By Anonymous In my four years at college I’ve been in a few relationships. I was single for a majority of my first year and used apps like Tinder to find ‘Mr Right’. I quickly learned that not everyone in college is looking for the same thing. I’ve had my fair share of hits and misses with Tinder, I only ever dated two guys that I met on that app. I was sceptical of … [Read more...] about Is dating a thing of the past?
By Anastasia Burton Many of us meet people on Instagram, Twitter, Tinder and many other websites. We have hundreds of Facebook friends and Tinder matches, some of whom we may even interact with on a daily basis. But are these people really our friends? Or are they just loose connections refined to the virtual world? Particularly when it comes to online dating, it can be … [Read more...] about Can you find true love online?
Ever since the great philosopher Rihanna claimed she “found love in a hopeless place”, I've been wondering where that was. And after four years here, I think I am qualified to say that no – it was not NUI Galway. Of course, we've all gained a plethora of knowledge since our first days here at NUI Galway, from how to reference in APA format, to how to buy three weeks’ worth of … [Read more...] about Diary of a Final Year: What to do when you’ve got no boo
From a very young age I was raised to believe that I would find love just like the princesses I read about (I was always Belle from Beauty and the Beast). Although, in 2016, there aren’t many evil step-mothers, dragons or tall towers for princes to save us from, are there? So where are the boys at? On Tinder. I don’t know about you, but I have never actually heard of anyone … [Read more...] about Prince Charming or Tinderfella?