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Staff Editorial: The true history of Thanksgiving

November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving has been portrayed as a celebration of peace and cooperation between the Native Americans and white settlers, but is that perspective honest? In recent years, many publications have begun...

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...

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...

Easter Rising remembered in Dublin, Ireland

Abe Kenmore, Contributor April 1, 2016

One hundred years ago on Easter Monday, 1916, the streets of Dublin were filled with gunfire and bombs as a small group of rebels — about 1,200 in all — tried to secure Ireland’s freedom from the...

How to make the best of your Valentine’s Day

Kelli Uresti, Staff Writer and Senior Writer February 14, 2014

Valentine’s Day can be a day of romance for some, while dreadful for others. Either way, we all know it is coming and must find some way to cope. Planning for Valentine’s Day is essential, but unfortunately,...

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...

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