Students’ Thoughts on Valentine’s Day
Ally Piatkowski, Social Media Editor
East students give their opinions of Valentine’s Day.
Freshman Nicole Fernandez
What is the purpose of Valentine's Day? "I see it as more of a religious perspective of St. Valentine, based on the religious prospect. I’m not religious but that’s how I know it. My parents see it as a money-seeking holiday."
Sophomore Emma Vanepps
What would be your ideal date night idea for Valentine’s Day? "I would like to be picked up with flowers, be taken to a fancy dinner and then hang out for the rest of the night."
Sophomore Riley Gaskill
What is your favorite Valentine’s Day memory? "My favorite valentine’s day memory is in first grade when our class got to put candy in everyone’s shoe boxes. Everyone agreed that the candy I handed out was the best out of everyone in the class so that made it very special."
Sophomore Reagan Mount
Do you enjoy playing cupid and setting people up together or would you rather be the one to be set up? "I would rather be cupid because you get the outside scoop on their relationship. It’s easier to set people than to be in one yourself."
Junior Tyrell Bowers
Discuss your opinion on if you think the origin of Valentine’s Day is for companies to make money. "I think the origin is for love because it’s a day to celebrate one another."
Junior Colby Harden
Is Valentine’s Day the most romantic day of the year? If not, what is? "No, I would have to say anyone’s birthday because I feel like you get the most love on your special day."
Senior Will Grider
Can love be represented and shown through objects? If not, what can it be? "No, love is shown through actions."
Senior Zach Roberts
What do you usually do for Valentine’s Day? "I usually sit alone in a dark room wishing I was with a girl, but ending the night on Xbox with my friends."
Senior Leo Shelp
Is a romantic gesture more powerful on Valentine’s Day or a random day of the year? "Any random day of the year, on Valentine’s day it feels too forced. It’s better if it’s more natural."