A virtual Valentine’s: 5C students search for love at first site with Datamatch

With Valentine’s Day now virtual, more students turned to the online college dating site Datamatch to fill their hearts and DMs.

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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.

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XOXO, drag show: Motley hosts first Valentine’s Day Drag Show

The Motley Coffeehouse hosted its first drag show in celebration of Valentine’s day, featuring acts from Violeta Luvvv and Tired Old Queen.

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Five things you didn’t know about Valentine’s Day

It’s the season of Valentine’s, and love is in the air. Whether you’re preparing lavish gifts and rose bouquets for your sweetheart or compiling a Spotify playlist of sad songs to cry to alone, you may be curious about Valentine’s Day traditions and how they surfaced. I’m not a love

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My lover waits between the sheets: On literary loves

I don’t often read Reddit, but a recent question-turned-confession titled “I think I’ve fallen in love with a fictional character” caught my attention: “I know people get crushes on fictional characters all the time, but this has gone beyond a crush. I’m infatuated with him. … [H]e’s the first thing

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Datamatch: Put your romantic life in the hands of an algorithm

Do you feel frustrated by the Claremont dating scene? Have you found yourself replicating the mistakes of your parents’ failed marriage? Are you spending your nights lying awake in bed, endlessly swiping through Tinder profiles until the blue light from your phone screen makes your eyes water and every face

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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

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