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Cuffing season should be in spring

Spring is the season of possibility, so if there’s someone you’ve had your eye on for a while, don’t be afraid to make a move! It’s a happy time of year, and you’ll have someone to enjoy the warm weather with.

| Staff Writer

Improve your romantic life by taking your date to a hockey game

Spend money on romantic experiences, specifically the most romantic experience there is: hockey games.

Jon Lewis | Staff Writer

The best and worst of Valentine’s Day

Wash. U. students are pretty terrible at this whole romance thing. In case your best idea for a perfect Valentine’s date involves six textbooks and a Kit Mao lecture, your friendly neighborhood StudLife senior staff is here with some excellent (and terrible) date ideas for Valentine’s Day.

‘The Originals’ TV pilot review

Though it may seem like interest in supernatural dramas is dying down, The CW is hoping to keep loyal viewers attached to the world of vampires with its latest premiere, “The Originals.” Viewers first got a look into the world of the original vampire family with a backdoor pilot in the last season of “The Vampire Diaries.

| Caroline Gutbezahl | Staff Writer

How comfortable is too comfortable?

The other night, one of my roommates was leaving to spend the night at her boyfriend’s. After she waved goodbye to all of us, she turned to him and said in a completely serious voice, “Remind me to shower tomorrow.”

| Romance Columnist

Hooking up: Professor Susan Stiritz sheds light on today’s sexual culture

We all wish that there was a universal understanding of what a hook up actually means, rather than perpetual mystery surrounding the subject. Professor Susan Stiritz is teaches a course this semester titled: “Hooking Up: Healthy Exploration or Harmful Exploitation?” which serves that very purpose.

| Scene Reporter

In response to “The breakup that wasn’t”

I’d love to shed some light on the situation [communicating with potential romantic partners] from the masculine perspective, or at least from my version of the masculine perspective. Clear communication is pure relationship gold, whether you’re ready for serious commitment or you’re at the point in life when you still make the distinction between ‘have gone on dates with So-and-so’ and ‘dating So-and-so.’

Zach Linneman | Op-Ed Submission

Movie review: ‘Never Let Me Go’

[“Never Let Me Go”] follows the relationship between three students at an English boarding school from adolescence to their short-lived adulthood. All is not as it seems, however, but the hints [director Mark] Romanek drops to the audience are sleek and subtle.

| Cadenza Reporter

The breakup that wasn’t

Relationships in college often go undefined; it’s surprisingly easy to go on 10 dates with someone without considering yourselves a couple, or you could be dating your significant other for a year without having ever gone on a date. We tend to avoid labels at all costs—but without labels, how do we know if we are or aren’t together?

| Romance Columnist


Our friends are the unsung heroes of our lives. They have this sort of magical knowledge that lets them instantly tell if you are upset, how upset you are and exactly what to do to make you feel better.

| Scene Columnist

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