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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...

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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...

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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

I tried Tinder for a month (OK less than that). Most of my friends use Tinder: some for fun, others to find a significant other. I know a handful who have found the person they're going to marry — all...

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Who’s really behind the online catfish?

Sam Rios and Helen Suh // March 23, 2016

With most interactions occurring online, it is likely to encounter individuals that are not honest about their identity. This can be scary for people searching for online relationships.Fifteen percent...

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I love the ’90s

Brittany Mcclintock // February 8, 2016

Being a ‘90s baby, I’ve always been a little biased of my decade. I believe the 1990s was the greatest decade to live in and most of my friends agree. Why? Because they’re also ‘90s babies. But...

Hook-up apps: Taking a swipe at online dating

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

Sophia Xepoleas // March 31, 2015

I sat in a crowded room full of drunken pickup lines and sexual tension only to find myself fixated on my phone and uninterested in the company surrounding me. It was like a drug, I couldn’t stop....

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Tinder ignites casual sex, burns down thrill of chase

Miles Inserra // February 23, 2015

Our world today is gravitating more and more toward a technology-driven society.With recent technological advances resulting in devices like the iPad Air 2, the iMac and the iPhone 6, children now toy...

Veronica De La Cruz

Tinder doesn’t bring true love

Veronica De La Cruz // November 25, 2014

While some people fall in love at first sight, most young adults are now falling in love at first swipe. But is it really love? I know I'm not the first one to admit I've tried an app like Tinder....

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...

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