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The LA Times has a piece today on the growing acceptance of mixed-gender student housing at U.S. universities:

Pronto, 21, of Weimar, north of Sacramento, said his mother at first worried that he might be distracted by having a female roommate. And fellow firefighters at his “macho” summer barracks may joke about it, he said.
But at colleges, he said, “I think those old-fashioned ways of thinking are kind of dissipating. . . . Over the years, this division between men and women, which was so big, is slowly closing.”

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