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Selected Media Coverage: August 31, 2004

**Lehigh in the News** {online press clippings from other news sources}

Philadelphia Inquirer (Circulation: 386,890)
Web Dating Gets Politicized

Robert Rosenwein, professor of social psychology at Lehigh, was quoted in an article about web dating and politics. He says politics really doesn't make strange bedfellows - not if they are shared. "Fifteen years of research in social psychology shows that the basis of attraction is similarity," he said. "It is much easier to be with people who look at the world the way you do. The fact that the Internet is now being exploited for ways of defining similarity so that people can meet each other does not surprise me."
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**Athletics in the News

USA Today (Circulation: 2,602,556)
Americans Weigh Futures After Winning Single Gold

Wrestlers Kerry McCoy, who is assistant wrestling coach at Lehigh University, Stephen Abas and Cael Sanderson represent three routes athletes take after the Olympics: retire, commit to four more years or chill out and think it over. McCoy, a two-time U.S. Olympian, came here to win gold in the 264.5-pound freestyle class. Eliminated by a preliminary loss, he says he's done wrestling. "You work so hard and train so hard. I guess it's not God's plan for me to be an Olympic champion," said McCoy, 30, an assistant wrestling coach at Lehigh University.
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Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2004

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