U Of C students launch ‘hookups’ website

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CHICAGO (CBS) — The University of Chicago has long been known for Nobel Prizes, but if the organizers of a new website have their way, the school will soon elevate its sexual reputation.

As CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports, a group of University of Chicago students have created a website called

The site offers students a chance to spice things up on campus by helping them hook up with other students for casual sexual encounters.

The site also carries the motto “Where Fun Comes To Thrive,” a play on the school’s unofficial motto.

“This is known as the place where fun comes to die,” said Jon Clindaniel of Palatine, a junior archaeology major.

That will change if the students behind this website have their way. The site advertises: “Chastity is curable if detected early.”

Reviews of the website have been mixed.

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