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Mercer faculty discuss Valentine’s Day: An article for hopeless romantics, adventurers and Hallmark movie fanatics

Jonathan Glance and Cindy Glance right after their college graduation. Photo provided by Jonathan Glance

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

February 13, 2020

Whether you’re a proponent of true love, a skeptic or totally against love at the moment, these stories will melt your heart (at least, they melted mine).

Review: With “Lover,” Taylor Swift has finally grown up 

Review: With

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

September 12, 2019

Swift isn’t just writing pointed songs about her exes anymore but attempting to tackle more grown up topics like self-love, her mother’s illness and actually falling (and staying) in love. 

Redeeming Valentine’s Day: Fun gift and dating ideas for loved ones

Redeeming Valentine’s Day: Fun gift and dating ideas for loved ones

Laurel McCormack

February 9, 2011

Valentine’s Day is nearly here, which means singles are rolling their eyes and even couples are considering breaking up so that they don’t have to worry about topping last year’s date.  Why is it that the day of love causes such groans of despair? Before you dump your sweetie or begin planning a ...

Professors sitting in a tree

Professors sitting in a tree

Kathleen Quinlan

February 1, 2011

Every Feb. 14, everything is covered in pink and red and we are told to tell our significant others we love them. But we all know Valentine’s Day is a holiday created by the greeting card companies who exploited Geoffrey Chaucer’s association of love with the feast-day of a martyred Saint Valentine so tha...

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