Dating



Dating in the time of tech

14th March 2022

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn speaks to Glasgow’s Dr Chris Hand about issues of identity and catfishing in the era of online dating. Over the winter break, I became an avid listener of an investigative podcast series, Sweet Bobby, that examined the murky mistruths of the online dating scene. In the lead-up to Valentine’s Day, I was ...


Does age difference count?

23rd November 2021

Ishani Mukherjee discusses why age isn’t the most important factor in a relationship. I remember people in my halls obsessing over the relationship that Emmanuel Macron shared with his partner, gasping at the 25-year age difference. I couldn’t help but wonder – does an age gap really matter in a relationship? As long as we ...


Red Flags on Tinder

25th September 2021

Ishani shares her do’s and don’ts of online dating. There is debate regarding what is an appropriate way to date or casually meet someone. As a fresher, there were whispers through the halls about Tinder’s reputation: it carries the benefits of meeting new people, especially during a time when you want to connect with people ...


Review: Love Island 2021 (Spoiler alert: it was a hot mess)

30th August 2021

Despite the toxicity, the ITV2 dating show lured us in once again To quote the ever-eloquent Billie Joe Armstrong, “summer has come and passed”; the nights are getting longer, students are returning to their outrageously priced tenements, and Iain Stirling’s shite patter no longer soundtracks my evenings. Love Island series seven has somewhat successfully completed ...


‘Glasgow Goes Dating’ match-makes dates and donors in support of Anthony Nolan

23rd February 2021

Glasgow Marrow’s speed-dating event moving online has not made it any less successful. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Glasgow Marrow’s “Glasgow Goes Dating” event launched as a virtual two-part special. Sunday 14 February saw a speed-dating event like never before, with students spending approximately two hours on Zoom, jumping between breakout rooms and meeting ...


All I want for Christmas is me

9th December 2020

Set down those winter-warming handcuffs everyone, we’re calling an end to cuffing season this year. You’ve driven the boat, kissed in the Rolls, been a big Ol’ freak – it’s been a hot girl summer, but suddenly, there’s no more heat. Just like that, you’re back walking down Kelvin Way, the leaves turning orange and ...