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The holidays are here once again. The smell of Christmas trees are in the air, people are singing Christmas carols, and everyone is crowding the malls to find that perfect gift for that special someone.
Here is a look at what some believe to be the second coming of the musical messiah and some healthy competition for that guy.
For those of you who aren’t avid shoppers, Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving and is considered the official start of the holiday shopping season. Retailers offer big discounts on their products in order to give shoppers incentive to shop at their stores.
The holidays are a time for gathering with friends and family, exchanging gifts, and of course eating. Every family has a traditional food that they all love to enjoy during the holidays.
I know these past few years, and this year especially, have been pretty tough for you. I’m writing you to tell you that I have been a big fan of yours since I was a young girl and that I still believe in you. We have grown up together, being innocent young girls trying to find our place in the world and trying to understand who we are.
Chaminade University fans filled the lines at the student government office to get their tickets to attend the EA Sports Maui Invitational in November, but their dedication does not stop there. For us Maui is more than just a simple basketball game at the Lahaina Civic Center.
Harry Potter fans across the world rejoiced on Nov. 19 when the first installment of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” was released. Opening weekend alone grossed $125,017,327.
Senioritis, often attributed as a term made popular for a justification for laziness under the facade of medical authenticity, now wipes out student motivation with undocumented speed and magnitude.
I want to congratulate all of you who have made it to finals week this semester. It has been a long and hectic semester for the majority of us and we all deserve a pat on the back. Now we just have to get through this last week of finals and we are off to enjoy our month long winter break! Hang in there!
It is at that moment, the moment when you take your first step into the warm sand, the hundreds of grains blanketing your toes. It is at that moment when the sun hits you so perfectly, that a chill shoots down your spine in a comforting way.
It’s December, school is on break, the holiday spirit is in the air, and Christmas songs are on an infinitive playlist. However, it is 78 degrees outside. Does the weather make a difference in how Christmas feels for you?
The weary, the tried, and the bleary-eyed: we’ve all witnessed, personally or through experience, sacrificial sleep-loss when battling for a grade.