College hookups can be messy, wrought with hurt feelings, murky motives, and usually, more than a few drinks. Here’s how Penn students are using dating apps to avoid all the shit that comes with getting laid.
Stress affects everybody at Penn, but we’re told to grin and bear it. Mental illness, however, forces some to take a leave of absence. These students aren’t running away, they’re fighting their ways back.
The first Fling may have been one of few bright spots in 1973. Richard Nixon was being a tricky dick, the Vietnam War had reached a breaking point at home and abroad and—worst of all—Penn’s fraternity life was in remission (the yearbook blamed the construction of the highrises).
“Sex is good, but not as good as fresh sweet corn” –Garrison Keillor
I have had the privilege of sampling a few varieties
of corn in my lifetime.
White corn has
crunch in every bite.