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Mom’s rules for the internet

Miss Communication

It was a 20-minute drive from my childhood home in San Diego to my middle school one town over. Twenty minutes that my mom never failed to capitalize on. It was the time for her proverbial lectures on the dangers of the world. I was her captive audience, and our
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Chumming the water

Miss Communication

At 10 p.m., sitting in one of four mustard-yellow lounge chairs in my living room, I open Grindr. A little green circle pops up at the bottom corner of my profile, indicating that I am online. I had released the bait, chummed the waters, so to speak, and patiently waited
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A circumcised heart

Jew-ish

Melody. 20. Bio: “Probably writing a stand-up bit about you.” Cue picture of me wearing a kitschy Hanukkah sweater, picture of me dressed up as Guy Fieri and the grand finale: me and Larry David photoshopped together. Some may say my dating profile is obnoxiously Jewish. I oppose this notion
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Tinder Makeover

The Daily Californian’s podcast team Hard and Soft looks at one of the most private havens of modern love lives, Tinder, and gives Aslesha a makeover of her profile. Cinematography and Editing by Ashley-Grace Vo and Chris Cox Contact us at [email protected]