All posts tagged "holiday"

  • New Year’s resolutions don’t have to be short-lived

    By Evan Eley– Each new year brings in another round of resolutions people create to try to better themselves. For most, these resolutions won’t last long. For others, it’s a start for a better way of living...

    • Posted December 15, 2016
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    Thanksgiving trumps Christmas

    By Kyeland Jackson — Christmas has long held the top spot on holiday rankings, displacing Valentine’s Day, Fourth of July and even St. Patrick’s Day . But Thanksgiving has lived in the shadow of Christmas for too long,...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
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    Brace yourselves: Thanksgiving is coming

    By Briana Williams– Thanksgiving time is finally here, and that means only a few days separate us from freedom and feasts. A lot of us are going home for the long weekend to relax and spend some...

    • Posted November 22, 2015
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  • Ya did what? What I learned from using Survey Monkey to find a Valentine

    By Olivia Krauth– Let me start by saying I’ve had one valentine in my 19 years of living. His name was Winston, and we were 9 years old and in the same fourth grade class. He gave...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • What’s on your wishlist this year?

    By Brooke Billingsley–  “I am an old woman now, so this season I’m asking for things that I will need for my new apartment once I graduate,” -Murphy Stevens, senior.  “I will definitely be asking for some...

    • Posted December 9, 2014
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  • Thanksgiving recipe guide: Three contemporary dishes to wow your family with this Thanksgiving

    by Ben Graven — Bacon-wrapped green beans You will need: Fresh, rinsed green beans 1 package of hickory smoked bacon I can of water chestnuts Brown sugar Olive Oil Salt/pepper Toothpicks Cook/prep time: less than 30 minutes...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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    Retail employees speak out: Black Friday courtesy tips

    by Adam Fannin — Brace yourself retail employees­­—shoppers are coming. “Black Friday has grown and became its own holiday,” student Samara Kenee said. With stores like Kohl’s, Old Navy and others pushing forward their opening times, there...

    • Posted November 24, 2014
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  • Preventing seasonal boredom

    By Esther Lee– The month-long holiday break is time to unwind from the semester’s exhausting workload, but there’s no reason to sit around and let those Christmas calories get the best of you. The absolute worst is...

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Cultural abundance: Latino students share Thanksgiving traditions

    By Laura Azahar– A cornucopia of two cultures is served on a platter this Thanksgiving — the Latino community has adopted this holiday and made it their own. Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621....

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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