Latin club sells liver grams for Valentine’s Day

Cutting out brown and black cards, sophomores Rebecca Gibson and Patrick Griffard make liver grams.

Tom Herpel

Cutting out brown and black cards, sophomores Rebecca Gibson and Patrick Griffard make liver grams.

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According to Latin teacher and sponsor of Latin club Tom Herpel, nothing shows your special someone that you care more than a Valentine’s Day card shaped like a human liver. For the third consecutive year, Latin club is selling liver grams, in the cafeteria, from Feb. 6-13 for $1.

“Students can choose between a healthy, brown liver or an unhealthy, black liver. All livers are sent during third hour on Feb. 14 with a piece of candy, regardless of how bitter or sweet their Latin message is,” Herpel said.

Students can chose which Latin phrase they want, the color and if they want to be anonymous or not.

“The reason that we have liver grams for Valentine’s Day is because while we see love as coming from the heart, the ancient Romans thought love came from the liver,” junior and Latin Club member Joe Williams said.

The profits raised from the liver grams will help to subsidize the cost of Latin Club t-shirts. The students hope to sell over 100 liver grams.

“People should buy them because they are a fun way to send a cute message to someone you have a crush on, or even just send a funny message to a friend,” sophomore and member of Latin club Rebecca Gibson said. “They’re cheap and you get candy, What could be better?”