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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Quarantine doesn’t have to be a divorce sentence

Kayla Padilla April 14, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutQuarantine would be an awful time to discover your partner is really annoying or has a pesky habit you can’t disregard. And yet, just that is happening to some of the...

Use Valentines Day to reflect on your relationship

Use Valentine’s Day to reflect on your relationship

Victoria Henretty February 13, 2020

Illustration by Ren Rader Valentine's is the perfect time to romanticize our relationships. Look past all of the struggles we encountered together and celebrate the love you two share. It’s okay...

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 path of navigating intimacy in relationships

The path of navigating intimacy in relationships

Joshua Anaya February 13, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutIntimacy: close familiarity or friendship; closeness.Centuries-old Christendom provided us all with objectively one of the most demanding days of the year — Valentine’s...

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”...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Dear Kayla: Im in love with a straight woman

Dear Kayla: I’m in love with a straight woman

Kayla Padilla August 22, 2019

Illustrations by Ren Rader“I’m a queer female, but I’m in love with a straight woman. What should I do?” —Raspberry Oh Raspberry, where should I begin? I’m all too familiar...

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Con amor si voy a vivir

Kayla Padilla May 2, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutI’ve grown up with the words “con amor no vas a vivir,” or “with love alone you’ll never survive,” echoing through my house while I wrote...

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