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It’s Finally Finals

It’s Finally Finals

Ashlyn Cooper, Writer
January 10 • 157 views
Filed under Features, Trending Now

Get ready Lancers, it’s that time of year again and finals are right around the corner. Every year, we come back from Christmas break and are hit with the realization that we are only two weeks away from exams. Yikes. As a senior, I don’t have to take finals this year, but since I feel so bad for... Read more »

Cost of the 12 Days of Christmas IRL

Cost of the 12 Days of Christmas IRL

Ashlyn Cooper, Writer
January 8 • 151 views
Filed under Features, Trending Now

Every Christmas season, we hear the famous “12 Days of Christmas” carol and find ourselves asking the same questions. “Who in their right mind would gift all that? Why is this girl actually happy about it? And, how much does all of this stuff cost?” While we may never know why anyone would actually... Read more »

Christmas Cookies: A Holiday Tradition

Christmas Cookies: A Holiday Tradition

Paul Coburn, Writer
January 8 • 147 views
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When the holiday season comes around each year, millions of people search through their recipe books or online to find cookie recipes that they want to bake. Over the years, certain recipes have gained more popularity than others. These common cookies include gingerbread men, thumbprint cookies, sugar... Read more »

The History of Secret Santa

The History of Secret Santa

Sydney Cummings, Writer
January 8 • 96 views
Filed under Features

‘Tis the season of shining lights and holiday sing-a-longs, the season of giving and love. There are thousands of Christmas traditions celebrated by families in different ways. Yet, the tradition of giving gifts seems to be universal. People give a gift to a significant other to show love, or to a... Read more »

Black Friday Takes a Dark Turn

Black Friday Takes a Dark Turn

Paige McCloskey, Writer
December 8 • 133 views
Filed under Features

Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends. Stuffing, mashed potatoes, and turkey surround the table as family members say what they are thankful for. But what happens the next day is not anything to be thankful for. Black Friday is one of the most anticipated “holidays” of the year, with items... Read more »

Cyber Monday: Save Your Time and Shop Online

Cyber Monday: Save Your Time and Shop Online

Kelly Garcia, Writer
December 8 • 137 views
Filed under Features

The holiday season is a time of giving, and during this time, stores give their customers discounts so that they can save money on their gifts. Cyber Monday is one of those days, and it includes some of the best sales of the year. This day is a discounted online shopping event on the Monday that follows... Read more »

Christmastime in the City

Christmastime in the City

Shelby Lapierre, Writer
December 8 • 123 views
Filed under Features

Since the early 1930’s, New York City during Christmastime has been a sight to see. Whether it’s the decorated store fronts, the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, or the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, there is never a dull moment. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day... Read more »

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lights Up New York

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lights Up New York

Stephanie Fragoulias, Writer
December 8 • 254 views
Filed under Current News, Features

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a major symbol of the Christmas season in New York City. Each year, the tree lighting is viewed by millions on television, as well as thousands who attend in person. This year’s tree lighting took place on Nov. 30. The tree is located in Rockefeller Plaza, between... Read more »

A High School Student’s Guide to College Applications

A High School Student’s Guide to College Applications

Christina McLaughlin, Managing Editor
December 1 • 183 views
Filed under Features, School News

If you’re reading this right now, you are probably an incoming junior or senior having quite the meltdown about that one big, scary, two-syllable word. Just hearing that word from a friend or relative can send shivers down your spine. Yes, I’m talking about Dun Dun Dun “COLLEGE.” For most of you... Read more »

The History of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The History of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Kelly Garcia, Writer
November 29 • 117 views
Filed under Features

Each year, millions of viewers tune in to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and over three million New Yorkers line up to watch the parade in person. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade originated on Thanksgiving in 1924, and it has become an American tradition. In 1922, Macy’s opened its first location ... Read more »

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