Nikita Chinamanthur SC ’22 releases vulnerable debut book ‘Ants’

“Ants” by Nikita Chinamanthur SC ’22 follows 19-year-old Natasha as she navigates online dating, feelings of displacement and insecurities.

Read more

Swipe right: Mother knows best

Meghan Condas SC ’22 talks about receiving old-fashioned dating advice from her mother and how her relationship with hookup culture has evolved.

Read more

Thirst case scenario: What I learned from going out with 7 guys in 7 days

Cecil the Sagehoe details a saucy week full of dates, hookups, and self-reflection. “My path to self-discovery involved roundabouts, shitty lube and tons of introspection, but I came out with a better understanding of what I want from my interactions with men,” they write.

Read more

The downbeat: 5 of the best love (and it’s complicated) songs

Ella Boyd SC ’21 provides a playlist of 5 songs for any romantic scenario, from love to lust to heartbreak. “Love’s intricacies and realities shouldn’t be ignored; after all, the experiences of yearning, heartbreak, confusion, nerves and sensuality are intertwined with love,” she writes.

Read more

Ye Olde Student Life: From the newspaper to Tinder

In this edition of Ye Olde Student Life, which looks at articles and advertisements from past decades of TSL, we’re talking about the eternal college experience — dating. The Pomona Daily column in February 1941, printed a few weeks after Valentine’s Day, included a “Spice” column with flashy updates of 20

Read more