Schwartz: Dating is not dead, just different

Sophomore Evan Schwartz, a Hatchet columnist, argues that the trend of “hooking up” does not mean that dating no longer exists.

“Hooking up has always existed because people have always had sexual needs to fulfill, and to assume that this culture of casual sex is just emerging now is naïve. Instead, what we are seeing is a shift from hooking up as quick physical satisfaction, to hooking up as the step just before dating.”

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