By Maya Mabern It’s getting a bit colder and my favorite holiday of the year is approaching: Thanksgiving.  Much like my love for my second-favorite holiday, the Fourth of July, my reasoning has absolutely nothing to do with the origins of the celebration — I’m never actually in the mood to be patriotic — and […]

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By Katrina Liu If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that time is fake and totally an illusion. I’m pretty sure my classes are the only reason I semi-know what day it is. Maybe.  The weekends feel like any other weekday. It’s insane to believe the beginning of this different part of our lives started […]

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By Maya Frankel November is among us, and with that came a huge decision: to start celebrating the holiday season on Nov. 1 or to wait until after Thanksgiving. I chose to begin the holiday celebration on Nov. 1. Because we’ve already seen snow, I think it is only fitting to break out the holiday […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer It’s that time of the year again: Halloween, my personal favorite holiday — because Thanksgiving and Christmas are overrated.  There’s no doubt Halloween will look different this year. Even without Halloween parties, you can still dress up, go out and even go trick-or-treating while social distancing. And yes, Halloween is more than […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis As a college student, winter break is generally highly anticipated. The chunk of time between Thanksgiving and finals — for me, at least — is brutal, and the relief of not having to do school work for more than three weeks is euphoric. Unfortunately, my “break” was thwarted by a visit to […]

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By Katherine Wright It’s freezing cold, you’re surrounded by a group of people who swear by the runner’s high, you’re wearing a neon yellow shirt labeled “Turkey Trot 2019” and the only thing that stands in the way between you and an all-you-can-eat feast is a 3.1 mile run.  Simple enough, really.  Except when it’s […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Thanksgiving is approaching and I could not be more excited.  With the exception of a few drunk uncles, my family always brings wholesome dialogue to the table — a great time to catch up after spending almost an entire semester away at school. My family is Greek, so our Thanksgiving dinner includes […]

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By Katherine Wright All of the Santa-shaped chocolates flooding the stores — before Thanksgiving — have led to a premature holiday spirit and I’m all for it. Any excuse for putting up pretty lights and watching endless repetitions of the Grinch.  However, when you think “Grinch,” you generally think of hatefulness, bitterness, isolation and thievery […]

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