reporter Alex Williams, who argues in his article "The End of Courtship?I'm lured in by these trend pieces and their sexy headlines and consistently let down by their conclusions about my generation's moral depravity, narcissism, and distaste for true love. Instead, I armed myself with a blasé smile and answered, "Just text me to let me know what's up. " Sure, I wanted a plan for when we were supposed to hang out but felt I needed to meet Nate on his level of vagueness. to ask "What's up" (no question mark — that would seem too desperate). When I saw him in class, he glanced away whenever we made eye contact. Instead, he said that he thought I was "really attractive and bright" but he just hadn't been interested in dating me. So to avoid seeming or any of the related stereotypes commonly pegged on women, I followed Nate's immature lead: I walked away to get a beer and dance with my friends. This anecdote sums up a pattern I have experienced, observed, and heard about from almost all my college-age friends.We account for 57 percent of college enrollment in the U. and earn 60 percent of bachelor's degrees, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, and this gender gap will continue to increase through 2020, the center predicts.But I'm still not comfortable with Rosin's assertion that "feminist progress...depends on the existence of hookup culture."The career-focused and hyper-confident types of women upon whom Rosin focuses her argument reappeared in Kate Taylor's July 2013 feature "She Can Play That Game Too." In Taylor's story, female students at Penn speak proudly about the "cost-benefit" analyses and "low-investment costs" of hooking up as compared to being in committed relationships.
So me being the authoritative figure on “Dating Rules” is more than a little hilarious. I witnessed some girls find boyfriends and get engaged, several who are married today. Open your eyes to the whole college experience; it can change your life if you let it. Here are five important dating rules for college: Fun fact: Nobody is a mind reader! And for those of you who don’t find your soul mate at 19, don’t panic. So while you might be thinking he’s a cool guy to watch Netflix with, he might be thinking you’d look great in a long white gown walking down an aisle covered in flowers. It feels cliché to say stay positive, but I mean it. And there are a lot of different types of “dating” to deal with.Here are 5 things that seniors have learned about college dating; freshmen and freshmen-to-be, take note! If someone asks you out, it’s a good idea to accept, even if you wouldn’t normally give him or her a chance. Take a chance and say yes to the girl who’s always reading on the quad. Opening yourself up to people you wouldn’t typically date or hang out with might surprise you.