Tag: holiday

English teacher Melissa Falkowski's son holds his bunny-shaped pancake on Easter Sunday. Photo courtesy of Melissa Falkowski

Families find new ways to celebrate holidays during the COVID-19 pandemic

With the current state of the world, it is nearly impossible to have normal holiday celebrations due to the inability to both travel and gather in large groups. Although many families were unable to physically gather to celebrate Passover and Easter, some turned to more […]

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Illustration by Ariana Perez

Valentine’s day has been forever changed from a holiday of love to a day of service and mourning

How do we feel two years after the shooting on Feb. 14, 2018?  We all get asked this question, but don’t answer it honestly. We can’t say good because it sounds insensitive, and we can’t say bad because then we will get the looks of […]

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Multimedia: Start the holiday season right with this movie watch list

It’s the holiday season and that means binge watching Christmas movies! So cozy up around the fire, throw on your festive sweater and get comfortable because it’s going to be a long ride. Here is the top ten movies that should be watched this holiday […]

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Chinese New Year welcomes the year of the rooster

Chinese New Year welcomes the year of the rooster

For many Asian-Americans, Chinese New Year is synonymous for red pocket money, feasts and dragon dancing, but celebrating the tradition has been widely accepted as far back as 14th century B.C. and new traditions have developed over time since. Chinese New Year was traditionally based […]

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Stores constantly advertise for Black Friday, that way they can attract more shoppers.

Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

For over 80 years, Black Friday has attracted Holiday shoppers across the country to venture out to stores in search of some of the best deals of the year. Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days out of the season and always occurs […]

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Illustration by Joanna Zhuang

Teens must never lose holiday spirit

For just a few months, the realists in all of us are temporarily smothered under reindeer blowups, thanksgiving turkeys, ghosts and goblins and dancing lights that run the rims of rooftops. While most of us teenagers wrap up college applications, rather than wrapping presents, its […]

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