How do you spend your Valentine’s? Does social media have an effect on how you see the day? Is a single day more important than any another day?

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TR financial aid associate Ruby Rios and her daughter Marilyn make Valentine’s cards for Heart to Heart Hospice. Photo by Shawna Fitzpatrick/The Collegian

“It’s better to treat them good everyday, but I like that there’s a specific day. People forget to treat their significant other right.”
— Lessly Cardenas, SE student

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TR student Emily Chavez designs and cuts her creations to fashion Valentine’s cards. Photo by Shawna Fitzpatrick/The Collegian

“But it’s all about loving the person, not what you get the person to make them love you more.”
— Yesenia Rodriguez, South student

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TABS student Ina Massey plans out his Valentine’s card design. Photo by Shawna Fitzpatrick/The Collegian

“I feel like the media makes young adults expect too much for this day.”

—Noelani Lum, NW student

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TR student Daniela Varela creates cards for hospice patients Feb. 4 on TR Campus. Photo by Shawna Fitzpatrick/The Collegian

“I think it kind of has an effect in terms of materialism.”

— Camron Watson, TR student

“I don’t participate due to the money sink, but the other factor is I’m single as well and don’t have to worry on buying for others.”

— Garrett Berg, NE student