Internet Opens Romantic Doors
Welcome to the ‘1337 Geek,’ the only column in the New University where the writer won’t profess to be an expert of any sort on relationships.
And I promise I’ll use this column as a personals ad just this once: 6-foot athletic Asian male. Enjoys science fiction, writing, politics and sports. Seeking sensitive college girl with a good sense of humor.
Unfortunately, as far as you know, I could just be another overweight ICS slob who plays ‘World of Warcraft’ all day.
That, ladies and gentlemen, is exactly what is wrong with the newspaper and online single’s ad: you don’t get a real sense for who the other party is.
Enter online social networking: Once upon a time