We’re entering the last couple of weeks of the semester and you know what that means… finals. It’s a stressful period, one I’d rather fast forward through and get to winter break. However, in my “just make it to break” mentality, fun and social activities have taken a backseat. I think there should be a […]

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I have a complicated relationship with Christmas music. To be honest, I have a complicated relationship with the idea of the “Christmas” season and how public schools give weeks off of school for one (two, if you count New Year’s) holiday and most schools don’t even give a day off for other religions’ high holidays, […]

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After the first snowfall this Saturday, Boston is truly beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Christmas season really begins, however, at the turn of November after Halloween, when skeletons and pumpkins are replaced with stockings and twinkle lights. As someone who does not celebrate Christmas, this season has always been rather conflicting for me. […]

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Christmas gift shopping, while far from boring, can certainly be overwhelming. With so many options, you may think to yourself: Where do I start? Luckily, here are five online stores to help you find the perfect personalized holiday gifts:   Marleylilly     The only thing more personal than someone’s name is their name on […]

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With the holiday season in full swing, there is no better way to embrace the joy and magic than by watching a Christmas special. If you are anything like me, your childhood was filled with an array of classic stop-motion specials, only to be viewed during the month of December in order to maximize Christmas […]

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It’s finally December, and while that’s a friendly remember that finals are approaching, it’s also time to open up that advent calendar. With so much to do and that last day of exams cutting so close to Christmas, it’s important to remember ‘tis the season to be jolly. Whether you have some time off work […]

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As it gets colder and the stores and streets start decorating for the holidays, the urge to curl up with a blanket and watch Christmas movies grows stronger. Classics like “Home Alone” and “The Holiday” are always a good way to go, and we all have our favorite films that we use to escape whatever […]

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‘Tis the season, my friends. As the clock struck midnight on Halloween and October evolved into November, we have started the transition from spooky times to holiday spirit. For many Christmas enthusiasts, Nov. 1 officially kicks off the holiday season. Some beg to differ and say that Christmas celebrations should not commence until the day […]

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