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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Under the Kilt: To LDR or not to LDR?

As the spring quarter comes to a close, many couples are forced to separate — some are going back to different hometowns for the summer and others are being separated by after-graduation plans. And...

Under the Kilt: I was called “Exotic” last week…

I was called “exotic” last week on the bus. I like to think that I sent a sharp stare and a quick backhanded compliment to the person sitting and staring at me. I like...

Under the Kilt: Moving forward after a toxic relationship

Being a victim of a toxic relationship is hard, especially since you are oftentimes blinded by it. If I had a penny for everytime I heard someone say, “But I love them and you...

Under the Kilt: Living with your S.O.

Sporting my Jamba Juice cashier uniform, I asked, "Can I get you anything else?" "Your number," said the rather charming retail store clerk — and three months later, we found ourselves converting the garage...

Under the Kilt: The Valentine’s dating game

Oftentimes dating makes us feel like we’re participants on random dating shows, testing out each contestant and trying to find a match. Valentine’s Day is one day of the year that couples can rejoice...

Under the kilt: Tough love or rough love?

Stripped down and vulnerable? Or confident and ambitious? These are the questions that people are burning to know when they get into a relationship with a significant other. Believe it or not, there is...

Under the Kilt: People change but friendships don’t

When people talk to me about losing their best friend, it’s almost always for the same reason: Their best friend got a boyfriend. I hear about this situation time and time again and initially, it...

Under the Kilt: Helping a friend cope in aftermath of sexual violence

Whether it be our friend or significant other, we always want to be able to support them through any adversity they are faced with. But when that adversity takes the form of  sexual violence,...
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Under the Kilt: No one is out of your league

There are numerous renditions of the axiom, “You need to love yourself before anyone else can.” There may be a temptation to shrug and immediately write it off as untrue — perhaps because for...

The science behind heartbreak

Everyone knows that when you get your heart broken it really sucks. Most college-age individuals have experienced the excruciating feeling of losing a boyfriend or girlfriend, but those who haven’t yet often look at...