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Heartbreak across the decades: What is a breakup album?

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day means a lot of different things for a lot of different people. For some, it means a romantic day full of love and excitement. For others, it's a devastating reminder of the crippling...

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Best LGBTQ+ romance books to read for Valentine’s Day

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter February 14, 2024

Along with being a film buff, I happen to be an avid reader. For Valentine’s Day, I also wanted to share some of my favorite romance books to read.  Here are some suggestions if you’re in the mood...

Valentines Day: Its not just for couples

Valentine’s Day: It’s not just for couples

Noah Francis, Features Editor February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day is seen as a romantic and joyous time for many, but for those who are broken up or single, the day can be seen as dreaded and miserable. According to Dr. David Schwartz, director of Oakland...

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Gifts for your Valentine, based on Zodiac sign

Gracie Murray, Features Reporter February 14, 2024

With love in the air this season, the four most romantic zodiac signs are ready to shine on Valentine’s Day.  First on the list is Taurus (April 20 – May 20), which may be hard to believe at times...

SPB hosts successful blanket-making event

SPB hosts successful blanket-making event

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor February 14, 2024

More than 90 Oakland University students attended the Student Program Board’s (SPB) Blanket Making event on Feb. 6 in the Oakland Center (OC) Lake Superior Room from noon to 2 p.m.  This is the first...

Expanding upon societys traditional view of love

Expanding upon society’s traditional view of love

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter February 14, 2024

There are a significant number of assumptions made by most people when they think about love and things related to it. In the United States, we might generally think of romantic love between two people,...

What does love mean to Oakland University students?

What does love mean to Oakland University students?

Noah Francis, Features Editor February 14, 2024

Love is a word many people use in many different contexts. Some may say that they love a certain restaurant, while others may say they love the way their outfit makes them look — but, when it comes to...

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‘Upgraded:’ Use those nepo connections this Valentine’s Day!

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief February 14, 2024

When thinking about what to write about for our Valentine’s Day issue, I obviously knew that I had to write about a rom-com, it was only right. However, when I initially started searching for new...

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Letter from the Editor: A love letter to Valentine’s Day

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2024

Despite being one of the most hated holidays by some and stereotyped as a "Hallmark holiday" by others, I always loved Valentine's Day growing up. As soon as Christmas ended and the New Year began,...

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Best LGBTQ+ romance movies to watch this Valentine’s Day

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter February 14, 2024

In honor of Valentine’s Day, it’s always fun to watch a romantic movie with a partner or friends the day of. For LGBTQ+ people, it’s a bit harder to access rom-coms and feel-good movies with good...

Students engaging in Be My Yoga Valentine on Feb. 15.

Rec Center’s Love Well Week teaches all types of love

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 22, 2023

Oakland University Recreation and Well-Being center presented its annual Love Well Week from Feb. 13-17, hosting events across campus to promote self-love and loving one another. The week-long event...

How students are celebrating Valentine’s Day

How students are celebrating Valentine’s Day

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2023

Although Valentine’s Day has been marketed as a commercial holiday for couples, over the years the day has been repurposed to celebrate love in all forms which can be expressed toward co-workers, family...

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