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Kayla Padilla is holding a handful of valentine cards Photo credit: Elizabeth Nelson

Rediscover the childhood wonder of valentines

Kayla Padilla February 13, 2020

Photo by Elizabeth NelsonValentine’s Day can be a dreadful time for people who feel extra isolated by the grand gestures of romance they see throughout the day. It has been overwhelmingly taken over...

The root of my love advice column

The root of my love advice column

Kayla Padilla November 21, 2019

Photo provided by Kayla Padilla The birth of my love-advice column was rooted in my childhood obsession with wanting to be unlike my parents. Growing up, “with love alone you’ll never survive”...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Dear Kayla: How do I fall out of love?

Kayla Padilla October 31, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutDear Kayla, I'm tired of liking someone. I'm tired of wasting my time and I'm tired of hoping for change or to eventually get over it. How do you fall out of love? -Miss UnlovedDear...

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...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Love Letters to Kayla: Political (dis)affection

Kayla Padilla September 26, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderIs it bad that I’m dating someone whose views are the complete opposite of mine? We still have the same core values, but I struggle with telling people his political affiliation...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Dear Kayla: I attract unemotional people! What do I do?

Kayla Padilla September 11, 2019

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut“I’ve been told on multiple occasions that I tend to attract controlling, unemotional types. How should I go about seeking love interests without getting myself...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Dear Kayla: My boyfriend thinks astrology is stupid

Kayla Padilla September 1, 2019

Illustration by Ren Rader"My boyfriend says that astrology is stupid, and I shouldn't use it to try to understand our relationship better. How do I get him to like it more?" —KarenIt seems some people...

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