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Spending the holidays with Hallmark

Morgan Luster December 2, 2021

Hallmark Christmas movies may have a reputation of lacking substance and being predictable, but this only makes them more entertaining. Through their cliché storylines, these lighthearted movies are intended...

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Don’t be rude, save your food: Creatively reducing food waste this holiday season

Kelly Walker December 16, 2019

Now that Thanksgiving and the month of November are over, the holiday-crazed Cindy Lou Who’s of the world are finally allowed to openly blast Christmas music and decorate their Christmas trees free of...

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Sucker punch the spirit of consumerism this Christmas

Brianna Stanley December 4, 2019

We’re almost at the time when UK students gratefully crash-land into winter break. Personally, there is always one thing that delays my post-finals hibernation: procrastinated Christmas shopping.I'm...

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Five wonderful winter events for UK students

Isabel Phillips November 6, 2019

Although the cold weather and short days can make you want to stay inside all winter, some of the most fun activities take place over the next few months.With the holidays coming up, Lexington has many...

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Give back all year, not just at Christmas

December 24, 2018

Christmas is upon us once again, but don’t worry: I’m not here to give you a “top 10 ideas for giving back” article. It’s become cliché to “give back at the holidays." Articles abound with...

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Best podcasts to listen to over break

Sarah Halsey December 18, 2018

Christmas break is here, and so many good podcasts came out in 2018. There is so much that you can learn from podcasts, and there are podcasts on most any topic you can image for free online. I listen...

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Combat holiday blues with self care

Sarah Halsey December 11, 2018

The holidays can be a very hard time of year for many.A lot of things can change over the course of a year. Loved ones may have passed. Family relationships may still be in shambles. Life is hard, and...

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The best movie list for the Christmas countdown

Sarah Halsey December 4, 2018

Christmas is here once again, and that means it is time for annual Christmas movie marathons! Nothing puts me in the holiday spirit better than Christmas movies. Here is my list of my favorite Christmas...

The holiday Collage is an annual performance that rings in festive Christmas spirits.

Collage performance puts audiences in the holiday spirit

Emily Baehner December 3, 2018

The performances at "Collage: A Holiday Spectacular" featured musical holiday favorites reminiscent of traditional Christmas caroling, except with a lot more carolers. With seamless interchanges between...

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What to do before leaving for winter break

Sarah Halsey November 28, 2018

Christmas Break is approaching once again, but there is still a lot to do before it arrives. We only have a couple of weeks left to this semester, which will fly by with all the last-minute assignments...

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Spring cleaning: No more canned cranberry sauce at holiday dinners

November 26, 2018

According to the Smithsonian, the cranberry sauce “log” first became available across the nation in 1941. Over five million gallons of this slimy, jelly-like log substance is consumed as a condiment...

UKs LGBTQ Resource Center which is located in the Dinkle-Mas Suite in the Gatton Student Center, helps make sure almost every student has a welcoming place to have a holiday meal. Photo by Jacob Eads | Staff

LGBTQ center gives UK students a home away from home for the holidays

Andrew Sutherland November 26, 2018

The holiday season is a time for most to gather with friends and family, sharing a feeling of connection and most likely indulging in far too many calories. For some UK students, however, that scenario...

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