It has unique properties that only occur, or occur most frequently, in a campus setting.
It functioned as a way for each party's family to gauge the social status of the other.
It may be the age of #Me Too, but a Las Vegas-based online dating site that purports to match needy college students with wealthy, older men and women claims it too is growing as students struggle to deal with college costs.
Seeking advertises that it "facilitates mutually beneficial relationships" and boasts a bevy of college coeds and young men among those seeking so-called arrangements.
Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and My Space allow students to make new friends, and potentially find their spouse.
Date rape, violence, and sexual harassment are also very common occurrences on college and university campuses.