Posts Tagged ‘Holidays’

  • Enjoying the holiday season while under stress

    Nov 20, 19 • 683 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Each year it seems that Christmas comes a little earlier. The day after Halloween, scented pinecones and greenery emerge, filling aisles of stores with sounds of Bing Crosby crooning the tune of “White Christmas” for all to hear. As we grow older, though,...

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    Spread joy and happiness during a stressful season

    Nov 29, 17 • 809 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    If there is anything I have learned from working in retail for the past four years, it is that the holidays are certainly not the most wonderful time of the year. Sure, the Christmas lights strung all throughout the town and the cheerful music on the radio...

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    Editor appreciates the intangible aspects of holidays

    Nov 14, 17 • 2037 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    We are finally getting into the holiday season! Although the next few weeks will most likely be stressful and caffeine-filled with the weight of finals looming in the very near future, we have finally made it to the final stretch. Since no one really wants to...

  • Knight offers some pre-holiday advice

    Nov 14, 17 • 1163 Views • Knight Vision, OpinionNo Comments

    As you all know, Thanksgiving is close to shore, if you will, meaning that it’s next week. If you didn’t catch the Mayflower reference, I don’t put you at fault because it was a stretch; however, back to the point of this article. As the upcoming...

  • Be Grateful

    Nov 7, 17 • 1001 Views • Knight Vision, OpinionNo Comments

    We hope everyone had a productive Advising Day. You’re probably all looking forward to the next break — Thanksgiving. Most of us are dreaming of succulent turkey and kayaking in a river of gravy down a mountain of mashed potatoes right into a comfy bed of...

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    Always hard to adjust living conditions after being home

    Nov 29, 16 • 1391 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    My love/hate relationship with college has never been stronger. Don’t get me wrong; Gannon is great and I wouldn’t want to be at any other university, but going home for Thanksgiving is the biggest tease and makes me hate going back to school. Going back...

  • Holidays shouldn’t offend; don’t get so defensive

    Dec 10, 14 • 2710 Views • NewsNo Comments

    With the holidays coming up, joy and merriment fill the air. But often times, we also see people getting irritated for silly reasons. One of the most common complaints I’ve heard around the end of the year is about posters that say Happy Holidays instead of...

  • Editor wonders if there is still holiday cheer

    Dec 10, 14 • 1724 Views • NewsNo Comments

    The best part of December is the holiday cheer. But has it lost its meaning over the years? I feel like it has. When I think about Christmas it involves a picture of slow-falling snow, houses lit by colorful lights, cocoa, movies that bring the holiday cheer...

  • Black Friday tarnishes holiday season

    Dec 3, 14 • 1639 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Thanksgiving marks the beginning of my favorite time of the year. Families come together and appreciate all that we have been given, and these positive vibes lead all the way up until Christmas celebrations and New Year’s festivities. It’s during this...

  • Don’t jump into Christmas too soon

    Nov 5, 14 • 1390 Views • Knight VisionNo Comments

    Less than a week after Halloween and stores have already started playing Christmas music, putting up trees and having Christmas sales. The holiday season can be an exciting time of year, with Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas, but often times people like...