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The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

A snowy winter wonderland in Seattle, Washington, that honestly looks like my worst nightmare.

Brutal honesty about the brutal cold

Maggie Bryson, Staff Writer December 10, 2023

I think winter is the worst season. Nothing is appealing about having to wear eight layers to go outside and still being cold. What is the point of wearing so many layers that you look like the Michelin...

Former President Barack Obama pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey, the staple food of that holiday //Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Is holiday food worth looking forward to anymore?

Grady Tarleton, Derrick Wilson December 1, 2023

By Grady Tarleton The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes gifts, breaks, and seasonal foods that we save for only a few days every year. Some of them are good, some of them are meh and a lot...

Sierra (writer) and her dog enjoying the snow.

Winter, a season of giving

Sierra McCollum November 18, 2022

Growing up in Ohio, having a “white Christmas” was my norm. The holiday season was always my favorite time of the year. The movies, activities and time spent with family and friends made it all more...

: The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is put up on the last day of November, indicating, for many, the true beginning of the Christmas season.

Lights before turkey? A holiday crisis

Samreen Ahmed, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

As pumpkins and spooky Halloween decorations are taken down, the start of November is recognized by the debate over holidays. Some waste no time in replacing jack-o’-lanterns with Christmas garlands...

Halloween vs. Thanksgiving vs. Christmas

Tyler Dearman, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

The holiday season is upon us, and when it comes to choosing between Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas, everyone has a preference. Guilford students shared their favorite end-of-year holidays and...

Halloween and Christmas decorations side by side in a store

When should you celebrate each holiday? A student’s perspective

Maria Guerrero Hernandez, Managing Editor September 30, 2022

The holidays are coming at last this year, but every year they seem to be starting earlier and earlier. Just the other day I went to the craft stores Hobby Lobby and Michaels,  and they had all the Halloween...

Holiday spirit on a budget

Lideah Shivley, Staff Writer December 11, 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—the holiday season. However, along with the beautiful decorations, lights and holiday cheer, Christmas can also leave us short on cash. Thankfully, there are...

Thanksgiving or Christmas: is it too early to be singing carols?

Gabriela Vasquez, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

It’s finally the first day of November. Children exchange their post-trick-or-treating bounty with their classmates. Halloween candy is on sale at every store imaginable.  99.5 blasts holiday tunes...

Supporting small businesses during the holiday season is important in a COVID-19 world.

Shopping locally: Gift ideas for students during a COVID-19 Christmas

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

Finals are just around the corner… but so is Christmas! For many families, 2020 is the first year in which they will not be able to hold large gatherings with all their relatives or travel freely to...

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