valentines day

Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day?

By Merari Calderon Ruiz / February 13, 2018

By Merari Calderon Ruiz Consumers in the United States are expected to spend $19.6 billion on Valentine’s Day this year, according to the National Retail Federation. Marketers use this day to sell more items like Valentine cards, chocolates, flowers and jewelry; but this wasn’t always the custom in today’s society. Valentine’s Day originated from a…

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A date night you won’t forget

By William Farris / February 13, 2018

By William Farris The Clackamas Print Valentine’s Day can be tricky to plan for, especially for students. Between getting a reservation, and studying for midterms, it can be easy to forget about it and end up sitting at home, in front of Netflix, like the other 364 days of the year. Students like Fiona Dietch…

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