I’m a 42 year old single male who recently left a 5 year relationship for various reasons, but mainly because I wanted kids and she did not.I thought that since I was an attractive, fit, well-educated, financially and emotionally secure guy that I would have no problem finding a woman in her mid 30s to settle down with and start a family.
The students, who were visiting Pacific Lutheran University as part of a longer tour of U. schools hosted by Chinese “agent” Edu Keys, sat at tables arranged in a rectangle, with all the Beijing students facing outward, expectantly.After a few key talks—including one from Professor David Huelsbeck on his time spent studying the Makah tribe of Neah Bay—a mass of PLU students was ushered in and seated across from the waiting students.You have exceeded the time limit and your reservation has been released.The purpose of this time limit is to ensure that registration is available to as many people as possible. Inside, it looked more or less like a restaurant preparing itself for regular dinner service (dim lighting, candlelit tables), rather than the morose, clinical vision I had concocted of name tags, clipboards, and other trappings of business conferences.
People filed in one at a time and checked in with the hostess, who cleared their name from a list and handed them a card for keeping track of dates that night.
Then when I stopped the music, they quickly found a place to sit down. This was the most fun I have ever had in an educational event.” After the exercise, students discussed their ideas further as a group; some suggestions for improving cultural integration included a common currency, more open Internet access, more student exchanges and intermarriage, Meyer said.
Andrew Tinker, a PLU student at the event, said, “Having the students visit from China was an eye-opening, multicultural experience.
Students from six Beijing high schools congregated in the Anderson University Center on Jan.
30 to participate in a cultural exchange that looked a lot like a speed-dating session—on purpose.
I signed up for a Monday night event with Speed NY Dating (because what else was I going to do on a Monday night?