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Students indulge in a love-hate relationship with Valentine’s Day

Students indulge in a love-hate relationship with Valentine’s Day

Fritz Schemel, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015

Every year on Feb. 14, millions of people in the United States celebrate Valentine’s Day, as they snack on heart shaped chocolates and exchange gifts with their loved ones. But few people actually know the origins and namesake of the holiday. The historical accounts of the holiday date back to 270 A.D. when Valentine, later to become St. Valentine, was put in prison...

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