Tag: dating

DATING DURING A PANDEMIC

How to social distance while you date BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER It might not sound terribly exciting, but it is possible to date and maintain a relationship while following social-distancing guidelines. Here are some fun and safe date ideas…

SPECUDATE, REVISITED

The dating app created by Mason students reaches a milestone BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN STAFF WRITER At the beginning of this year, computer science majors Cameron Smith and Dennis Nayandin’s app SpecUdate was in its alpha phase. The app had about…

Dear Ivy

Ivy helps a student who has a crush on their floormate BY BROOKE LEWITAS, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, There is a person on my floor I have had a crush on for most of the year. Let’s call them C….

OPINION: Hacking Online Dating

By Alexander Kenny, Columnist On Valentine’s Day, campus couples exhibit more PDA than usual. That night, they’ll spend way too much on surf & turf, then exchange flowers, chocolate and fluids. They will smooch during a 90s movie starring Tom…

To Swipe or Not to Swipe?

THE DOS AND DON’TS FOR DATING APPS By Cat Tong, Staff Writer In a generation where phones and technology are on the rise and our daily lives become busier and busier, there is simply no time for “traditional dating.” It…

Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, Oh My!

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE USING DATING APPS By Mia Wise, Staff Writer We live in an age where we can do virtually everything on our phones. We can pay bills, get food delivered from almost any restaurant, order an Uber…

Get A Date: Connor and Saranya

This story was originally published in the March 30 edition of Fourth Estate. Name: Saranya Jagadish Major: Integrative studies Hometown: Midlothian, VA Where did you go/what did you do on your date? I think it was called Bellissimo, the restaurant…