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Christmas doesn’t belong before Thanksgiving

Christmas doesn’t belong before Thanksgiving

Lindsey Mione

November 20, 2019

Too much of a good thing can become a bad thing. Christmas displays are stores’ ways of getting your money; they get people into the holiday spirit. People are more inclined to purchase unnecessary items when the trees and lights are set up. They are money draws for retail. At home, I do not set...

Battle of the Holidays

Battle of the Holidays

Jacqeuline Cantu

October 30, 2019

Aren’t October, November and December the greatest months of the year? When they roll around, we are gifted with holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas — each taking place one after the other. Many people feel that these holidays make the last quarter of the year fly by. They are incentives...

Winter in the city

The San Antonio River Walk embraces the holiday spirit by lighting up the cypress trees that guide you through the heart of San Antonio. Photo Courtesy of The River Walk

Briyah Phillips

November 29, 2017

Alamo City gears up for holiday festivities as December quickly approaches. Thanksgiving is over, and all around San Antonio, things are beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The halls of businesses and tourist destinations around San Antonio are fully decked, and there are plenty of events to he...

Relationships & holidays

Graphic by Ricky Galindo/The Paisano

Kimiya Factory

November 15, 2017

‘Tis the season for cheesy mistletoe kisses and witty photo captions about loving a significant other more than a turkey leg. Relationships and the pretense of relationships are at every corner when the holidays roll around. From coordinating holiday outfits to confetti-filled New Year’s kisses in the mid...

How soon is too soon to celebrate?

Ashlee Morales, The Paisano

Ashlee Morales

November 16, 2016

Every year, the holiday season seems to come earlier. I mean, somehow, celebrating Christmas from Nov. 1 through Dec. 25 has become commonplace. Don’t get me wrong, I love the holiday season, but I think it’s become less of a magical time of year and more of an in-your-face cycle of advertisements and sea...

Sincerely Sara: Winding down

November 19, 2013

John Flores With Thanksgiving and Christmas break approaching, many students are already daydreaming about holiday plans. Some have movies in mind while others look forward to catching up on all the sleep they lost during the semester. No matter what your plans are, this break will be ...