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LUX: Giving Up Ghosting

LUX: Giving Up Ghosting

“I’ve been seeing him for a while, but then he just stopped texting me. I don’t know what happened.” These words have been a familiar refrain for me throughout my time at Georgetown. There is actually a word for this scenario of abruptly ending a relationship and ignoring all communication[Read More…]

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Hookup Culture Criticized

Dr. Donna Freitas (COL ’94) spoke about the current hookup culture and how it shapes the national conversation about sexual assaults on college campuses in an event titled “Blurred Lines: Sexual Assault and the Hookup Culture” Tuesday in White Gravenor Hall. The event was co-sponsored by Love Saxa, the Office[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Institutionalized Hookups

Institutionalized Hookups

At colleges and universities across the country, the social scene revolves around sororities and fraternities. Yet on a campus like Georgetown where only a handful of Greek chapters exists, the dominant social groups take on a much different form. Sports teams and clubs as well as academic, career and cultural[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Sex Issue, The Guide

Judgment Abounds Among the Hookup Crowd

Last year, I wrote about how dating culture has been replaced by hookup culture, and if my views have changed since then, it is only because they have further solidified. My goal for my column this year is to focus on anecdotes, and then to zoom out to show general[Read More…]

by September 2, 2011 0 comments The Guide
The ‘R’ Word

The ‘R’ Word

Blue and Gray tour guides sometimes like to mention a little Georgetown factoid: 70 percent of Hoyas marry other Hoyas. Such a figure may seem astronomically high, but have no fear — this is definitely not a “ring before spring” school. In fact, most students would complain about the lack of dating, saying[Read More…]

by August 27, 2011 0 comments Opinion, Uncategorized

The Question of Cohabitation

Last Friday’s dating column in The Guide had an article, “Why We’re Making Out, Not Going Out,” that ended with this line: “It is not a question of whether you will participate in the hookup culture, but how you will.” I’d like to think that things haven’t quite come this[Read More…]

by April 1, 2011 0 comments Opinion
Love Game

Love Game

Heterosexual students have long been branded as complicit in a seemingly pervasive “hookup culture” on college campuses. Reminded of this stereotype, Ellen Greer (SFS ’11) laughs and says, “The hookup culture is a gift from the gays to the straights.” “And we get monogamy from them,” retorts Albert Eisenberg (COL[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide