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Ghosting 101

There is an unhealthy obsession with dating in Utah County. From quick hook-ups and marriages to Tinder and Mutual, the young people in this college-filled community are eager to find love. While many people love their dating life, such a fixation can cause many problems. With the stereotypical abundance of “straight-out-of-highschool” freshman girls and recently […]

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It’s Complicated: Attachment styles and how to change them

Dear Reagan,I want to know how I can be more secure in my relationships. Every time I find myself interested in someone, I avoid getting too close or attached to them to avoid getting hurt. How do I overcome that fear and just let myself be loved? -Get Out Before I Get Hurt Dear Get […]

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Humans of UVU: The Beginning!

Big Announcement: You have made one of the best choices you’ve ever made by clicking on the first of the Humans of UVU series! Every week we will be highlighting one of our very own Wolverines right here. Our reporters will be in the halls, finding all of you with funny, relatable and inspiring stories […]

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It’s Complicated: Three’s a Crowd

Dear Reagan, I matched with a couple on Tinder and they messaged me shortly thereafter. How in the world do I flirt with them? Do I have to address both of them in things I say? Help! — Looking and Lost Dear Looking,I think the first order of business is to figure out exactly what the […]

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It’s Complicated: Regional Marriage Pressure

To hell with what my Bishop says, I have zero interest in getting married in my early 20s. But people get married so young around here… I worry despite myself about having options later. Advice? -AG  Dear AG, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is self-described as “family-centered.” Not only that, but marriage […]

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Meet Thirty Day Bae: the ‘radical dating experiment’ shaking up Utah courtship

What if two people committed to a relationship for 30 days? A group of young adults are trying to find out, and they “mean business.”

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Review: ‘Provo’s Most Eligible’ is the perfect microcosm of dating in Utah Valley

Senior Staff Writer Olivia Diaz: “Where the actual show has booze-fueled dramatics during cocktail parties, this show has glasses of apple juice. Provo’s Most Eligible definitely feels like the apple juice version of the Bachelor franchise.”

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It’s Complicated: Reagan tackles slut-shaming

Dear Reagan, I’ve been single for a while now and have gotten pretty comfortable with it—except I am no longer having sex. I’d like to pursue sexual relationships, but I’m worried my friends or others will judge me if I pursue this course of action. I’m also not entirely sure how I’d go about it […]

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Women fly first on Bumble: How app’s features offer potential change to dating game

Arts and Culture editor Robby Poffenberger and I recently looked at the dating apps Tinder and Mutual. Though these studies were not scientifically rigorous, we did find some interesting trends. This week, we looked into Bumble. This app has a distinct difference—women message first. Alec Osborne, a Bumble user in the area, explained why he […]

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