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What are your Valentine’s Day plans?

VDay Plans
Graphic by Nicole Clamp, Associate Editor
VDay Plans

It’s the most wonderful time of the year (for some people). Valentine’s Day is either everyone’s favorite day, or their least favorite day. I took the liberty of asking a few of my close friends and family members about what their plans are for Valentine’s Day, receiving diverse, romantic and sometimes comical responses:

“Going to Houston for my best friend’s birthday. – Emily

“None. – William

“Well, I told my boyfriend that I want to go out and do something, but to make it a surprise. So, I’m not sure what he has planned.” – Khali

“Taking my girl to get us a nice couples massage and a spa day. Then, I’m going to have a nice candlelight dinner for us at home. – Jamal

“I plan on going to the Melting Pot with a group of friends. Not actually the day of, but the weekend after. No plans on the actual day though.” – Kaylaunta

“Nothing Valentine’s Day related. I have to do RA related things.” – Taya

“Nothing lol. Recording music.” – Jae

“Eating candy, getting dinner, studying and relaxing.” – Naye

“I’m going to serve a look and take pictures. I might go out to dinner but I’m not sure.” – Michael

“Well, if he doesn’t work, my boyfriend and I are planning to go to Macaroni Grill for a date night. We haven’t thought about anything else afterward. Probably Dave and Buster’s, but we just want to spend time with one another. – Jada

“Photo shoot, class and Fashion Society. – Xavier

“Good question. My boyfriend and I are going to go out. He’s letting me decide so I should probably start thinking of something. – Cammi

“I don’t know yet. – Matthias

“I have no plans for Valentine’s Day. At the moment, I’m single and even when I’m in a relationship, I don’t pay the day too much attention. I expect my man/woman to be appreciative and show gratitude on a consistent basis, not just one day out of a whole year. – Diamond

“I don’t know honestly. I might surprise my boo with something. I know I want to get her flowers because she said she never got flowers before. – Josh

“Now you already know the answer to that question. I’m not doing anyt- actually, I’m going to pick up my friend from the airport. – Mother Dearest

“Nothing. I don’t celebrate it. – Christina

Well, I am working for Valentine’s Day, but to celebrate it, I plan on dinner the next day.” – Alyssa, sister-in-law

As for me, I plan on getting all of my work done, then finish off the night by getting drunk off Jose Cuervo Silver while learning the Dothraki language and dancing to 90s R&B.


Author’s Note: Some names have been changed for anonymity purposes. 

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