Tag Archive | "Holidays"

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No, You Can’t Speak To the Manager

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

Tips on Being a Better Shopper (And Decent Human Being) The holiday season is well upon us, so now is the best time to take stock of how crappy people really are when Christmas shopping glocks them square in the teeth (and their bank accounts). Maybe you were kicking and screaming your head off about […] Continue Reading…

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Brighten Finals Season with Some Ugly

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

Finals season is always a time of stress; everyone is cramming for their tests, staying up all night for those last minute projects, wondering what to take next semester, and let us not forget buying tons of gifts for the holidays. Why not lighten the mood with something silly or “ugly”? Having an ugly sweater […] Continue Reading…

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Hit The Quan Or Hit The Books?

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

From Future, French Montana, to Migo’s “Pipe it Up”, Dj Keemy displayed his artistic talent at Housatonic’s 2015 Winter Glow Bash. A Biochemistry student said, “Because of finals and bad days, I feel like events can help and be stress free.” The party, which was brought together by the Student Senate, was a refresher for […] Continue Reading…

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Drinking Wonderland: The Spike in Drunk Driving during the Holiday Season

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Winter is coming,  which means Christmas parties among friends, and that late night New Year’s Eve countdown. It’s a safe bet for wine bottles to be uncorked, mixed drinks to be had, and champagne to be popped open. Whatever the reason – ringing in the new year with shots of Jameson or downing a glass […] Continue Reading…

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Cinematic Celebrity, or Colonial Crook: Pick Your Columbus

Posted on 12 October 2015 by

In the age of exploration when humble Italian sailor Christopher Columbus stumbled upon America, with his eyes on the prize to trade with India, the klutzy kook ended up in the US of A instead of reaching that land of spices, elephants, and bengal tigers. Some might say it’s glorifying a genocidal figure, while others […] Continue Reading…

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How You Can (and Will!) Have Fun This Winter

Posted on 16 December 2014 by

Let’s face it, 2014 has kind of been a long year. With all the stressful group projects and petty drama between friends, we definitely deserve to enjoy ourselves. Here’s a foolproof list of different activities that help keep boredom at arm’s length. Eat something that will warm you up and make your stomach merry. Plus […] Continue Reading…

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The Price Tag on Friendship

Posted on 07 December 2014 by

This time of the year amidst snow flurries, Christmas lights, and the sharp scent of pine trees in the air comes expectations for gift giving. While relationships aren’t based on material items more than any other time, there’s a strong sense of providing a token of appreciation to those who are closest to you and […] Continue Reading…

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Oh No! What To Get?

Posted on 07 December 2014 by

We’ve all faced a similar problem one year or another, and that is the gift giving process for the holiday.  We scour the malls, department stores, and outlets just to find that one all inspiring gift.  Then when we feel like we’ve found the perfect gift, we realize that whomever already has that.  Now, it’s […] Continue Reading…

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Handmade Gifts and the Best Kind of Gifts

Posted on 07 December 2014 by

The Holidays are a very tough time of the year, especially for students. Many students, myself included, do not have disposable cash to spend on gifts for family and friends. However, there is a way to give a nice thoughtful gift to everyone on your holiday list without destroying your bank account, handmade gifts. When […] Continue Reading…