Valentine’s Day is Friday. What’s your favorite love song, or romantic movie – or both?

02/12/2014 12:00 AM

02/11/2014 1:56 PM

Taylor Menezes, senior, Central Catholic High School

My all-time favorite movie has always been “Sweet Home Alabama,” but my favorite song is always changing whenever new music is released. Right now, I would have to say my favorite love song is “Play it Again,” by Luke Bryan.

Julie Fogarty, junior, Central Catholic High School

I am a huge fan of romantic comedies, so choosing a favorite is difficult. I’d have to say it’s a tie between “27 Dresses” and “The Proposal.” As for love songs, there are just too many great ones to choose a favorite.

Carolyn Stevens, senior, Whitmore Charter High School

I do not really have a favorite love song, but my favorite romantic movie is “The Princess Bride.” Fencing, humor, twue wuv … what more can you ask for?

Ellen Zheng, sophomore, Central Valley High School

My favorite love song is probably “Love Story,” by Taylor Swift. It narrates the story of Romeo and Juliet but gives a much happier ending to the tale. It’s definitely more optimistic than the original story.

This question is answered by members of Teens in the Newsroom, a journalism program for local high school students. If you’d like to suggest a question to pose to the group, email or call local news editor Deke Farrow at (209) 578-2327.

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