Author Archive: Zach Larimer

Profile Prejudice: Discrimination on Gay Dating Apps

Profile Prejudice: Discrimination on Gay Dating Apps

By: ZACH LARIMER “Vanilla and spice, no chocolate or rice. Just my preference.” While this may read like your friend’s extremely vague contribution to the lunch order it’s an actual description from a Grindr profile, the popular gay dating app with over six million members. Translation: the guy is interested […]

 
 

Life as a Contemporary Cellist

Life as a Contemporary Cellist

By: Zach Larimer Aya Terki has always been the kind of person who refuses to conform. Growing up on Long Island she refused to hide her cultural identity, half Egyptian and half Japanese, to fit in with her predominantly white classmates. As a teenager she decided to go to school […]

 
 

Ghosting: Why Your Dates Are Disappearing

Ghosting: Why Your Dates Are Disappearing

By ZACH LARIMER   I went on my first date when I was a freshman in college. In typical millennial fashion it was a Tinder date and to say that he was hot would be a gross understatement. He looked like an Abercrombie model. He was tall, tan, and muscular […]