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What is your Christmas song?

By Gurman Sahota, November 29 2016 — So you want a soundtrack to your holiday or you really want to blow off some much-needed exam studying. Either way, put your ugliest christmas sweater on and answer these questions to find the perfect holiday song for your holiday self.

Get lit this Christmas season with these cocktails

By Derek Baker, November 29 2016 — It’s that time of year again. With the combination of final exams, group projects, mall parking lots, festive decorating and family dinners, cortisol levels can skyrocket. Luckily, there’s one thing that we can all turn to during this stressful time of year — alcohol. Here are three new…

Four fabulously festive Starbucks concoctions

By Derek Baker, November 15 2016 — Once again, Starbucks has began serving their annual non-denominational holiday beverages. Festivity lovers embrace this as the first sign of the most wonderful time of the year. However, if you want to make your drink extra-festive to get you in the holiday spirit, here are some new takes on a…

A very serious Christmas carol review

By Jill Girgulis, December 1 2015 — It’s that time of year again — the snow is falling, your relatives are calling and, most importantly, Christmas carols are playing on every radio station. To combat the incessant holiday spirit, I rounded up the most festive songs and applied my finest critiques. Also, can you move…

‘Tis the season for the future

By Melanie Woods, December 1 2015 —   Sagittarius  (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21) Your significant other will purchase you a knock-off Minions bodypillow for the holidays. Your “goggle-wearing villain assistant” will keep you warm during the dark, cold nights. Capricorn  (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19) While indulging in a festive cup of rum and…

Four gifts that perfectly say what you would never dare say out loud

By Jill Girgulis, December 1 2015 — ‘Tis the season for giving — giving someone a piece of your mind, that is. But instead of airing your grievances with the Grinches in your life, try giving them subtle hints through beautifully wrapped holiday gifts. Your least favorite professor: Regardless of what you give this professor,…

Obnoxious uncle wrecks Christmas dinner

By Melanie Bethune, January 8, 2015 — On Dec. 25, fourth-year economics student Thomas Breaker’s great uncle, Murphy Haliburton, shocked his family by smashing the world record for sensitive issues touched on in a single conversation. The original record of 72 sensitive issues — previously set by Newtown, Florida, mayor Floyd McDonald at a local…

Deck your iPod with the kitschiest Christmas tunes

By Melanie Bethune, December 4 2014 — We’ve all heard “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and “Santa Claus is Coming To Town” enough this holiday season, so you might be looking to shake up your Christmas playlist. Thankfully, Christmas music has come a long way since you were a kid, and there are hundreds…

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