Valentine’s Day isn’t always candy and roses

Erin Abzug erinabzug.md@gmail.com With all the hype about the perfect Valentine’s Day, it’s almost expected that something is going to go wrong. The ones that go wrong, however, are the ones worth remembering. A good-hearted act that did not turn out…

Valentine’s Day not just for couples

Ashley DeVriend ashleydevriend.md@gmail.com Male and female Cal Poly students have different perspectives on the subject of today’s holiday: Valentine’s Day. Most students say Valentine’s Day is an important holiday. However, men say it is more important when they are in…

Tips and tricks to making your Valentine’s Day a special holiday

  Amanda Margozzi amandamargozzi.md@gmail.com Dating etiquette has certainly changed since the days of Jane Austen’s romance novels, but that does not mean chivalry is dead. Whether you are going on a first date this Valentine’s Day or taking out your…

Students and faculty gather to celebrate love of words

Kelly Trom ktrom@mustangdaily.net Pastrami sandwiches, ugly cats, MTV, innocent crushes — you name it. Any topic you have a love for was fair game at Loverspeak — the annual fundraising for Cal Poly literary annual “Byzantium” — on Tuesday night. Students and faculty shared…

Need flowers for your Valentine? Poly Plant Shop has you covered

Kassi Luja kassiluja.md@gmail.com “Roses, roses, roses, roses.” That’s the popular item the Poly Plant Shop has been busy selling, according to employee and environmental horticulture science junior Leslie Gray. Along with roses, the plant shop has been taking orders for various bouquets,…

Faculty and students to share love poems

Hannah Croft hannahcroft.md@gmail.com Cal Poly students and community members can start Valentine’s Day early this year. The annual Loverspeak poetry reading comes to campus on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. Loverspeak is a fundraiser for “Byzantium,” Cal Poly’s literary annual,…

Be Safer this lustful holiday

Valentine’s Day celebrates the magic of love with chocolates, flowers and many fogged up dorm windows. However, if students question what activities are truly safe,  Gender Equity Center and Safer coordinator Christina Kaviani said there’s a lot of talk about sex in…

Professing their love: Faculty share love stories

They’re the closest thing to celebrity couples Cal Poly has: married professors. Most Cal Poly students have probably had a class with one or two at some point in their college career. They’re in the middle of a lecture, expounding…

Sharing the athletic love with men's basketball

After every home game, the men’s basketball team returns to a much quieter Mott Gym to meet and mingle with family, friends and, of course, significant others. Senior forward David Hanson has taken part in this postgame ritual for the…

Great local date spots for Valentine's Day

[slideshow] Well, here we are again, Valentine’s Day, and I know what you’re thinking — you’re trying to figure out what in the world you’re going to do to celebrate with that special person in your life. Never fear —…

Celebrate Single’s Awareness Day with the grapefruit

Heather Rockwood is a food science junior and Mustang Daily food columnist.