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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...

Anna Gamez headshot

‘Tis The Season for Traditions.

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...

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...

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