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Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving

Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

Turkey is not the only thing getting stuffed on Thanksgiving. This food-filled holiday is also packed with plenty of classic and occasionally unconventional traditions. The participants of the original Thanksgiving in 1621 would be quite shocked if they observed the updated celebrations, most of which...

Halloween candy fails to substitute birthday cake

Halloween candy fails to substitute birthday cake

Renee Weiz, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

When I was younger, I always thought my birthday made me the luckiest kid on the block. This was the very same block where all my neighbors gave me double candy and treats. Oh, and I got an extra sugar rush from the cake and ice cream I ate at home with my family (thank goodness for my eight-year-old...

The perfect ugly sweater

The perfect ugly sweater

Will Dumke, Staff Writer

December 18, 2013

First, you’re going to need to pick a color. Something vibrant like an explosive red or green, preferably something that can be seen from outer space. You cannot pick a non-Christmas-color like, for example, orange, black, or yellow.These colors can be so non-Christmas oriented that it can appear t...

Hark the holidays with classic must-sees

Hark the holidays with classic must-sees

Emily Wolfe, Staff Writer

December 8, 2013

There is almost nothing better than curling up on a couch with a warm mug of hot chocolate, and turning on the TV to see Snoopy decorating his doghouse with brightly colored lights, or the Grinch’s familiar smirk as he sneaks through Whoville. These festive movies start playing on TV at least a month (or more) before Christmas, until holiday spirit is simply pouring out of every...

The holidays light up Westport

The holidays light up Westport

Caroline Cohen, A&E Editor

December 5, 2013

As temperatures are on a steady sled down, spirit and holiday cheer are only rising. Holiday lights shine bright and Christmas trees are seen glittering through windows of homes around town. And the town of Westport is no exception, Wednesday night Dec. 4 the tree in front of town hall lit up and childre...

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