Love

Wishing everyone safety during this pandemic. Yes, everyone.

Do we have to love someone to want them happy and free and alive?

Dakotah Jennifer | Staff Writer

Personality over physicality: ‘Love is Blind’ tries and fails to prove a point

Along with the rest of Twitter, I am absolutely on board with the new “Love is Blind” craze.

Ali Gold | Senior Editor

Audiophiles: 5 love songs to listen to this Valentine’s Day

After an insanely long January, we’ve finally reached February, which means Valentine’s Day is coming up, here are 5 cute love songs to listen to this Valentine’s Day season!

| Senior Editor

‘For colored girls’ moves audiences to find their own rainbows

“For colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf,” also called “For Colored Girls”, is a choreopoem written by Ntozake Shange. It premiered in 1976 and tells the story of seven African-American women, identified by separate colors of the rainbow, who struggle with sexism, racism, poverty, mental illness and more. They suffer unspeakable horrors, brave heartbreak and loss and wrestle with their own identities in their communities and the wider world.

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

WU-SLam poets perform in first scored event of the year

From goth culture to police brutality, spousal abuse, anxiety and saving the planet by falling in love, WU-SLam poets immortalized experiences and circumstance in spoken word this past Friday; the lighthearted and the severe, the mundane and the momentous. This event was the first scored slam of the year put on by WU-SLam.

Ellie Ito | Contributing Writer

Thyrsus puts on an intimate, meaningful performance of ‘Stop Kiss’

From Friday, March 29 to Sunday, March 31, Thyrsus, Washington University’s oldest student theatre group, put on a production of Diana Son’s “Stop Kiss.” Directed by senior Catey Midla, the cast of seven delivered a heartwarming and thought-provoking performance of the play.

| Staff Writer

Counterpoint: Long-distance relationships are not worth it

I do admit that there are ways to successfully navigate a long-distance relationship, but they have nothing to do with love. They have everything to do with the relationship being a precise military operation.

| Forum Editor

Staff editorial: How to woo your boo at WU

Our Editorial Board is here with some tips for how to find your soul mate (or just a date, or a friend) on campus.

Audiophiles: Best breakup songs

Perhaps you’re going through a breakup and you’ve been dreading tomorrow for as long as you’ve been single. In that case, you’re in luck (musically, not romantically) because I’ve compiled a list of iconic breakup songs to get you through the day.

| Staff Writer

An investigation into the shadowy world of Craigslist sex

For most college students, hook-ups and relationships come from people met at parties, mutual friends, etc. However, for some, meeting people can be difficult. These people sometimes turn to dating websites like eHarmony or Match.com. I am not writing about these people—dating websites are a perfectly legitimate way to meet people in our modern, fast-paced world.

| Staff Columnist

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