“It’s not that technology and college ‘ruined’ dating and relationships,” said Jasmine Vallejo, government and public relations senior.“I think that hooking up is preferred to being in a relationship.Exactly what game is Father Mark playing, and how on earth can she get out of it?
Her nonfiction books for adults include, most recently, Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance and Religion on America’s College Campuses (Oxford), based on a national study about the influence of sexuality and romantic relationships on the spiritual identities of America’s college students.Michael’s College in Vermont, she didn’t know her students would want to change the social scene at the Catholic liberal arts school.But when they learned that none of them liked the culture of casual sex on campus, they decided to create a newspaper discussing “hook-up culture” and got the whole school talking about it.Has social media, technology and “hookup culture” changed the way we date?After personally spending a little too much time last weekend talking to people through the dating app Tinder, I’m going to go with a resounding “yes.” In an article in The New York Times titled “The End of Courtship?
A regular contributor to The Washington Post/Newsweek’s online panel “On Faith,” the religion webzine Beliefnet, and Publishers Weekly, she has also written for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Christian Century, and School Library Journal, and she has appeared as a commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered. in philosophy and Spanish from Georgetown University and her Ph. She is currently splitting her time between Barcelona and New York and writing full time.