Holly Sampson BA Middle Eastern Studies and World Philosophies
Valentine’s Day is upon us and this year SOASk Me Out are working on a special event to spread joy and love around the SOAS campus. With the aim to help raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust, Valentine’s Hearts are going to become the new way to announce your SOAS crush. It is time to go back to the time before Facebook, a tragic time without the presence of SOASk Me Out, to the old-fashioned days of pen and paper.
So, how does it work? For £1 you can buy a ‘love heart’ on one side of which you write a message to your loved one and include their name and student ID number on the other. Once completed, you can deliver your love heart to one of the special post boxes around SOAS. They will then be collected and your loved one will receive an email on Thursday 7thFebruary telling them to come and collect their heart, and a cute little gift, on Friday 8thFebruary. All anonymous, all romantic and all for charity!
Valentine’s Hearts will go on sale on Monday 28thJanuary at various locations and times, so keep an eye on the SOASk Me Out page for more details!