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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 as planned was done by electrical engineering senior Tomi Babalola. During Babalola’s freshman year, he […]

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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 a relationship, while women do not need a relationship to celebrate. English junior Domenick Alberico […]

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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, arrangements, chocolates and balloons with personalized messages the past month with a vintage theme for […]

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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, and the proceeds go toward the production process. English senior and “Byzantium” editor Claire Marshall […]

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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 the Gender Equity Center office. The program provides information, educational events and leadership programs related […]