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Maci Crowell lists six books she loves for Valentines Day.

Six books I love

Maci Crowell, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

Like a lot of people, I love a good book. No matter the genre, there are good reads everywhere. So, if you’re like me and plan on spending this Valentine’s Day cuddled up with a hardcover book, here’s...

Sometimes romane doesn’t play out the way we want to. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing to celebrate on Valentine’s Day.

Opinion: Valentine’s Day is about more than romance

Abby Sink, Staff writer February 14, 2022

When I was growing up, my parents constantly reminded me that school always came first.  I had been raised on fairy tales about true love and all the magic and fairy dust that came with it. Naturally,...

The focal point of love

The focal point of love

Sydney Stocksdale, Staff Writer February 12, 2019

Sudesh Mujumdar said Valentine’s Day acts as a focal point of love. “These holidays tend to act as focal points, where you tend to reflect on your relationship. In which one might say, ‘If...

A special celebration of love

A special celebration of love

Jasmine Myers, Staff Writer February 16, 2018

  Creative Commons As a child, when Valentine’s Day came around, my father would buy me a huge box of chocolates. He brought me jasmine flowers and would write me a little letter.   As a...

Women can spoil men too

Women can spoil men too

Jenna Bowman, Staff Writer February 16, 2018

Creative Commons It’s the day where loved ones find an excuse to buy flowers and chocolates and expensive gifts---Valentine’s Day. Traditionally, it’s usually the man’s job to spend the most...

Students share pressures of being single

Students share pressures of being single

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer February 13, 2018

Illustration by Abigail Stanley Christina Zolezzi said she enjoys being single, but admits it can be lonely on holidays like Valentine’s Day. The freshman nursing major said the holiday’s focus...

I am my own valentine

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer February 9, 2017

We are about a week away from the day that drowns everyone in hearts and roses. Valentine’s Day is when couples spend more money on each other as if the recent holidays were not enough, as well as...

Single but not out to mingle

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer February 10, 2016

I’ll be frank. On Valentine’s Day, instead of dating, I’ll probably be at my desk watching cartoons. To anyone else who might be doing the same, that’s far from a bad thing. Films have created...

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