Cheers to the two Spider-Men who camped out in Wilson Commons to give free hugs to students on Valentine’s Day.

Jeers to needing hugs to keep warm during frigid Rochester winters.

 

Cheers to the four-course gourmet Valentine’s Day Dinner in the Faculty Club.

Jeers to the fact that it cost $23 (Declining, but still.)

 

Cheers to Palentine’s Day — the gender-neutral version of Galentine’s Day.

Jeers to the people who gripe about how happy couples are on Valentine’s Day.

 

Cheers to cute Valentine’s Day cards, giant teddy bears, and flowers.

Jeers to the fact that it isn’t acceptable to give people giant teddy bears the rest of the year.

 

Cheers to Manchester City being banned from the Champions League for two seasons on Valentine’s Day.

Jeers to the diamond industry artificially inflating the prices of gems.

 

Cheers to using Valentine’s Day to celebrate all the other important relationships in your life.

Jeers to not being able to ask an acquaintance if they’re free to do something platonic on Valentine’s Day without having to clarify.

 

Cheers to Hillside selling more chocolate than normal, making it possible to have the same sugary sweet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Jeers to all restaurants being full, when couples would have a perfectly fine time if they just stayed at home and watched “Love, Actually,” freeing up the space for the rest of us.

 

Cheers to Valentine’s Day candy going on sale after February 14.

Jeers to the jacked up candy prices for the month preceding the holiday.

The Editorial Board is a weekly Opinions article representing the view of the Campus Times, co-written by Editor-in-Chief Wil Aiken, Publisher An Nguyen, Managing Editor Efua Agyare-Kumi, Features Editor Abhishek Makhun and Opinions Editor Hailie Higgins.



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