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NYT article on dating at UNC draws criticism

Popping up on Facebook newsfeeds and Twitter posts all weekend, it’s the article men and women are talking about.

The New York Times published an article Sunday about the effects of high percentages of women in higher education on dating, quoting and photographing students at Chapel Hill bars and discussing the gender ratio on campus.

If you haven't read the article, it's worth doing so. Tell us what you think. Is it that much harder for girls to find relationships at UNC? And is it as easy for guys as the article seems to suggest?

Here's what students are already saying about the article:

“I think in general the ratio is skewed, but the implications about dating are not true.” - Kelli Daffron, Senior, psychology and anthropology double major

“I think it’s a little over-the-top. I think of Carolina girls as classier than that.” - Emily Noonan, Junior, business major

“I’m embarrassed by the things in that article. It’s dis-empowering, to say the least. It
reduces dating to numbers.”- John Reitz, Senior, English and drama double major

“That’s not the image we need to be portraying. Those quotes are really demeaning to women.” - Jordan Swain, Senior, communications studies major

Reaction on Twitter to the NYT article:

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