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Is the College Hook-up Culture Healthy? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post hosted a discussion among a group of college students about the prevalence of casual sexual hook-ups among today’s college students:

Andrew Lohse from Dartmouth College pointed out that hook-up culture poses some risks too, citing concerns over sexual assault in college.

Everest Wein, a student at Hobart College, said many people meet dates in class rather than out bouncing around parties, and American University student Judy Daghestani said she knows people who have never been in a relationship before.

Gabrielle A. Wright, a New York University graduate student, said she thinks these types of anonymous hook-up pages encourage “unhealthy” social interaction.

“I think it’s unhealthy that young men think it’s OK to approach young women in some of the ways that they do,” Wright said, “and I think it affects women’s mental health on campus as well.”

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