until 6 p.m.,” PAW Online columnist and Princetoniana expert Gregg Lange ’70 has written.“The rule was memorialized as Sex after Six.” By the end of the 1960s, with the beginnings of coeducation, parietals were virtually dead, a victim of lax enforcement. fire in Patton Hall in the ’60s spilled half as many forbidden women onto the lawn as students (the landlord was not pleased).”In 1971, two years after coeducation began, the male-female ratio was 19 to 1 — a rough dating environment by any measure. Today, the male-female ratio is about 50-50, and relationships all along the gender spectrum are far more open.They started dating in their sophomore year, got engaged over winter break of their senior year and, after juggling the planning of their wedding and writing their theses, they married shortly after their graduation.They now live together in a cozy apartment in town and work as ministry interns at the Fellowship. And at the bottom, a hashtag declared: #Bring Dating Back.Similar poster campaigns took place at 30 other schools, including several Ivies.“Many of us ...The Alumni Records office knows of 4,089 couples in which both partners are Princeton alumni.
Coincidentally, Katherine’s senior-year roommate, Eunhae Park ’15, also met her husband Jojo Cheng ’15 at Princeton. Sarah Porter ’16 — like many other students — has had a different campus experience.Some students suggest that social bonding encouraged in the residential-college system has made it easier and more convenient to develop romantic relationships even in the first months at Princeton.Leila Clark ’18 says that she has seen numerous “zee-group couples,” referring to students from the same residential-college advising groups.Daniel wasn’t the first in his family to find love at Princeton.