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Online Shopping Addictions

Online Shopping Addictions

March 13

Hi, my name is Colette and I have an online shopping addiction. These would be the words I would say if I was sitting in a group meeting at a 12-step pr...

EWU Campus Officer Talks Safe Dating Tips

By Colette Janae-Buck, Copy Editor

February 9

Filed under Carousel, News

Students and young adults use online dating apps, such as Tinder or Bumble to meet, connect and form relationships with their peers. The ease of connection and swiping right  to find a date does not come without its dangers, however. Tiffinni Archie, K9 officer with the EWU campus police, recommends students be hypervigilant about their surroundings, their clothing, th...

New Tinder update ruins purpose of the app

By Eric Long, Chief Copy Editor

March 16

Filed under Opinion

Tinder’s update on March 2 has made the widely-used app fairly unpopular — since the update, Tinder only has a one-and-a-half-star rating on Apple’s app store — due to its new Tinder Plus subscription that has some, myself included, accusing the hookup app of ageism. Users under 30 who want to pay for the three new features the update included will have to shell...

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