Audiophiles: Vintage country Christmas

Here’s a list of Christmas and holiday songs that have an early country-style flavor to them, so you can yearn for the vast expanses of the American West while also keeping your holiday spirit aflame.

Elizabeth Phelan | Staff Writer

Rom-coms to warm your heart this winter break

Do you just want to spend four weeks cuddling up with a fuzzy blanket and some romantic comedies that will make you feel all the feels? You’re not alone, and winter break is the perfect time for that.

Jaden Satenstein | Staff Writer

Staff list: Holiday gifts for everyone on your ‘nice’ list

It’s post-Black Friday craze—the gift-giving season is upon us.

Our holiday wish list for Wash. U.

Student Life’s Editorial Board is always looking for ways to help our beloved school be a better institution for the undergraduate student body, and this year is no different. With such a hectic and riveting semester behind us, here are some things we would like Wash. U. to improve in the spring semester and beyond.

Ways to decorate for the holidays, from one college student to another

Best of all, it’s time to get into the spirit with holiday-themed decorations. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the winter season, all of the above or none of the above, here are some creative ways to decorate your place.

A guide to holiday shopping at the WU Campus Bookstore

We’re almost there. The semester is near its end, and consequently, you are so close to not having to think about school for one blissful month. But you know what that means? You have to start thinking about holiday gifts. Luckily for you, we have taken the time to compile a list of great gifts from the bookstore.

Spot them all: TV tropes in holiday episodes

Instead of just saying which classic episodes are our favorites, we decided to analyze some of the tropes we see year after year in these TV shows so you can start feeling academic and cultured while spotting them in all those holiday specials you’ll be using to procrastinate on your actual studying.

Spend Thanksgiving on campus: A guide

While many students are counting the days until they head home, it is important to remember that not everyone on campus will be traveling home this Thanksgiving. Many students choose to save their money given the shortness of the break, where it doesn’t make sense for some students to make the trek home for just a few days.

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More than nostalgia? Revisiting ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’

Holidays carry a certain mystical quality as a child. You may not understand their meanings, but the rituals have a magnetic pull nonetheless. Among the most sacred rituals of my childhood were the “Peanuts” holiday specials. With 46 television specials to his name, Charlie Brown was an ever-present fixture in the Matousek household.

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Sophomore to jump rope in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

For Washington University sophomore Molly Harrison, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade represents one of the biggest yearly gatherings of people like her—competitive jump ropers, that is. For the past 10 years, Harrison has been a member of the Bainbridge Island Rope Skippers, a competitive rope skipping team of 20 on the suburban Bainbridge Island near Seattle.

Jacqueline Brogdon | Contributing Reporter