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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...

Vegan Thanksgiving

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Katrina Clements

November 15, 2017

When the holiday season rolls around, we tend to think of going home, spending quality time with friends and family and most importantly, eating food. This season is especially exciting for most people because it is a time of indulgence and feasting on all the great home-cooked traditional foods we grew up w...

Tips for a Successful Holiday Potluck

November 10, 2014

It’s no secret that potlucks can save time and money. With everyone chipping in, guests can enjoy a meal they wouldn’t be able to afford otherwise. With the holidays around the corner, here are some tips to ensure your potluck is a successful one. Variety – When guests sign up to bring foo...

Why you should shop early for the holidays

November 3, 2014

Some may argue that it’s too early to start thinking about the holidays, but I disagree. Planning what gifts you need to buy will save you money and lessen the stress of facing last minute mall crowds. Black Friday: Many stores offer sales after Thanksgiving, and although Black Friday can be hec...

Clash of the Holidays

December 19, 2013

‘Tis the season...for stress? As the holiday season descends upon the world, college students everywhere are hit with a wave of stress. Between traveling home for a short Thanksgiving break, finding the perfect gift for all your friends and family around Christmas time (while s...