Sunday, February 26


(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

Trivial Pursuits Tuesday: Ghosting

In this week’s Valentine’s Day-themed Trivial Pursuits, we discuss one of the most prominent and perplexing phenomenon of our generation’s dating culture: ghosting. Listen in as our Daily Bruin contributors, Appurva Goel and Yao Lin, try and unravel the mystery behind the main reason why hearts and kisses – or even a text back – may not be in the stars for many Bruins on this Hallmark holiday. Read more...

Photo: (Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

Virginity is contextual and not tied to heterosexual intercourse, as explored in three of the stories portrayed in V-Day Coalition's Lips. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Quad: Rethinking our attitudes toward the word ‘virginity’

Today is Feb. 14 and though I’m sure the number one V-word that’s on everyone’s mind is Valentine, I would like to redirect everyone’s attention to another word that needs to be revalued: virginity. Read more...

Photo: Virginity is contextual and not tied to heterosexual intercourse, as explored in three of the stories portrayed in V-Day Coalition's Lips. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Virginity is contextual and not tied to heterosexual intercourse, as explored in three of the stories portrayed in V-Day Coalition's Lips. (Daily Bruin file photo)


(Creative Commons photo by Lake Tahoe South Shore Nightlife via Flickr)

The Quad: Galentine’s over Valentine’s

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, people are scrambling to make plans with their significant others to celebrate the day of romance. However, another popular celebration is Galentine’s Day, a day devoted to celebrating female friendships. Read more...

Photo: (Creative Commons photo by Lake Tahoe South Shore Nightlife via Flickr)

(Creative Commons photo by Lake Tahoe South Shore Nightlife via Flickr)


(Public Domain photo via Good Free Photos)

The Quad: Places in LA to enjoy Valentine’s Day, whether taken or not

Valentine’s Day: Just its mention calls to mind a day of togetherness, a celebration of love. According one legend, among many more, Valentine’s Day originated centuries ago as a day to honor a saint named Valentinus, who, during his imprisonment, fell in love with the jailer’s daughter, and before his death wrote her a letter signed, “Your Valentine.” Since then, it has evolved into an occasion where couples express their love for one another by offering flowers, gifts, chocolates or greeting cards. Read more...

Photo: (Public Domain photo via Good Free Photos)

(Public Domain photo via Good Free Photos)


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