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Little love lessons: The technique of texting

It could be the end of the world. It probably is. You press send. It’s a text message, a simple text message. Yet, it feels like a bowling ball is sitting in your stomach. Actually, it feels like seven bowling balls are sitting in your stomach. Then your phone buzzes.…

Avoiding the social chill

It’s 11 p.m. It’s freezing. It’s absolutely freezing. We all have a point where we draw the line between going out and staying in. Unlike the Fall Term, another variable must be added to our equation of socialization: the cold. Before crossing campus to find a party or deciding to…

Till “so” do we part

An inevitable deadline approaches. As Date Knight passes and we enter into tenth week, with a six-week hiatus from Carleton on the horizon, almost every casual hookup, exclusive hook-up and situationship will hit a crossroads: whether or not to advance their relationship. The existential questions all of us are either…