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‘Tis The Season for Traditions.

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Anna Gamez, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

The winter holidays are finally upon us. All around the world, people are beginning celebrate holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day and many others. Growing up, my favorite part of the holidays was always watching Christmas movies. I loved watching people celebrate holiday traditions, ...

Finding the right time to start holiday season

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

You’re sitting in your favorite coffee shop intently working on a paper due tomorrow. Just as you get focused, you start to hear a faint jingling of bells broadcast over the speakers. Suddenly, you catch a whiff of peppermint-infused mochas. You turn to look out the window and snow slowly cascades to th...

Etsuo’s Corner: celebrating the holidays

Etsuo Fujita visited New York City over break and took a picture of the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center on Dec. 24. Photo by Etsuo Fujita/The Guilfordian

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

This year, I spent all of my winter break in New York with two host families. One of my host family members was an alumna of my university in Japan and an exchange student at Guilford College 30 years ago, exactly like me. I felt that was an amazing coincidence and gave her a Guilford-themed mug that...

‘Tis the season to celebrate different holiday festivities

Nicole Barnard, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

It is the most wonderful time of the year — celebrating the holidays gives Guilfordians a lot to cheer for. Many Guilfordians celebrate Christmas, but it is not the only Christian holiday coming up. “The Immaculate Conception is celebrated along with Advent, which happens throughout December,”...

Early Christmas decorations aren’t early holiday spirit

Anna Oates, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

I went to Friendly Shopping Center to make a return about a week ago. The trees had already been lit up with hundreds of lights, wreaths were everywhere and inside the store were stockpiles of Christmas decorations while carols rang through the speakers. It wasn’t even  the 10th of November. “They’re...