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Day: February 13, 2012

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5 Places To Avoid This Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s easy to get nervous about where to take that special someone for a nice dinner. It could make or break a potential or well-established relationship. We give you five establishments to avoid at all costs on February 14th after the jump.

An Annotated Depressing Valentine’s Day Playlist

As a contrast to all the shallow and commercial tokens of love which suffocate us all during this Valentine's Day season, I thought it might be nice to assemble a playlist of depressing songs I've listened to in dark periods of heartbreak.

Valentine’s Day Menu for the Single College Student

To avoid the constant reminder that I will not be being wined and dined on Valentine's Day, I think it's always best to stay away from all restaurants, ice cream shops, and any other date destinations. Because of this decision, along with the fact that, to single people, Valentine's Day is better known as "Comfort Food Day," I have put together a little shopping list of all the foods you will need to survive this Valentine's Day from the comfort of your couch.

Social Media Pledges Raise Thousands for THON

Hundreds of students took to Facebook and Twitter last week in an attempt to raise money for THON. This was the second such social media campaign in the last month, the first being the #CyberCanning movement which attempted to make up for the cancelled third canning weekend in January.

THON 101: Donor and Alumni Relations

On February 20, 2011, a filled to capacity Bryce Jordan Center crowed erupted when the THON 2011 total was revealed: $9, 563,016.09. The Donor and Alumni Relations committee is responsible for maintaining and (hopefully) increasing this number every year by making sure all donors are individually thanked and have a positive experience when it comes to donating to THON.

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