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Christmas traditions evolve alongside COVID-19 restrictions

Sophomore Kacin Allred wraps presents near the Christmas tree waiting for the big day to come. Christmas, which is less than two weeks away, has changed significantly this year due to COVID-19.
December 16, 2020

After the long and hard year of 2020, the light at the end of the tunnel is nearing. Christmas has been a joy in people’s lives for the longest time and now, amidst the pandemic, it is even more so....

Christmas destinations flourish amidst COVID regulations

Neighborhood Christmas lights
December 16, 2020

Christmas during a pandemic can provide a few problems such as where to go, what to do, and with who. Even before the coronavirus came into play early this year, many companies were unintentionally creating...

Finding personalized Etsy Christmas gifts

In the Etsy shop CMKreations  you can buy personalized name rings made by Crystalina Hopkins.
December 16, 2020

Christmas can be a stressful time but figuring out what to get friends and loved ones should not add to the stress. Etsy has many shops featuring small business owners with an array of different and reasonably...

Top Thanksgiving traditions, plus some that may turn heads

Students vote on their favorite Thanksgiving traditions via a Twitter poll.
November 20, 2020

Thanksgiving is a specially unique event where families get to celebrate a wholly American holiday with their own twists. Some families like to keep it simple with the quintessential celebrations, while...

Black Friday fall fashion deals

With Black Friday right around the corner, many stores are holding month-long sales and deals to celebrate the event during COVID-19.
November 20, 2020

It is the fall season now, and Black Friday is right around the corner. Since the coronavirus is still prevalent in the United States, many stores have begun to have sales all month-long, online and in-store,...

Thanksgiving food celebrates American values, will never be “overrated”

Turkey has been a Thanksgiving staple since the original feast in 1621. Fry's food has had turkey in their markets since the end of October.
November 19, 2020

Holidays are often defined by the specific cuisine associated with them. The candy canes and gingerbread cookies that are ushered in with Christmas carols on the radio, those jelly beans that show up in...

Classic fall fashion returns

Classic fall fashion returns
November 19, 2020

The iconic Fall Fashion is back! The classic sweaters, booties, turtle necks, and much more are returning along with a bit of a vintage twist. Fashion is at a constant change; the temperature, mood,...

Dia de los Muertos: cultural beauty behind death

Decorative calaveras to honor the deceased
November 3, 2020

Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that honors deceased family members typically celebrated on November 1 and 2. A huge celebration is dedicated to the lives of the passed...

How to properly boo someone

A fully assembled Halloween boo basket. Full of cookies, a Halloween themed cup, and other treats.
November 2, 2020

Carving and decorating pumpkins has always been a popular task that people of all ages loved to do and talk about. Now, giving and receiving a “boo basket” has become a popular and enjoyable trend...

Top 5 Halloween costumes of 2020

Highschool student, Ryan Cogley, looks for popular Halloween costumes, at a Spirit Halloween Store.
October 30, 2020

The presence of Coronavirus has already affected much of this year, and Spooky Season is no exception. Despite this, people are continuing to celebrate Halloween, by dressing up in exciting, spooky costumes....

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