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Letters to: My Valentine

Kendall George // February 15, 2018

Dear Valentine,First off, let me just say that I hate Valentine's Day. In my opinion, this holiday is just a way for big corporations to sell chocolate, roses and sadness to its consumers. I would much...

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Steer away from dating apps this Valentine’s Day

Karen Limones // February 10, 2018

When someone is longing for a relationship or has recently had a breakup, Valentine's Day is a cruel reminder of reality, according to Psych Central. Sometimes, those who are in a vulnerable state look...

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Celebrating being single

Nicole Henson // February 18, 2017

Singles Awareness day is stereotyped by people who are overly concerned about their relationship status, interpreting the holiday as a time to focus on being dejected and alone. But contrary to popular...

Yajaira Cruz, junior social work major, discusses her view on Valentines Day and how she hopes to celebrate. (photo credit Aurora Evans)

Valentine’s day: the bloody roots

Nick Bragg // February 10, 2015

Every year on February 14 people express their affection for one another by giving gifts of flowers, cards and chocolates. Many may not know that the holiday actually started as a bloody affair. The meaning...

Red velvet pancakes set the mood for a romantic Valentines Day breakfast.Photo credit: Christina Saschin

Readers, Digest: Romantic red velvet pancakes

Christina Saschin // February 8, 2014

Valentine’s Day is approaching and that means trying to plan something special for the person you love.I find that love can be expressed in many ways and it doesn’t always have to be with...

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