Having lunch in BU Central every Tuesday and Thursday typically saves me from having to deal with the people handing out annoying fliers in the GSU. Seriously, I’m not going to use realtors that spend their time schlepping around college campuses when they should be showing apartments. Give it up already. But that is beside the point. This Tuesday, as I was eating my vegan noodles and minding my own business, I saw fliers and a giant chalkboard sign for an Anti-Valentine’s Day party to be held in BU Central this Saturday.
To be totally honest, I’m slightly disgusted that this party is even happening. Here I am, a junior in college, thinking that my peers are mature enough to be over the angst surrounding being alone on Valentine’s. Silly me for thinking that life is more than just a live action Cathy comic.
Aside from the general immaturity that seems to surface around Valentine’s Day, I am immensely disappointed in BU Central for encouraging this middle school behavior. People need to stop making an effort to show their bitterness against this holiday. It’s ridiculous. Even if you are not part of a couple, you have friends and family who probably love you (unless you are as bitter in general as you are about this holiday), and thus you have no reason to walk around feeling sorry for yourself. So no one is giving you a heart shaped cardboard box that is only going to lead to a stomachache at the end of the night. So sad.
Really, BU Central? Is there nothing better you can do with your time near Valentine’s Day? How about a fundraiser for heart disease research? This fundraiser would serve a purpose that would actually HELP PEOPLE rather than giving attention hungry students yet another reason to bitch and moan about their lives.