Romance poets say love is pain, but love is also love and sometimes pain is just pain. Given that the annual amount of Valentine’s Day pain is higher than usual, I thought I’d share with you the stories of separated lovers across myth and time. Perhaps COVID is just another trial and tribulation in our neverending tale of love and loss and love again. Perhaps romanticizing struggle perpetuates it in the belief that only suffering validates happiness, which leads to people without power not seeking help or those in power not offering it. Either way, love hurts, so here’s my top picks for the heart-wrenchiest stories of all.Continue reading
IT’S HAPPENING! You’re standing in line, awaiting your tofu at Peirce, and you see that person. The total cutie from your anthropology class who you’ve been admiring through Zoom. Valentine’s Day is coming up, and it would be the perfect time to ask about going on a date. Some coffee from Wiggin’s, a sunrise hike at the BFEC… You can see it all now. All you need is a quick, witty line to achieve it. Look no further, as I’ve supplied you with all you need here. You’ll thank me later.Continue reading
This Valentine’s Day, Rose Bialer ’20 and Baxter King-Epping ’20 have teamed up for a second year to bring you LOVE(D), a showcase of mementos from past friendships, romantic relationships, and familial relationships.Continue reading
It’s Valentine’s Day in the city of love, and nobody does romance like the students of Kenyon College. The weather is ripe for the romance, as freezing rain could emerge at any moment. Fear not! There is sensuality in the slush. Here’s how to make the most of this dismal Gambier Valentine’s day with your sweetheart:
Hey everyone. It’s The Thrill‘s resident hopeless romantic here.
When I’m not daydreaming about people who may or may not even make eye contact with me on Middle Path, I spend an obscene amount of time crafting Spotify playlists that only have one consistent listener– myself. Well, until now. With Valentine’s Day being tomorrow, I thought I would share some music with all of you. Continue reading