Tech-savvy 20-somethings increasingly join online dating sites like OkCupid and Plenty of Fish, and yet negative social stigma remain. City on a Hill Press looks at why young people are joining now, and why they do or don’t want to talk about it.
As students, interns and employees, it’s hard to find time to for ourselves — and it’s even harder to find time for someone else. When your schedule doesn’t even allot time for adequate sleeping hours, how do you make time for your significant other?
This Saturday, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (SCMAH), Bookshop Santa Cruz, and the Felix Culpa Gallery will host writers to help those less rhetorically-inclined pen letters for the ones they love.
The Health Center offers counseling services for the lovelorn on Valentine’s Day through programs like CAPS and SHOP.
Technology often serves as a target for those who claim intimacy has gone out the window. As much as the web separates, it can also make some relationships all the more special.
As society starts to rethink traditional views on relationships, polyamory — relationships with multiple, mutually consenting partners — is gaining a higher profile. Local polyamorists open up about their relationships and offer some insight about the nature of relationships.
Santa Cruz is a town with a lot to offer. But despite the wide array of options, students often end up scratching their heads over what to do each weekend. With Valentine’s Day weekend coming up, the City on a Hill Press city reporters took it upon themselves to suggests activities, beaches, stores, and restaurants worth checking out.
This week, Slug Comics highlights the less traditional “perfect pairs” for Valentine’s Day.
For our special themed issue, our team of illustrators contribute their interpretations of love — in all its variations.
Asking someone out can be hard, awkward and uncomfortable. Speed dating demands you do it once every two minutes. Surprisingly enough, it’s not weird — it works.