How to nail Valentines Day at Mizzou and wake up on the 15th feeling awesome

Who says love can’t happen at Mizzou after Dark?

It’s Valentine’s Day on Tuesday and the pressure is on.

What will it be? Another day of sitting in your pajamas eating ice cream or are you going to be one of the lucky ones? One of the ones waking up on February 15th with a smile on your face, last night’s clothes messily thrown on the floor.

Here’s how:

For the fanciest date go to Murry’s

 If you’re into smooth jazz music and $10 steak sandwiches, then Murry’s is the place for you. You may be the only couple there under 40, but hey, classy not trashy, right? Disclaimer: Don’t even think about bringing your fake here.

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Treat yourself at Flyover

Sick and tired of the options in downtown CoMo? Venture about seven minutes from E Broadway and you’ll find this hidden gem. With tapas style entrees and a variety of options for even if the pickiest of eaters, expect a food baby from a visit to Flyover.

New eatery for us this evening. The plane theme is pretty cool.

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Go indie with Uprise/Ragtag

 Uprise and Ragtag are two places that are perfectly tailored for any hipster couple. Start off the night by comparing record collections and end the night at Ragtag with an independent film.

We did a 5K this morning and so naturally we stuffed our faces with food right after. Happy Saturday!!!

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Make it permanent with Iron Tiger Tattoo

Nothing screams commitment more than couples tattoos. A shitty portrait that vaguely resembles your significant other on your lower back will surely make this year’s Valentine’s Day an unforgettable one.

Get in touch with nature with the MKT Trail

Do it for the gram! Or if you like nature, I guess. Bonus points if you snap a photo of you and bae in matching Patagonia swag to rack in the Insta-likes.

It's starting to look like fall on the MKT! 📷: @dr_marge18 #showmecomo #comotrails #mkttrail

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Hit up Greek row and go fropping

Spice up your V-day this year with some Natty Light and sweaty frat daddies! Nothing tests a relationship more than following your girlfriend into an Animal House of horny college boys. Disclaimer: boyfriends, you probably won’t be able to get in anywhere. May the odds be ever in your favor.

See the stars at Laws Observatory

 Pull a La-La Land and take your partner to stargaze in the observatory located on the top of the Astronomy & Physics building. Hark, is that Ryan Gosling singing in the background? “City of stars…are you shining just for me?”

If you look real close you can see Jesse and Memorial ⛅️

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Hang out at Mizzou after Dark 

Who said tame has to be lame? Don’t hate on the Mizzou After Dark activities until you’ve sipped on an ice-cold mocktail whilst painting a new beach landscape to hang up in your dorm room.

I've got {MAD} love for these people💛

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Feel the wind by streaking the Quad 

Feelin’ frisky? Nothing makes you feel more alive than that cold Missouri wind hitting you ALL over. Preferably pregame with this activity for date idea no. 10.

so much journalism, so little time 🐯… #thezou

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Ride the tiger

End the night by riding the tiger. Literally or metaphorically.

Tigers love traditions 🐯

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