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Crossword 2/14 - Serenade your valentine with classic love songs

Crossword 2/14 – Serenade your valentine with classic love songs

Ava Peinhardt, Managing Editor February 16, 2024

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Love and Sex Crossword

Love and Sex Crossword

Hazel Mitchel-Gervitz, Visual Editor/Special Sections Editor February 8, 2024

Across 6. European capital known as the "City of Love" 7. Country that famously celebrates National Breakup Day 8. Romantic correspondence expressing affection 9. A favorite Valentine's day flower 9....

Selma Sanchez, junior

Sidewalk Symposium: What is love? (Baby, don’t hurt me)

Daniel Itkins, Pulse Reporter February 8, 2024

Selma Sanchez, junior communication and Spanish double-major What is love? “Love is this feeling that you get when you are surrounded by the people that you care about and those that you want to take...

First-years Alex Polster and Aaralyn Burt hold hands

Expressing love in friendships: An ode to platonic love

Life’s too short not to tell your friends you love them
Aubrey Jackson, Arts & Entertainment Reporter February 8, 2024

Expressing love platonically is severely underrated. It doesn’t make sense to me that love is seen as normal and inherent when people are dating but not when they’re friends. I would argue that love...

The L word

The L word

Ava Peinhardt, Managing Editor February 8, 2024

I’ve never been good at saying “I love you.” To be honest, I don’t really know why. It’s gonna sound sad, but I think it dates back to when I was a kid, trying desperately to fit in. Far too...

Polyamory and counterhegemonic ideas about love and sex

Polyamory and counterhegemonic ideas about love and sex

How learning about polyamory can improve your own intimate relationships
Shivani Selladurai, Opinion Columnist February 9, 2023

Back when I was on dating apps, I would of course participate in doomswiping for hours trying to find the perfect (or at least redeemable) match compared to the onslaught of people that didn’t make the...

36 questions that lead to something, hopefully

36 questions that lead to something, hopefully

A Trinitonian take on the famous New York Times questions that lead to love
Sarah Fisher, News Editor February 9, 2023

The New York Times published a famous series of 36 questions based on a study by psychologist Arthur Aron that can theoretically accelerate intimacy between strangers or even lead to love. Now, I know...

The power of self-love and healthy relationships

The power of self-love and healthy relationships

This Valentine’s Day look to find true love and acceptance within yourself
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Columnist February 9, 2023

There’s no doubt that Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to express your love to the people in your life, from romantic partners to dear friends. Though the holiday might no longer be celebrated only...

Opinion: Relationships are not about compromise

Opinion: Relationships are not about compromise

Two halves might make a whole, but you are already whole.
Diya Contractor, Copy Editor February 9, 2023

Breaking up, whether in love or friendship, is a soul-wrenching journey that pushes us to the limits. Triggered by a shocking event, a heated disagreement or a slow fade, the end of a relationship is a...

The recipe for a lasting relationship

The recipe for a lasting relationship

In the season of love, I examine what makes a relationship grow
Emma Power, Opinion Columnist February 9, 2023

I’ve always looked at romantic relationships as a friendship with a more intimate physical nature, and later down the line, a cohabitation, and life partnership aspect. When my friends are looking to...

Love languages: The expression of affection

Love languages: The expression of affection

The prevalence of love languages in modern relationships has led to interesting findings within the Trinity community
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter February 9, 2023

Love languages are ways of expressing and receiving love. These differ from person to person and often reveal one’s personality traits. The five universal love languages are words of affirmation, acts...

The reality behind cuffing season

The reality behind cuffing season

Highs and lows of trends in love
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Columnist November 10, 2022

Well, it’s that time of year again — the temperature’s finally starting to drop, the days are getting shorter and darker and the end of the semester is in sight. For some people, this shift to the...

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