Starting Up And Dating Stereotypes And Subcultures

Starting Up And Dating Stereotypes And Subcultures

Stereotypes about setting up and dating have long informed campus tradition

A 1989 Orient article stated that the principal courtship pattern at the school had been “mating, dating, and relating,” with students showing the propensity “to have either a ‘marriage-like’ relationship with someone else or no relationship after all.” The exact same types of stereotypes had been unsurprisingly at play then as now: “Men often go to campus-wide fraternity parties with an expectation they can ‘scoop’ a woman by acting in a really masculine manner,” the Orient reporter noted, continuing to help make the declare that “Women also perpetuate sex roles. Continue reading “Starting Up And Dating Stereotypes And Subcultures”