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Few faculty, staff, and students are Catholic. ” • “The culture is somewhat Catholic. ” ╇ 19 There Is No Catholic Campus Culture 19 • “The culture is mostly Catholic. ” • “The culture is very Catholic. ” For one school whose average indicated that it was “Mostly Catholic,” 15% of its students considered it “very” Catholic, 64% “mostly” Catholic, 19% “somewhat” Catholic, and 1% “not very” Catholic. Similarly, in a school classified as “Very Catholic,” 64% identified the school as such, while 33% said it was “mostly” Catholic, 2% “somewhat” Catholic, and no one thought it was “not very” Catholic.

Especially when the media and friends make hooking up seem 42 42 Faith with Benefits like a fun, young, and reckless thing that has to be tried… . ” She noted that the culture outside of her institution not only presented values in tension with her beliefs but also put “hard to resist” pressure on people to conform to it. Anna had participated in it for a while, but turned away from it. She now understood the broader culture as advocating for sex in ways that contrasted with her faith, so she opposed it.

Whatever repertoires emerge, their frames and scripts will only be adopted insofar as they work. Socialized Repertoires of frames and scripts are limited in other ways. People usually want to fit in, and to do so, they need to know how others typically think and act. Frames and scripts communicate this. Utilizing the most 15 There Is No Campus Hookup Culture 15 common frames and scripts indicates one’s integration into the culture. Failing to do so usually means being ignored or rejected but sometimes can make you the target of others’ hostility.

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