The Easterner


Online dating: friend or foe

February 20, 2020

Store aisles have been flooded with I love you's, roses, and teddy bears. I know I can’t be the only one who has made eye contact with a teddy bear b...

EWU Campus Officer Talks Safe Dating Tips

By Colette Janae-Buck, Copy Editor

February 9, 2017

Students and young adults use online dating apps, such as Tinder or Bumble to meet, connect and form relationships with their peers. The ease of connection and swiping right  to find a date does not come without its dangers, however. Tiffinni Archie, K9 officer with the EWU campus police, recommends students be hypervigilant about their surroundings, their clothing, th...

New Tinder update ruins purpose of the app

By Eric Long, Chief Copy Editor

March 16, 2015

Tinder’s update on March 2 has made the widely-used app fairly unpopular — since the update, Tinder only has a one-and-a-half-star rating on Apple’s app store — due to its new Tinder Plus subscription that has some, myself included, accusing the hookup app of ageism. Users under 30 who want to pay for the three new features the update included will have to shell...

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