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Watching “Elf”

Ariana Cross, Reporter

December 14, 2018

Every holiday season, since I can remember, my family has sat down together to watch the movie Elf around the holiday season. For those of you who have not watched Elf, you have probably never experienced real joy. Elf is a mo...

How the Grinch stole the show this holiday season

Matt La Rocco, Reporter

December 14, 2018

This year’s remake of Dr. Seuss's The Grinch drew laughs, and increased hearts by two sizes. The animated movie came to theaters November 9, and retold the classic story of a mean green grinch plotting to steal Christmas from th...

A simple, family Christmas

Sonia Wasserman, Reporter

December 14, 2018

While other people may have extravagant Christmas traditions, my family tends to not do much during the holidays. Most Christmases, we stay at home, open gifts and have a nice meal together. The food we eat on Christmas is alm...

Driving around looking at the Christmas lights

Adelyn Gaither, Reporter

December 14, 2018

Every year after our Christmas Eve service at church, my family piles into the car with our hot cocoa and homemade Christmas cookies to drive around and look at the houses decorated with the most extravagant lights. While we dr...

Christmas Tree Picking

Hayden Umphenour, Reporter

December 14, 2018

My family tradition during the holidays is simple, but one of my favorite memories by far. The weekend after Thanksgiving, my brother, mom, and step-dad, go pick out our Christmas tree, and afterwards we go and eat pie at a bakery c...

The family Christmas Eve party

Nick Carlson, Reporter

December 14, 2018

My christmas tradition starts on Christmas Eve. Every year my family has a Christmas Eve party which is sometimes at my house and other times at my grandpa’s. I have family from all over the country that go to the party. Then, the...

Holiday traditions

Spartan Oracle, Reporter

December 14, 2018

Thankful for the relationships I’ve had

Tiffany Vuong, Reporter

November 20, 2018

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I am especially acknowledging my growth as a person mentally and spiritually. I think, as people, we often conform to different feelings based on who we choose to surround ourselves with. This past ...

For the love of books

G. Lam, Reporter

November 18, 2018

This November, I’m particularly grateful for the wonderful authors who create entire worlds for readers like you and me to fall in love with. You know that moment after you’ve finished downing three plates of food during Thanksgiving,...

My father

Elijah Harper, Reporter

November 18, 2018

Since the beginning of the Thanksgiving there has been a tradition that has been passed down without fail: the sharing of you Thankfulness. I'm thankful for my father who has been a outstanding role model in my life. He wakes...

Let’s Ball this Fall

Neel Panchal, Reporter

November 17, 2018

It’s that time of the year again, thanksgiving is rolling right around the corner and it’s time to think about what you were thankful for. Personally, I had a lot of things I was thankful for, but when it came down to it, th...

What I’m thankful for

Lauren Tittes, Reporter

November 16, 2018

My friends mean the absolute world to me, and I am extremely thankful to have them in my life. They offer support when I need it, and are always there to give me a helping hand or offer a shoulder to cry on. I haven’t even kno...

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