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Valentine’s Day brings stress to singles

Valentine’s Day brings stress to singles

Kendal Schreier, Reporter February 11, 2020

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but I feel uneasy. I want to be optimistic, but it’s hard. When the day comes, I feel as though I will be judged on how I spend my time. I want it to be...

Romantic, tragic history of Valentines Day

Romantic, tragic history of Valentine’s Day

Danielle Sons, Lifestyles Reporter February 14, 2019

Chocolates, flowers and romance weren't necessarily a part of the origin story of Valentine's Day. Rather, prison, execution and heroic acts inspired the day. According to National Geographic, the...

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DIY Valentine’s Day: homemade tips, tricks

Tayler Larsen, Lifestyles Reporter February 12, 2019

It can be stressful to go out and find that perfect gift for that someone special. There are a few ways to make it even more special with some ways to DIY your Valentine’s Day from those popular “Open...

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Single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

Emma Anderson, Lifestyles February 12, 2019

Although Feb. 14  is typically a day enjoyed by people in relationships, it does not have to be that way. There are plenty of ways to celebrate the day, even if a significant other isn’t in the picture. “I...

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Learning to love in different ways on Valentine’s Day

Amanda John, Lifestyles Columnist February 12, 2019

Hello, my wonderful friends, as with every great February at South Dakota State University, we sit and anticipate the one day in the year when we feel either happy or alone: Valentine’s Day. Some...

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