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The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Podcast: Tinder U and taking fashion risks

Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin // September 9, 2018

This week reporters Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin hit topics on Tinder University and taking fashion risks in life. Brooke Martin and Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected]...

Swipe left on Tinder U

Swipe left on Tinder U

Brooke Martin // September 9, 2018

Almost every college student is aware of Tinder, the most popular dating app. While there are many dating apps out there, Tinder continues to dominate the field. This is especially true for college...

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Five first dates in five days

Piper Loring // May 13, 2018

People typically imagine themselves meeting a romantic partner organically, through serendipity or within a professional field. But times are changing. It's increasingly difficult to meet someone without...

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Tinder for dummies: Master the art of dating in a college town

Nicole Henson // January 31, 2018

Today, online dating has reached a much younger crowd in the form of a dating app; Tinder. The app is mostly used by college-aged students sorting through potential people to hook up with. However, it...

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Don’t swipe right for friendship

Marrion Cruz // March 6, 2017

The app that perpetuates the "hook-up culture" Chico State is well known for might not be the best place to find friends. I have used it for the way it was intended a couple of times but I didn't see...

Promotional photo from official Tinder Facebook page.

Tinder isn’t for everybody

Dominique Diaz // May 3, 2016
Okay, fine, Tinder isn't for me.
Photo credit: Helen Suh

Who’s really behind the online catfish?

Sam Rios and Helen Suh // March 23, 2016
Don't let catfishes drive you away from online dating.
Photo credit: Helen Suh

I love the ’90s

Brittany Mcclintock // February 8, 2016
I have always been a firm believer that the 1990s was the best decade, but I'm not alone. Social media seems to have my back in this.
Hook-up apps: Taking a swipe at online dating

‘Hook-up’ apps: Taking a swipe at online dating

Sophia Xepoleas // March 31, 2015
Dating has changed drastically throughout the years, and with modern technology, the options for meeting people are endless.
Illustration by Miles Huffman

Tinder ignites casual sex, burns down thrill of chase

Miles Inserra // February 23, 2015
The matchmaking phone app has blown up on college campuses during the past few years, but the appeal has become strictly sexual.
Veronica De La Cruz

Tinder doesn’t bring true love

Veronica De La Cruz // November 25, 2014
Dating apps can lead to happy endings, but not the kind that last.
Illustration by Liz Coffee

Online dating in your pocket

Kayla Smith // October 7, 2013
“It’s a match.” The words fill your screen and you feel a little bit of excitement over your mutual attraction. This is online dating taken to a new level. Tinder is an app on the iPhone that allows users to flip through a series of pictures of other users in their area and either skip...
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