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December 23: Savvy Saving Tips for the Holidays

December 23: Savvy Saving Tips for the Holidays

By: Bella Vargas, Editor-in-Chief of Print

December 23, 2017

During the holiday season, some may have last minute shopping to do. Here are 6 tips to help you save money while still showing loved ones how much you care. Stick to a budget- The best way to make sure you don’t overspend is by setting a money limit on each person you plan to buy for. Staying a...

December 22: Rock Around the Christmas Tree

December 22: Rock Around the Christmas Tree

By: Karina Sanchez, PR/Social Media Executive

December 22, 2017

Its that time of the year where Christmas music is played in most stores, restaurant and radio stations. Christmas music makes people feel holly jolly and the spirit to jump right into Christmas. Although the classics are always a hit give these obscure Christmas songs a chance this season.  ...

December 21: Trending Electronics to Give for Christmas

December 21: Trending Electronics to Give for Christmas

By: Brett Walner, Reporter

December 21, 2017

Electronics are always a great gift to receive, and if you’re having trouble this holiday season deciding what you want on your Christmas list, here are some of the best electronic Christmas gifts to ask for. Let’s face it, exercise is just not fun, nor do we actually want to do it,  but that...

December 20: Tasty Treats for Christmas

December 20: Tasty Treats for Christmas

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

December 20, 2017

With Christmas quickly approaching, many of us may have Christmas parties to attend or family get togethers. Here are some simple and tasty recipes to make for any get together you may be attending. Peppermint brownie bites Brownie ingredients: 1 ¾ cups flour 1 ⅓ cups sugar 2 tea...

December 19: DIY Gifts Sure to Spread Smiles

December 19: DIY Gifts Sure to Spread Smiles

By: Bridget McCracken, Editor-in-Chief of Web

December 19, 2017

365 things Jar: Finding the perfect gift for someone can be very hard. Why not make something that can leave them waking up every morning with a smile. This gift may take some time, but they will get to pick a piece of paper daily and read it with a smile.   Materials: Three or more diff...

December 16: Easy Gifts to Make

December 16: Easy Gifts to Make

By: Ella Miller, Reporter

December 16, 2017

Family and friends would love to get this peppermint shower scrub for Christmas. This neat DIY peppermint scrub smells great, is quick and easy to make and only uses a few ingredients. Ingredients: ¾ cup white sugar ½ cup fractionated coconut oil 12 drops peppermint oil Skin safe food coloring Ins...

December 15: Santa Claus Around the World

December 15: Santa Claus Around the World

By: Jessica Tiv, Design and Visual Executive

December 15, 2017

The crackling of a blazing fire, the frantic and eager sounds of wrapping paper ripping, the warmth of slurping hot chocolate—these are all associated with a traditional American Christmas. Christmas in America, as well as other countries, is often associated with gifts and time spent with family and ...

December 14: Top 10 Gifts Under $25

December 14: Top 10 Gifts Under $25

By: Allie Doherty, Reporter

December 14, 2017

Christmas season is here and it’s beginning to be the time to find some presents to share. Here are some of the best gifts to get someone for Christmas. Hot chocolate: In this cold Illinois weather we all need something to warm us up. Hot chocolate solves this problem, so why not give it to o...

10 College Admission Mistakes to Avoid

10 College Admission Mistakes to Avoid

By: Emily Janecek, Editor

December 13, 2017

 Juniors and Seniors alike all have one thing on their mind when going to high school. College. When it's nearing the end of those last two years of high school, students are trying to prepare and focus on being accepted to a college. Sometimes, due to the stress and frantic search of scholarships, stude...

December 13: Popular Gifts for Athletes

December 13: Popular Gifts for Athletes

By: Ben Durbala, Reporter

December 13, 2017

This upcoming holiday season features a high demand for several of the greatest gifts on the market. Christmas this year will be an overall success with these gifts. Each year, the Jordan brand releases shoes just before the holiday season. There is always a high demand for the shoes, and that trend co...

December 12: Christmas Sweater (tree)t

December 12: Christmas Sweater (tree)t

By: Bailey Prichard, Reporter

December 12, 2017

Christmas season is the time to crack out that ugly sweater of yours. Not having one is very common, luckily, it’s quick, easy, and a good way to make someone crack a smile using simple Christmas materials that you own in your house. First, gather all your materials for the sweater. You’ll...

Upcoming Concerts to Look Into

Upcoming Concerts to Look Into

By: Amanda Malawski, Editor

December 11, 2017

Pentatonix: A Pentatonix Christmas Tour Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Chicago Theatre starting at 7 p.m. Tickets starting at $110 JAY-Z- 4:44 Tour Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the United Center starting at 8 p.m. Tickets starting at $50 B96 Pepsi Jingle Bash Thursday Dec 7 at the Allstate Arena star...

December 11: Unpopular Christmas Movies to Watch on Netflix

December 11: Unpopular Christmas Movies to Watch on Netflix

By: Sarah Prunty, Reporter

December 11, 2017

“Get Santa”: When Santa is arrested, with his sleigh locked up, he is hopeless. A father and son take it upon themselves to not only save Santa but save Christmas. “Get Santa” is a comedy that the whole family would enjoy. With a rating of 77% on Rotten Tomatoes and a five-star rating on Netflix, it is ...

December 10: What English Teachers do for Christmas

December 10: What English Teachers do for Christmas

By: Jacob Booten, Reporter

December 10, 2017

Christmas traditions, either making minion cookies or setting up mischievous elves, it may sound unique, but to some it’s what makes Christmas, Christmas. Christmas, a time where cold crunchy snow breaks under your boots as you walk to your family's houses. A time when temperatures are below 20 de...