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A cold Connecticut day with ice and snow on the ground, making it nearly impossible to get anywhere or give people the motivation to do anything.

Holiday season is overrated

Max Dorsey '21, Staff Writer January 12, 2021

The holiday season. Everyone loves it. Mountains of snow on the ground, hot drinks and a happy spirit. But that’s the holiday season as everybody describes it. When you take a closer look, the holidays...

It’s important to learn about religion because it can have many great benefits in your life, like making you a more informed and well rounded person.

Start caring about religion: opportunity awaits

Andreas Lolis '21, Breaking News Editor January 5, 2021

Everyone in America knows about Christmas. Most of us know that it is a celebration of the Nativity of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is the Son of God. This faith is shared by a group of over one...

Chevy Chase’s Clark Griswold decks his house in Christmas lights, as part of his plan to have the perfect, good old-fashioned family Christmas.

‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ takes the throne as best holiday film

Max Dorsey ’21, Staff Writer December 23, 2020

Ahh, yes. The holiday season. Every year around this time, a certain debate starts amongst families, friend groups and even among online strangers: Which holiday movie is the best? Some say it's Will Ferrell’s...

With winter coming in, and snow in the forecast, this rich and creamy homemade hot chocolate will definitely warm you up.

Warm spirits with homemade hot chocolate

Maya Hruskar ’23, Paper Opinions Editor December 15, 2020

‘Sugar Rush Christmas’ releases season two, returning for the holiday season

Natasha Taubenheim ’22, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

In July of 2018, “Sugar Rush Christmas” was first released on Netflix and caught the attention of many baking lovers. It stood out and quickly became popular as it was not only Christmas-themed, but...

The second movie in “The Christmas Chronicles” dilogy leaves the audience with so many emotions. This feel-good movie is the perfect family movie to you into the Christmas spirit.

‘The Christmas Chronicles 2’ demonstrates importance of family during holiday season

Ruby Tarshis ’23, Staff Writer December 3, 2020

The sequel to “The Christmas Chronicles” just hit Netflix on Nov. 25.  In “The Christmas Chronicles 2,” we follow 13-year-old protagonist Kate (Darby Camp), as she saves Christmas for the second...

Many holiday practices, such as using wrapping paper or ordering presents online, are bad for the environment. This holiday season, we can avoid these unnecessarily wasteful practices by seeking friendly alternatives.

Ditch wasteful consumption, embrace sustainability this holiday season

Maya Hruskar '23, Paper Opinions Editor December 3, 2020

Picture this: It's Christmas day and everybody unwraps their gifts, throwing the wrapping paper aside to reveal what's inside. Kids play with their new toys, adults sip on steaming hot coffee, and everybody...

The film is a product of Netflix’s support for Black Excellence, particularly in the arts, as the entire movie was written, produced and directed by black men and women.

‘The App that Stole Christmas’ embodies importance of togetherness during holidays

Mishael Gill ’23, Paper Sports Editor December 3, 2020

The App that Stole Christmas is a Netflix film that was released on Nov. 20. Starring Ray J (as Felix Rhome), Elise Neal (as Carly) and Jalyn Hall (as Ben Rhome), the story explores the principle of holiday...

“Last Christmas”, the Christmas movie based on the famous Wham! song debuted in theaters Nov 8, 2019 as the holiday season starts to arrive.

‘Last Christmas:’ A classic song but a flop of a movie

Reilly Caldwell '20 December 16, 2019

As the temperatures start to drop and snow begins to fall, bright holiday lights illuminate streets and the song “All I Want for Christmas is You” seems to be playing everywhere you go. When the holiday...

Holiday season turned upside down by commercial gains

Julia Kasabian ’21, Web Arts Editor November 15, 2019

The holiday season brings bright lights on trees, cheery songs on the radio and family togetherness. However, this Christmas craziness begins way too early.  Commercials for Christmas start airing...

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