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A Throwback to 90’s Snacks

A Throwback to 90’s Snacks

Paige McCloskey, Writer

January 10, 2017


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The 90’s were ten years where some of the most popular movies, TV shows, clothes, and more were released. It was the years of plaid-wearing fashion being the “it” thing. But who remembers all of the crazy foods that were popular in the 90’s? This was certainly years of experimenting when it came...

New Year’s Traditions

New Year’s Traditions

Kelly Garcia, Writer

January 10, 2017


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“New Years” is a holiday that is celebrated around the world. Since each country has their own customs and traditions, different countries celebrate the New Year in different ways. In England, they believe that the New Year will bring fortune to their lives when certain traditions occur. The first...

It’s Finally Finals

It’s Finally Finals

Ashlyn Cooper, Writer

January 10, 2017


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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...

Cost of the 12 Days of Christmas IRL

Cost of the 12 Days of Christmas IRL

Ashlyn Cooper, Writer

January 8, 2017


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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...

Christmas Cookies: A Holiday Tradition

Christmas Cookies: A Holiday Tradition

Paul Coburn, Writer

January 8, 2017


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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...

The History of Secret Santa

The History of Secret Santa

Sydney Cummings, Writer

January 8, 2017


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‘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...

Black Friday Takes a Dark Turn

Black Friday Takes a Dark Turn

Paige McCloskey, Writer

December 8, 2016


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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...

Cyber Monday: Save Your Time and Shop Online

Cyber Monday: Save Your Time and Shop Online

Kelly Garcia, Writer

December 8, 2016


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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...

Christmastime in the City

Christmastime in the City

Shelby Lapierre, Writer

December 8, 2016


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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...

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lights Up New York

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lights Up New York

Stephanie Fragoulias, Writer

December 8, 2016


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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...

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