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Galentines Day 2023 table

Whip up some love: Valentine’s Day recipes to savor with loved ones

Avery Michalowski '26, Assistant Creative Director February 15, 2024

Personally, I think Valentine's Day is an underrated holiday, although I celebrate it in a different way than most. I don't have a boyfriend, but instead I celebrate the love I have for my friends and...

I keep almost all of the cards I receive from sleepaway camp, birthdays, Valentines Day, etc.

Give the affordable gift of thoughtfulness this Valentine’s Day

Sophie Smith ’26, Paper Sports Editor February 8, 2024

As someone who values gift-giving, I find it extremely important to give meaningful gifts to the people you love, especially during the Valentine's Day season. When I think of gift giving, I don’t think...

In modern days, Valentine’s Day has become less of a holiday centered around love, and more focused on how much money one spends. It is imperative that people remember that this holiday should be embraced and used as a way to showcase genuine feelings of affection for loved ones, and not to conform to society’s consumerist expectations.

Modern Valentine’s Day centers around money, must refocus on love

Jolie Gefen ’24, Web Managing Editor February 14, 2023

Valentine's Day, a holiday that used to be dedicated to love and affection, has transformed into a consumerist spectacle in recent years. What was once a day to express love through small gestures, thoughtful...

Galentines Day Waffles

Galentine’s Day Waffles

Kiswa Khan ’23, Associate Managing Editor March 8, 2022

Celebrate Galentine’s Day, waffle style

Celebrate Galentine’s Day, waffle style

February 27, 2022

“What's Galentine's Day? It's only the best day of the year,” Leslie Knope says during the 16th episode of the second season of “Parks and Recreation.” Since that fateful episode, Galentine's...

Students show love through treats

Hannah Kail ’22 and Lily Caplan ’22 February 22, 2021

Dunkin Donuts’ Valentine’s Day items embrace holiday amid COVID-19

Betti Kobak ’22 and Ella Stoler ’22 February 22, 2021

Corporate Valentine’s Day is a moneysucker that we must not feed into.

Modern Valentine’s Day promotes financial interpretation of love

Grace Livecchi ’21, Social media director February 12, 2021

Valentine’s Day is a commerce-driven holiday, where the celebration of love is second to how much money you have to spend to prove it. My father, a noble man known for his hatred of unnecessary spending,...

The process was simple: students chose a gift of either flowers or chocolates and filled out cards with the names of their valentines. Members of the Horticulture class then delivered the gift during period four.

Horticulture class saves the (Valentine’s) Day

Ella Stoler '22, Sports Paper Editor February 26, 2020

On a day associated with romance and budding relationships, it's easy to feel excluded if you find yourself without a valentine. However, regardless of your current relationship status, the Staples Horticulture...

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