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Unravelling the modern dating dilemma: Challenges in student relationships

Unravelling the modern dating dilemma: Challenges in student relationships

Is university ruining dating, or is dating ruining university?
Killer obsession: Ranking the Dead by Daylight killers by dateability

Killer obsession: Ranking the Dead by Daylight killers by dateability

Spending Valentine’s Day alone? Why not let yourself be wooed by Behaviour Interactive’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, splattered affectingly in the blood of their victims?
Let’s take accountability: Why do we use Hinge for validation and never for its purpose?

Let’s take accountability: Why do we use Hinge for validation and never for its purpose?

We ask why using Hinge has become a quick way of boosting our self-esteem and lost its original purpose as a dating app
No, I will not step on you, and I’m not your “mommy”: Fetishisation of alternative subcultures

No, I will not step on you, and I’m not your “mommy”: Fetishisation of alternative subcultures

The fetishisation of alternative subcultures was born from the chronically online, but how does it impact those who are a part of these subcultures?
The best budget-friendly date spots for students

The best budget-friendly date spots for students

Finding a place to take a date in Manchester doesn’t have to be daunting – we’ve compiled a list of the best date spots for you to have fun on a budget
Thursday – the new Friday? 

Thursday – the new Friday? 

Thursday is a dating app which promises something other than your usual, tired, swipe-left-swipe-right, never-actually-go-on-date, dating app. Thursday is helping us to reclaim the online-dating scene in safe and comfortable ways
Agony Aunt Angela: Dating and depression

Agony Aunt Angela: Dating and depression

“My boyfriend is going through a depressive episode at the moment, but it only seems to show in our relationship…”
An Equal Relationship: Do entrenched norms still define dating?

An Equal Relationship: Do entrenched norms still define dating?

Traditional ideas of who does what when dating is still out there, but why?
Cold One Liners, Hate the Shelf, Comedy Red Flag Time

Cold One Liners, Hate the Shelf, Comedy Red Flag Time

Anna Nixon hilariously tells all on red and green flags when it comes to conversations about comedy in the current dating scene.
Agony Aunt Angela: Would it be wrong to go back to him?

Agony Aunt Angela: Would it be wrong to go back to him?

“I have this guy friend and I think about him every day. Would it be wrong to go back to him knowing that it would never work?”
How to: find love at UoM

How to: find love at UoM

Is your love life lacking after lockdown? Here are some handy tips to get the ball rolling again and find your soulmate on campus!
Solo Dates: Episode 1

Solo Dates: Episode 1

Lockdown is lifting and dates are back in style – whether you’re accompanied or going solo
Are Manchester students ditching Tinder in favour of Facebook romance?

Are Manchester students ditching Tinder in favour of Facebook romance?

Laura Thompson explores why people have increasingly been using Facebook groups like UoMLove and Mancfessions to find love
Love in lockdown: How to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember

Love in lockdown: How to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember

Lucy Evans offers her advice on how to make Valentine’s Day special this year, despite the lockdown restrictions
Ghosting, ghosters and ghostees in Dolly Alderton’s Ghosts

Ghosting, ghosters and ghostees in Dolly Alderton’s Ghosts

Ghosts by Dolly Alderton delves into the world of online dating, experiences of modern love and ghosting
WH3R3 4 4RT TH0U R0M30? Digital dating in the coronazone

WH3R3 4 4RT TH0U R0M30? Digital dating in the coronazone

Has the internet finally conquered the world of love and sex? How can I conduct my extra-marital affair during lockdown? Is it socially responsible to go dogging if I suspect I have Covid-19?
The influencer-industrial complex: Love Island through a Marxist lens

The influencer-industrial complex: Love Island through a Marxist lens

Felix Hanif-Banks covers a recent talk on Love Island and Marxism, discussing how the controversial show contributes to a negative culture of consumerism
A 21st century ghost story

A 21st century ghost story

Kate Fawcett explores the modern dating phenomenon of ghosting, and its harmful impact on self-esteem
Shout out to my ex: navigating life post break-up

Shout out to my ex: navigating life post break-up

University is a turbulent time, and that it why it is the best place to go through a break-up. In an environment that encourage self-reinvention, we are reminded that we are not just someone’s ‘other half’.

The Dating Dilemma

For those facing the first-date wardrobe dilemma, we are weighing in on our favourite outfit statements for the WOW factor