Valentine's Day

February 17, 2014 - 9:55am
The NewsHouse team combed campus to see if Tyler and Katy could make loveable first impressions.

What if a stranger approached you on the street with a heart-shaped bouquet of fake roses, asking you to be their Valentine? Would you say yes? Would you walk away quickly?

Katy Beals and I took to the Hill to see how people would react to such a situation. Maybe it was the cold weather, maybe it was tacky fake roses, but the duo received mixed results during their casual competition. 

Perched outside Marshal Square Mall, between Schine Student Center and Newhouse and on the Quad, we tried multiple methods of finding Valentines on cold-yet-sunny February morning.

February 13, 2014 - 9:18pm
Commentary: If you're headed toward a single and potentially miserable Valentine's Day, consider these tricks before you start eating that box of chocolates.

It’s Valentine's Day.

The annual celebration of both love and absolute misery. The most bipolar holiday of all.

Those who are unequivocally in love, love Valentine's Day. Duh, obvious.

February 13, 2014 - 12:06am
Pick the right flick for the right kind of date.

It’s February once again, and that means that Cupid has creeped his head into all of our lives. And with each annual St. Valentine’s Day, Hollywood jams the local movie theaters with a bevy of films for young and impressionable couples to spend their money and time on. The right movie can make all the difference, whether it's the first date or the 10th date. So here is a helpful buyer’s guide to the recent releases available at the multiplex to insure that you see the right flick. And, more importantly, that you have a great Valentine’s Day.

February 14, 2013 - 6:04pm
Check out how Valentine's Day made its mark on 'Cuse this year.

Congratulations, you survived another Valentine's Day! Whether you spent it cuddling up to a special someone or hanging out with your friends, we hope that you felt the love.

Scouring campus and the Syracuse community, we saw signs of celebration all around, from heart-shaped balloons to semi-creepy kittens.

Relive the romance by checking out this Valentine's Day slideshow above or checking out the special romance-themed videos below.

February 13, 2013 - 6:26pm
Have an eco-friendly V-Day in Syracuse with our overview of sustainable and organic treats for your sweetheart — or for your sweet self.

Happy Valentine's Day from Roses are red, violets are blue, and your Valentine’s Day can be green this year with a few smart gift picks.

February 13, 2013 - 6:19pm
Treat yourself to something sweet, even if you're single.

Happy Valentine's Day from Although there are several things to love about Valentine's Day (so much pink! my birthday falls the day after!) there is one thing that I love the most about it: It's a day when it's completely socially acceptable to stuff your face with chocolate.

February 13, 2013 - 6:11pm
Picking out an outfit for your dreamy Valentine's Day date can be stressful, but Citrus Couture has suggestions to make your date a little easier.

Date Outfit for Valentine's Day

February 13, 2013 - 5:50pm
Three easy tips for putting together the perfect last-minute V-Day present.

Happy Valentine's Day from Okay, so we've heard all of the excuses: It’s been a busy week!  You gave up your New Years Resolution to stay more organized January 5th!  You didn’t think your boo was really into Valentine’s Day anyway!

February 13, 2013 - 5:21pm
We're here to help you avoid the wrong soundtrack when you're getting ready for a first date.

Happy Valentine's Day from

“Just a Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody” – David Lee Roth

February 13, 2012 - 4:15pm
Syracuse University students, young children from the Bernice Wright lab school and The NewsHouse lead producers wax poetic about love.

Valentine's Day has never been simple. Everyone has an opinion somewhere in between on what they think love is. Accordingly, the NewsHouse decided to ask, because clearly we can't pin it down, right? We talked to the Bernice M. Wright Child Development Lab School to get their opinions as well as the views of SU students across the hill. Read the staff's answers below: