Casual dating is defined as: two people who may or may not share an emotional and sometimes physical relationship without the expectation that it will turn into something official. I’d like to start off by saying to all of the women who are perfectly content with casually dating someone, this by no means is intended […]


Our two-month relationship felt like a two-year one sped up with the same exhaustive intensity. During that short window of time, there were no mediocre moments spent together. It became obvious that our personalities were the instantaneously compatible kind. On our first date, it was as if we had fast forwarded to the depth that […]


From the moment I stepped foot onto this red-bricked campus, I carried on my shoulders the weight of various burdens and promises to my parents, sealed shut since I signed my statement of intent to attend USC. I knew that in committing to four years at USC, I had resigned myself to a debilitating mountain […]


  “I honestly can’t keep track of all your guys.” I’ve heard my friends say this to me enough to make me wonder if I’m truly as boy crazy as it seems. Yes, it’s true — I feel like I have a new fling every month. And as someone who jumped into a semi-relationship during […]


Dear readers: College is a time when many decide to jump headfirst into the dating pool. Sometimes, it’s a perfect 10 — and sometimes, it’s a belly flop. From your most recent heartbreak to that best first date, blastZONE Blogs wants to hear your stories! Following in the footsteps of The New York Times‘ “Modern Love” […]


Throughout my time in college, I’ve witnessed an increase in the use of the word “feminism,” and with it, an increase in the number of people who identify as feminists. Though there are many different types and meanings, feminism as a whole is generally perceived to be a movement aimed to achieve equality between men […]


From break ups to make ups and everything in between, “Love U” captures the nuances of college students’ relationships. “Love U” runs in DeeTs on Mondays.   I have always been a really positive person, and I truly do believe that having a little faith can go a long way. Yet despite this optimism, I […]


From break ups to make ups and everything in between, “Love U” captures the nuances of college students’ relationships. “Love U” runs in DeeTs on Mondays. Maybe it’s the generic “Lol” or the “Goodnight!” or maybe even the seemingly promising “See you later :).” You know, it’s the last text — that last time you […]


From break ups to make ups and everything in between, “Love U” captures the nuances of college students’ relationships. “Love U” runs in DeeTs on Mondays. I don’t remember the first time I met her. It must have been some time freshman year — we lived in the same building and had mutual friends — […]


From break ups to make ups and everything in between, “Love U” captures the nuances of college students’ relationships. “Love U” runs in DeeTs on Mondays. I was talking to Dan on Tinder. A witty back and forth. I’m good at that. We were joking about a Greek myth. “So,” he writes. “Can I ask […]