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Santa Who?

Santa Who?

Khanh Le '24, Contributor December 15, 2021

How does Santa Claus hand out presents? That must be the question that every child asks during Christmas. Some might think Santa simply drops the presents right through the chimney, where they land perfectly...

Winter Break Daily Checklist

Winter Break Daily Checklist

Brigham Cooper '24, Contributor December 14, 2021

Wake up at 11 a.m. Have an anxiety attack regarding test grades Have an anxiety attack regarding class grades Have an anxiety attack regarding your previous anxiety attacks Check the clock at 1 p.m. Get...

When is the Right Time to Put Up a Christmas Tree?

When is the Right Time to Put Up a Christmas Tree?

Katie Fullerton '24, Contributor December 14, 2021

The question of when the right time is to put up a Christmas tree boggles the minds of Santa’s smartest elves, causes the stock markets to plummet on Black Friday, and delays flights due to winter storms....

Where Christmas Decorations are Stored Off-Season

Andrew Addo '25, Contributor December 14, 2021

Decorations give Christmas its own unique identity. Every year, billions of people take time to hang lights, get plastic reindeers, and most importantly, put up Christmas trees. However, a very important...

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Your REAL New Year’s Resolutions | Not Clickbait

Gabriel Jiang '24, Contributor December 14, 2021

It is the night of December 31, and you are gathered with your family in the living room to watch the ball drop. This year, you planned to write down the New Year’s Resolutions that you are definitely...

Santa Who?

Santa Who?

Khanh Le '24, Contributor December 14, 2021

How does Santa Claus hand out presents? That must be the question that every child asks during Christmas. Some might think Santa simply drops the presents right through the chimney, where they land perfectly...

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Should Holiday Music be Played Year-Round?

Lillian Clark '24, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

November 1st - Alex Gray It surprises me that only now are people okay with playing the holiday tunes that I love wholeheartedly. Surely Santa, living in the North Pole—home to endless winter—gets...

IIs Rubbing Taylor’s Nose Actually Lucky?

IIs Rubbing Taylor’s Nose Actually Lucky?

Logan Elie '24, Contributor November 12, 2021

If you don’t know it already, rumor has it that the nose of John Metcalf Taylor’s plaque is lucky. Every day, numerous students walk by and rub his nose so much that it has maintained its bronze luster....

Cereal: Why it’s Better than Dining Hall Food

Cereal: Why it’s Better than Dining Hall Food

William Chun '25, Contributor November 12, 2021

Cereal is the food of kings and queens. It’s the apex predator of the “food chain,” and nothing even comes close to it…except for one beast: Flik Dining. Over the years, they’ve expanded their...

Return of the Ice Cream Machine: How This Changes Everything

Return of the Ice Cream Machine: How This Changes Everything

Laura Phyu '25, Contributor November 12, 2021

There’s nothing better than to see your fellow classmates’ faces light up as the ice cream machine in the dining hall gets filled up with scrumptious flavors. You can pick vanilla, chocolate, or chocolate...

Festival of Creativity

Khanh Le '24, Contributor November 12, 2021

Halloween costumes can be anything. Literally anything from a hamburger to Voldermort is possible. You can be whatever you want to be, unlimited in your creativity. So, how do you make your costumes the...

Why Taking the Whole Bowl is Beneficial for Humankind

Brigham Cooper '24 and Nicholas Ji '22, Contributor and Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Halloween is a child’s dream. For one night each year, no longer will they follow orders from people that know more than them. They want rewards. They crave sustenance. They hunger. They starve for salvation. After...

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