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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


Filed under Opinion

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...

What to expect when you look to Tinder to find love

What to expect when you look to Tinder to find love

Hunter Colvin

May 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

In case anyone was still unsure, Tinder is 100 percent a hookup app. I would know because I went on a Tinder date for the first, and probably last, time. Talking on Tinder is odd. There are some people who just want to get right to the hooking up part. There are some who never reply to messages...

The art of the swipe: finding a match

The art of the swipe: finding a match

February 24, 2015


Filed under Life, Tech

On sophomore Abigail Howlett’s phone you’ll find an array of apps like Snapchat, Pandora and Words With Friends. But there is one you won’t find: Tinder.“The concept is creepy and it’s very superficial to be able to say yes or no based on someone’s picture” Howlett said.Tinder allows users to ...

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