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Here lies dating culture: Tinder killed it

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

September 24, 2018

With Cynthia Nixon’s gubernatorial campaign and subsequent loss in New York over the course of this year, the most educational and efficient use of my time was to binge-watch “Sex and the City.” The Emmy-winning and politically incorrect romantic comedy series stars Nixon as one of the four single...

Tales from Tinder

Tales from Tinder

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018

Disclaimer: All names have been changed to protect the identities of those who shared their stories. DePaul students may still crack jokes about the desperation of Tinder users even after its mainstream success, but a large majority of students on campus actively use or have used Tinder. With milli...

Love at first (right) Tinder swipe

Love at first (right) Tinder swipe

Courtney Jacquin

February 8, 2015

When thinking about Tinder, relationships aren’t necessarily the first thing to come to mind. Definitely not serious relationships. Read More »...

Tinder isn’t just for dating — it’s also a game

Tinder isn’t just for dating — it’s also a game

Murray Campbell

February 8, 2015

By this point, most millennials know about Tinder. Its popularity has now permeated our culture, updating online dating for our generation in a neat little package, complete with slick animations, tons of buttons to press and a myriad of pictures to swipe left and right. At its heart, Tinder is a game with many of the...

Tinder changes hookup culture

Tinder changes hookup culture

Gracie Covarrubias

October 12, 2014

As a culture, young adults have managed to change countless societal norms to match the pace of the mass media movements surging through pop culture. In the case of Tinder, our generation has become a victim of this mass media app’s manipulative effects. Tinder has changed the way young adults...

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