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Tinder’s dirtiest word

Like most millennials, I’m no stranger to online dating. Almost everyone I’ve dated over the past two years I’ve met through Tinder. Even as a high school student, I met my first boyfriend on a cringe-worthy pre-Instagram website called Snog Marry Avoid. If you take the time to look it up, you’ll know how embarrassing that really is. Over the […]

by Jennie Pearson· · Opinion
All vulvas welcome at RSU’s feminist comedy night

All vulvas welcome at RSU’s feminist comedy night

There were stories about vulvas, fetishes and the horrors of Tinder dating. Nothing was off-limits as six comedians took the stage at the Ryerson Students’ Union second annual Shits n’ Giggles Feminist Comedy Night, hosted at the Ram in the Rye patio on Wednesday night. The event was part of DisOrientation Week, hosted by the RSU, the Continuing Education Students’ Association […]

OpenSports co-founders James Gibbons and Chris Cheng. (Victoria Nguyen/Ryersonian Staff)

‘Tinder for sports’ app to launch this month

OpenSports is in its its final stages of development at the DMZ. The mobile app is being heralded as “Tinder for sports,” because it allows users to quickly find nearby recreational sport activities, facilities and players.

Belleville Bulls forward Jake Marchment was suspended 15 games by the OHL for comments made on Tinder. (Courtesy Belleville Bulls official website)

Ryerson’s Ivan Joseph reacts to OHL suspensions

The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) announced last week it has suspended Peterborough Petes forward Greg Betzold, and Belleville Bulls forward Jake Marchment 15 games each for making offensive comments on Tinder. Both players engaged in a “social networking activity” that goes against league policies, including “Respect in Sport Harassment and Abuse.” Betzold and Marchment made unacceptable comments to women on […]

by Laura Lehman· · Hockey, Sports
Thank you fat suits, for showing me the value of social experiments

Thank you fat suits, for showing me the value of social experiments

I’ve never used Tinder, but it doesn’t take a dating app based primarily on physical attraction for me to understand that some people are mean. Similarly, it doesn’t take a string of bad blind dates for me to understand that having an expectation of one thing and being presented with another can be frustrating. But recent viral videos called “Fat […]

by Taylor Poelman· · Opinion, Top stories
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