What to do if ...

You’re on a bad date
Friday, September 28, 2007 | 3:00 p.m. CDT; updated 3:06 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

“Stage a violent cough outbreak.”

— Heather Schulz, 22, MU student

“Tough it out, but there probably wouldn’t be a second date.”

— Travis Swanson, 24, leadership development director

“Have a friend call me an hour or two into the date to get me out of it.”

— Tori Steinhaus, 20, waitress and MU student

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