Tag Archive | "Holidays"

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How to Deal With Family and School Between Holidays

Posted on 11 December 2018 by

Towards the end of the fall semester, the holiday season begins. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas are all a part of the holiday season tin a span of five weeks. During the holidays, many families gather to enjoy themselves. They play games, cook food, and make memories that usually last a lifetime. You don’t want […] Continue Reading…

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How to Not Gain 3,000 Pounds Over the Holidays

Posted on 10 December 2018 by

The holidays are a time to decompress, enjoy those closest to us, and celebrate, and a big part of this celebration involves food. With this comes lots of treats, large family dinners with irresistible food, and drinking–for those 21 and over. All this drinking and eating can easily sabotage your health and fitness goals if […] Continue Reading…

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It’s The Most Flaunted Time Of The Year

Posted on 08 December 2018 by

From a family photo to Facebook featured frenzies Concise cozy conferences, conform to contorted captions Meaningful moments, now molded into meager messages Endings altered to timestamped posts, not the printed kind You might want to divert your attention to Grandma before she gets run over by a reindeer one day. After all, ‘tis the season […] Continue Reading…

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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…