Provo dating scene
In the past, students and faculty have expressed dissatisfaction with this nickname, as it sometimes gives students the idea that university authorities are always divinely inspired and never to be contradicted.
Leaders of the school, however, acknowledge that the nickname represents more a goal that the university strives for, and not its current state of being.
Dating has always been an important part of student life at Brigham Young University, the Mormon Church–owned school in Provo, Utah, where 55% of the student body is married by the time they graduate, but it's never been digital. Tinder, a dating app that launched in September, is the reason.
"My friend told me to add it jokingly," BYU student Alexis Mease said.
BYU is considered by many Latter-day Saints to be "The Lord's University".
This phrase is used in reference to the school's perceived mission as an "ambassador" to the world for the LDS Church and thus, for Jesus Christ.
"Looking for a safe, comfortable environment to make that initial contact with your tinder [sic] match? "Come lay all doubts aside and invite all your tinder [sic] matches and all your other friends to the first ever Tinder party!
Ward leaders practically throw members of the opposite sex at each other, and all activities, while "spiritual" in nature (wink, wink), somehow all end up resembling speed dating to one degree or another.
There are also some gender-specific pointers to keep in mind.
Girls, the key for you is food, both symbolically and literally.
Remember, the ward directory is your menu and home teaching is special delivery.