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The Dirt on Dating

Alex Brockman, Feature Editor April 4, 2019

Writing an article on Whitman’s Dating scene for the Wire I thought I knew what I would hear. As a second semester junior, I have seen a lot of discontent in some of my peers, myself included, in the...

Ask them out!

September 10, 2015

Welcome back to Bang City! We’re sure that many of you have already noticed the plethora of fine, foxy folks frolicking freely about campus this fall. If you are like us, that probably means you would...

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Melina Hughes April 24, 2014

Name: Harper Collins Physical age: 22 Metaphorical age: 187 Gender: Non-fiction Female Looking for: Fictional Male, preferably tall, dark and handsome with an air of mystery. Deal-breakers:...

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Melina Hughes April 24, 2014

Name: Sockette Physical age: three years Physical description: Well-loved poly-cotton blend, shin-high, navy with orange stripes. Looking for: Someone to complete me. Deal-breakers: Holes...

Freshman Girl Goes On Best Date Of All Time

Freshman Girl Goes On Best Date Of All Time

Kyle Seasly February 14, 2013

Gathered around a Prentiss Dining Hall brunch table, Jewett Hall resident Gabriela Stevens revealed to her friends that she had gone on "THE BEST DATE EVER" the previous evening. Later, in an exclusive...

Dating discussion focuses on cyber flirting, technology

Shelly Le April 26, 2012

Last Monday, April 23, Sharon Kaufman-Osborn, a counselor at Whitman, hosted a discussion focused on questions surrounding dating, relationships and self-confidence. Students met at the Glover Alston...

Romance in a Trivial World

March 13, 2012

This column was written by Rollo I was with my boyfriend for an entire year before we decided to publicize our relationship on Facebook. Our relationship was stable––the potential for an embarrassing...

Like A Little, WhitmanEncounters can’t take place of real, sincere interaction

February 23, 2012

This column was written by Rollo. "At Whitman, we need no help finding attractive people. Yet a theme of desperation pervades our culture, and the encounters that take place between us often lack the...

Letter to the Editor: Sexually fruitful relationships need not lead to divorce-ridden marriages

February 16, 2012

To the Editor, I am appalled by the uxorial hubris exhibited in the article 'Replacing communication with sex prepares us for divorce!'! I'm surprised by the sophomoric claims made by last week's guest...

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‘Dating Doctor’ shares humor, romantic advice

caitlinhardee February 2, 2012

This article was co-authored by Mallory Martin. On Tuesday, Jan. 31, WEB and Whitman welcomed visiting speaker David Coleman, "The Dating Doctor." Coleman, a sought-after motivational speaker in the...

Replacing communication with sex prepares us for divorce

January 26, 2012

This column was written by Tristan Gavin. I am sure you have heard the statistics on the frighteningly low proportion of successful marriages before, so I won't bore you with numbers. What I will bore...

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Why is dating outdated?

Alex Brott April 28, 2011

About three weeks ago, I asked a girl I didn't know if she wanted to get coffee at the Patisserie one afternoon. We had talked briefly a few times, and I got good vibes around her, so I figured I'd get...

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