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Starry-eyed, star-focused: Astronomy club hosts Valentine’s event

Melanie Lewis, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

Feb. 14 — the Allegheny College Astronomy Club hosted the star-crossed lovers event at 6 p.m in the Wible Planetarium in Carr Hall. This event taught people that astrology and astronomy are significantly different. Astrology ...

A love story: Explicable systems, inexplicable feelings

Ellis Giacomelli and Olivia Blakeslee

February 15, 2018

Mystery chocolates disgust or delight, roses dance across the country and drug store shelves are ravaged for cards containing strangers’ poetry. Together, these breed a frenzied phenomenon — Valentine’s Day. American consumers...

The Astronomy Club hosts its annual “Star Crossed Lovers” event in the Carr Hall planetarium on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Prior to the event, guests filled out a survey which club board members used to pair people up at random. Guests had a chance to win a telescope. At the event, James Lombardi, associate professor of physics, explained the basics of when and where certain constellations could be seen in the night sky.

Love is in the atmosphere

February 16, 2017

Signs you might be abroad: How to navigate love overseas

Jackie Verrecchia and Ashley Mulryan

February 18, 2016

With Valentine’s day occurring last week we could not help but think back to the love we experienced while abroad. Affection in Mexico was in your face for Ashley, while it was rarely seen by Jackie in India. When peopl...

Blind dates and goat hides: the bizzare origins of Valentine’s Day

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016

Romance was a $19.7 billion industry in 2015. At least, it was last Valentine’s Day according to the National Retail Federation. What we know as Valentine’s Day only recently became a celebration of love. The earliest traces of Va...

Couple’s retreat: where to make the most of Meadville

February 11, 2011

  Valentine’s Day: the one day of the year where you feel obligated to go somewhere special, or buy something special, in order to prove your amore. That’s a lot of pressure. To help you out, here are some sweet, fun and ...

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