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Is Valentine’s Day Breaking Your Bank?

Is Valentine’s Day Breaking Your Bank?

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day, a holiday that has been celebrated for centuries that expresses the love and affection that one has for another. Whether it is candy or cards,  jewelry or roses, the real question is, how much are Americans spending annually on this holiday of romance? Can college students even affor...

How Successful Will Your Match be This Valentine’s Day?

How Successful Will Your Match be This Valentine’s Day?

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

February 13, 2019

In a recent study completed by WalletHub, North Dakota is one of the worst states to be single in, placed 48 out of 50, 50 being the worst. The only states worse to be single in are Arkansas and West Virginia, respectively. The study had three different areas of focus that led to their findings; dat...

Goodbye Sweethearts

Goodbye Sweethearts

Madison Feltman, News Editor

February 13, 2019

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, stores have their shelves filled to the brim with festive candy. One popular hate-to-love or love-to-hate candy has not made its way to shelves this 2019 Valentine’s Day season, Sweethearts Conversation Hearts. This will mark the first Valentine’s Day wit...

The Origin of Valentine’s Day

Mason Dunleavy, Opinion Writer

February 12, 2019

Oh, the joyous time of Valentine’s day. Several weeks before February 14th the stores are littered with pink, white and red, the seemingly symbolic colors of Valentine’s day. Seeing this every year has me questioning the true meaning of this yet another hallmark holiday.   This questi...

Two Different Views on Valentines Day

Two Different Views on Valentines Day

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day, also known as the day some people get spoiled with chocolates, flowers and cute Valentine’s Day cards. I am aware that not everyone gets to receive chocolates and cute gifts, but I think Valentine’s Day is actually a fabulous concept. When I think of Valentine’s Day, I automat...

The Day After

The Day After

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019

Let me start out by saying I hate Valentines day. I hate it. I don’t get it. I never understood why people celebrate a day of love. Ew. Gross. Not me at all. But I will say that the best part about Valentine's day is the day after. The wonderful day of Feb. 15.   The day of discounted candy. How wonderful i...

Two Different Views on Valentine’s Day

Two Different Views on Valentine’s Day

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day, some hate it some love it. But one thing is for sure, it does not matter. The tradition started as early as the 5th century during the Roman empire. “It's thought that as part of the celebrations, boys drew names of girls from a box. They'd be boyfriend and girlfriend during t...

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