’s an online dating platform popular with younger users. But these days, dating is not Tinder’s sole purpose. You may come across the occasional...

How to take control of your sex life: reflect and repeat

How to take control of your sex life: reflect and repeat

Izzy Abraham

December 15, 2018

Sometimes a hookup happens so quickly that we don’t take the time to reflect. I think it’s important now more than ever that we, meaning everyone, reflect on our sexual encounters. It’s important to maintain healthy self-talk, to reflect often and to reflect on ideas other than sex and romanc...

On long distance relationships

On long distance relationships

Mills Sparkman

December 14, 2017

Many college students know long-distance relationships don’t always last, but how many students know that sometimes they do? With terms like “Breakvember” – a nickname for November, because it’s known as the breakup month – and the seemingly dominant hookup culture on college campuses, it...

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