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College Dating 101

Yukiko Yamazaki September 10, 2020

illustration by Ren Rader Going into your first year at Trinity, you will likely find yourself caught in college dating culture, either through your own experiences or your friend’s drama. I am sure...

Diary of a confused lesbian

Diary of a confused lesbian

Ruby Walker February 13, 2020

Illustration provided by Ruby WalkerIt was actually pretty easy for me to figure out that I like girls. I spent a lot of time in elementary school coming up with reasons to kiss my best friend Colette,...

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Tips and tricks for making your long-distance relationship work

Bella Spangher February 13, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutI have been dating my boyfriend for more than three and a half years, and for that entire time we have only been able to see each other over school breaks. For some, this feat...

Where should I take my date in San Antonio?

Where should I take my date in San Antonio?

Kayla Padilla October 16, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutMy girlfriend doesn’t live in San Antonio but comes to visit every week or so. What are some good date-night spots near campus that aren’t too expensive are but...

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Declassified: Love Island? or Trinity?

Kathleen Creedon August 16, 2019

I like to think of Trinity’s dating scene as a really bad season of Love Island. Sure, there’s no witty commentary, but there are weird love triangles, inescapable exes and no such thing as secrets....

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Not so fast, Ryan Gosling: Watching romantic comedies in the #MeToo era

Noelle Barrera February 8, 2019

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut Do we find serial killers sexy, and if so, is it related to The Notebook?That’s a loaded question, but let me explain. High school musical star Zac Efron was recently...

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Dating as a Black woman

Kezia Nyarko February 6, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysLast week, I wrote a thread on twitter (@curatedbykezia) about dating/hookup culture at Trinity and then proceeded to expand that into a broader picture about the concept of...

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“All You Need Is Love”? … and Ancient Poetry

Benjamin Stevens February 6, 2019

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut“All you need is love!” So shouts, and then sings, Ewan McGregor as the penniless but ebullient poet Christian in Baz Luhrmann’s frenetically swooning movie,...

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Just call it a date

Maddie D'iorio February 5, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutDating in college is anything but straightforward. It takes the form of meeting up to study, casual hookups at a party, snapchatting all day or — if you’re lucky...

Elise Hester, video producer, can have her cake and eat it too. illustration by Andrea Nebhut

Dear Friend

Elise Hester February 4, 2018

Dear Friend, A year ago, I joked about not liking boys or girls and a friend — who is named after a container — responded by saying I might be asexual. He was right. I left lunch to Google "asexual"...

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