Hoping to spark romantic connections through humor, Boston College alum Melissa Mullen designed the interactive dating app Smile to match users based on a shared sense of humor.
A few weeks ago, I was scrolling through TikTok—as I do far too often—and came across an old Bo Burnham skit. In the video, accurately titled “Lower Your Expectations,” Burnham mischievously serenades the audience from behind a keyboard, opening with the lines “You want a guy that’s sweet, a guy that’s tough / A feminist…
“In the end, the cardinal sin of the hookup culture is not sexual promiscuity; it’s aiming too low.”
“BC students are smarter, more compassionate, and more selfless than Loos thinks. People here want to participate in relationships that allow for spiritual and intellectual growth.”
Professor Kerry Cronin’s role extends outside the classroom into the love lives of her students.
At her infamous talk, Kerry Cronin doled out dating advice to the BC community in an attempt to move away from the hookup culture.