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Bumble dating app is all buzz

By Campus Reporter

October 19, 2015

Dating can be hard for feminists, but there’s now an app for that, according to founder and CEO of the Bumble app, Whitney Wolfe. Bumble works like popular dating apps Tinder and Grindr but with a key difference, company executives say.Unlike competing apps, Bumble’s matches only last 24 hoursand in opposite-sex matches, the woman must make the first move by initiating conversation.“We think [Bumble] is actually goin...

Sugar Daddy Issues

Sugar Daddy Issues

By Copy Chief

February 11, 2014

The first time I ever had sugar cubes was at a bris. If you don’t know what a bris is, it’s a traditional Jewish ceremony at which a baby boy is circumcised. I was 7 years old at the time and was too bu...

Obesity: the debate over weight

By Stephanie Saviola

April 4, 2011

Since controversy sparked in the ’90s after skeleton-thin models appeared on runways and in advertising campaigns, there has been a long standing debate on what’s considered too fat or too thin.“Fat stigma spreads around the globe,” was the March 30 headline on a NYTimes.com blog. The writer discusses stereotypes being created for overweight people as a result of increasing obesity rates worldwide.One major question ...

Singles come out to step up their game

By Colin Shively

February 1, 2010

The dating world is always a game full of strategies, rules, losses and wins. Yet it is the competition of dating that can create an intense and fun atmosphere that gives single individuals the comfort they need to actually start playing. The name of the game now is Single Mingle.Single Mingle, a brand new, live game show in Chicago, takes place at Spy Bar, 646 N. Franklin St., where single men and women of any sexual orientatio...

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