Statistics show that dating in college is a significantly different experience from dating in other stages of life.
College is a time of new beginnings and exploration. It's a time of maturity, decision making, and growth. And sometimes, it involves not only individual growth, but growth alongside another person.
What are people talking about when it comes to college dating? Is it a topic worth exploring? Why is hookup culture so prevelant in college and what is the gender ratio issue? Check out the conversation below!
Two Cal Poly students, Jacob Nogle and Rubie Cisneros, venture into dowtown SLO for date night at farmer's market together. The couple has been dating for close to a year, and enjoys any time they can get away from the chaos of school and life.
The night consisted of local food, browsing the booths, and running into friends. Though it was nothing extravagent, it was the perfect get-away at the end of a long week!
A Look Back
Local resident, John Magee, shares his thoughts on dating today compared to when he was in school. He shares what he sees as the main difference in dating culture 50 years ago versus today, his own experiences navigating relationships in school, and tidbits of advice to a successful relationship.
Does hookup culture actually exist on college campuses and if so, why is that? These Cal Poly students share their thoughts and experiences from living in an environment where hookup culture is often perceived to thrive.
Today, fewer men are attending four-year universities for higher education, causing a dramatic decrease in the number of men on college campuses.