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Lauren Miura

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UNC Women Need to Stop Thinking About `The Ratio'

Sixty and 40. The two numbers need no explanation. The disproportionate female-to-male ratio at UNC-Chapel Hill is so widely known and discussed that it is simply known as the Ratio.If you listen to some women on campus, you will begin to believe that the Ratio is the root of all social evils. It makes every decent-looking guy a player who throws away women like tissues. It gives even the most heinous of men more game than the laws of nature should ever allow. It makes journalism and psychology classes have waitlists the length of a bratty kid's Christmas list.

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