Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'Christmas''

Feature: Staff, students plan vacations over winter break

Feature: Staff, students plan vacations over winter break

He’s making a list and checking it twice. Gonna find who’s naughty and nice, Santa Claus is comin’ to town. Santa Claus may be coming to town, but for some, he is not necessarily visiting their [...]

Opinion: Shoppers should be more cautious during Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Opinion: Shoppers should be more cautious during Black Friday, Cyber Monday

“Shop ‘till you drop” is the main purpose behind Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but this saying is starting to be taken too literally. In this year alone, on Black Friday, there were seven deaths and [...]

Opinions: ‘Krampus’ builds up anticipation, but lets down staffer

Opinions: ‘Krampus’ builds up anticipation, but lets down staffer

When thinking of Christmas, most people think of jolly ol’ St. Nicholas, or, in other words, Santa Claus. Yet, in 19th-century Europe, Santa was not the only one the people thought of. Krampus, otherwise known as [...]

Opinions: Christmas traditions important to staff member

Opinions: Christmas traditions important to staff member

It is that time of the year where all the Christmas decorations and lights come out, and people start making gift lists and shopping for others. Personally, I love Christmas for multiple reasons, such as winter [...]

Opinions: Santa Claus is coming to town — but too soon

Opinions: Santa Claus is coming to town — but too soon

This year, and in many years before, Santa Claus has come to town three months too early. In light of this, we barely have time to process other holidays that are merely skipped over because of [...]

Opinions: Christmas, even early, is the most wonderful time of the year

Opinions: Christmas, even early, is the most wonderful time of the year

Are you ready to deck the halls? Since the beginning of November, Christmas activities have started to take place, and every year, the Christmas shopping season seems to be starting earlier than the last. Most stores [...]

Features:  Students rank their ‘Top 5′ Christmas gift ideas

Features: Students rank their ‘Top 5′ Christmas gift ideas

Imagine waking up on a cold, Christmas morning and walking upstairs to see tons of presents underneath the Christmas tree. There is one present that catches your eye; it is wrapped in shining silver paper with [...]

Opinions:  Students should make time to help others during the holiday season

Opinions: Students should make time to help others during the holiday season

There are many ways that students can help others this holiday season. Whether it is simply giving a child a present or helping to feed a family, every little thing counts. Some people may not be [...]

Features:  Students prepare to buy gifts for family and friends

Features: Students prepare to buy gifts for family and friends

During the holiday season, numerous teenagers brainstorm gift ideas for their family, friends and significant others. While most students are completely lost while shopping or creating a gift, some kids know exactly what to buy for [...]