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How texting can affect relationships

Sarah Robles pictured checking her phone
Joceline Barron January 18, 2017

Texting has become an integral part of some relationships with the rise of smartphones and the ever-connected world.Communications professor, Rebecca Clark Mane, spoke about the ways this type of communication...

Social Media vs Real Life

A woman on a romantic date in a restaurant
Raquel Ramirez October 12, 2016

For Sara Gobrial, a political science major and her boyfriend Daryer Jones, public health major, they made a compromise about social media and their relationship. “Social media did cause problems,"...

Luring and releasing a ‘catfish’

Hugo Espinoza color illustration of of a man seated in front of a large screen. Chicago Tribune 2006
Kristine Malicse March 23, 2015

Rosemary Abundis is a freshman who has experienced the act of being catfished. Catfish is term made popular by Nev Shculman after his experience in his popular 2010 documentary under the same name. The...

Interracial couples: is the racial divide over?

TOLERANCE PHOTOGRAPH BY NATALIE CAUDILL/DALLAS MORNING NEWS
Kathleen Johnson March 18, 2015

It was only 15 years ago that Alabama was the final state to legalize interracial marriage. At one time a forbidden concept, interracial couples have greatly increased in our society today, yet has the...

Peeking into the male mind about the friend zone

Photo credit: Thomas Gallegos
Jamie Perez February 25, 2015

Throughout our dating lives, we often pursue people that are either out of our league, or simply aren’t sharing the same amount of interest as we have in them. Sometimes, we are lucky enough to land...

How real is the friend zone for females

Photo credit: Thomas Gallegos
Kristine Malicse February 25, 2015

The term "friend zone" may be a popular label for a male, but its occurrence in females are common. As a female, there seems to be a negative implication for us to tell males they are better off as...

Mr. and Mrs. Monday Episode 4: Dating Apps

Mr. and Mrs. Monday Episode 4: Dating Apps
Daniel Shin February 16, 2015

Mr. and Mrs. Monday are back to talk about the good, the bad and the ugly of dating apps. Like the show and want some romantic advice? You can always get involved in the discussion by following and...

Mr. and Mrs. Monday Podcast Episode One: Winter Flings

Pete and Steph bring the Mr. and Mrs. Podcast til death does them apart. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.
Pete D. Camarillo January 26, 2015

What better way to cure the Monday's than talking about everyone's favorite topic relationships? Join Steph and Pete as they hash out the difficulty of balancing school, work and those things...

Ways to win over your partner’s parents

Ways to win over your partner's parents
Madison Wood May 1, 2014

Winning over your significant other’s family is no easy feat, especially when you feel that they may not like you as much as you wish they did. Trouble with the “in-laws,” or legal in-laws, is...

Combating the concept of the friend zone

Combating the concept of the friend zone
Madison Wood April 23, 2014

"I’m tired of being thought of as “just a friend” by so many girls. Is the friend zone forever?" Being put in the “friend zone” is something we have all encountered at some point in our dating...

Birds of a feather can overcome addiction together

Birds of a feather can overcome addiction together
Madison Wood April 16, 2014

In tune with this week’s theme, let’s talk harmful habits. Being involved with someone who is battling their own demons can put a strain on any relationship. Anything from substance abuse to mental...

Relationship Column: How to rebuild yourself after a breakup

Relationship Column: How to rebuild yourself after a breakup
Madison Wood March 26, 2014

Breaking up with someone can put you in an awkward and uncomfortable position. In order to keep things cordial and to end the relationship on a good note, make sure to set up a time in which you can...

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