The “Get Unsingle” night marked the organization’s first offline event and was an opportunity to meet face-to-face amid card games and pool.Biochemistry freshman Son Le said the event was particularly helpful because it distinguished itself as an alternative to online dating apps. It is a January evening, Friday the 13th — a nightmare dating scenario.
Undeclared sophomore Jessica Heighway said the speed dating event was a focused way to approach potential suitors.
The plan was to have the guests sit at a long table and draw one another’s portraits. All the men, the women joke, are across the street at Rock & Brews.
Each portrait would take about eight minutes before people switched partners. With rows of massive TV screens, more than 100 craft beers and a rock-themed beer garden, the restaurant is a bit of a macho magnet.
There are blind dates, and then there are paper bag dates.
To test the theory that it's possible to form a love connection with someone without seeing his or her face, a U.