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A Christmas switcheroo in ‘The Princess Switch’

A Christmas switcheroo in 'The Princess Switch'

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

When a Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess run into each other and find they look like twins, they agree to switch places for a couple of days leading up to Christmas. Through their plan, they find unexpected sparks of romance. Who wouldn’t want to become royalty? The Netflix original, “The Prince...

Ask Alex: Christmas gifts and study spots

Ask Alex: Christmas gifts and study spots

Alex, Columnist

November 29, 2017

Dear Alex, I am insufferable to buy Christmas gifts for. People ask me what I want, and I genuinely don’t know what to tell them. I feel like I’ve got everything I need in life, so what the heck should I tell them? – Chris Miss Chris, I understand the feeling. When it gets to this season, I start taking notes o...

Not ready for Christmas

Vanessa Roach, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

From increased workloads, finals looming ahead and normal holiday stresses of choosing and affording gifts for friends and family, many students become too stressed to enjoy all the wonderful things holidays offer. “There is always homework, tests, papers or something due the day I get back from Tha...

‘Tis the thought that counts

Morgan Falconer, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

No one is immune to the Christmas cheer. There are a lot of things to be joyful about at Christmas, the trick is to not get stressed out and just enjoy the holiday. Gift giving can be made simple if broken down into easy chunks. Step One: Who gets the gifts. I know this is the part where I’d say “Ev...

Seeing red (cups) – what really matters

Gavin Gaddis

November 11, 2015

Starbucks has removed all Christmas-related artwork from their annual holiday season red cup, which has caused many people to accuse the coffee chain of attacking Christmas. This news broke while I was literally knee-deep in things most people claim truly matter last Sunday. Supposedly irreplaceab...

Christmas, wait your turn

Vanessa Roach

October 23, 2015

I have a love/hate relationship with Christmas. It is my favorite holiday, but its decorations seems to come sooner and sooner each year with little regard with the other two fall holidays.   Last week I was in Wal-Mart buying Halloween décor when I turned a corner and the next shelf was ...

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