Know that amidst the stress and the constant feelings of not doing enough at Wash. U., there are some who take so much solace from being here, around all of you.
The Student Life Editorial Board shares what their thankful for at Wash. U., just in time for Thanksgiving.
Holidays just wouldn’t be holidays without the quintessential passive-aggressive family debate, and Thanksgiving is no exception.
With the holiday season fast approaching, and Thanksgiving just days away, the Student Life editorial board wanted to take a pause from this hectic, challenging and frustrating semester to offer thanks to our favorite things about Washington University.
Dear Thanksgiving Break,
First, I’d like to thank you for allowing me to break away from Washington University for just a few days. For giving me the chance to eat a home-cooked meal, have a fleeting visit with my closest at-home friends and get some rest in preparation for these two final weeks.
Thanksgiving means food, fun and, of course, uncomfortable interrogations by family members about your day-to-day life. You know the drill: How’s school? Who are you dating? What are you going to do after you graduate? But what if there were a way to circumvent these moments altogether?
Thanksgiving is upon us again, and in honor of the season, our editorial board has compiled a list of things we’re truly thankful for in our lives and at Washington University.
Thanksgiving is around the corner, which means that final exams are approaching and stress is gradually building. Though the rainy and snowy weather hasn’t done anything to brighten the mood, it’s time to take a step back from our concerns and recognize what we’re thankful for this year.
The fall semester’s gone by fast—Thanksgiving break, which signifies the beginning of the end, is little more than two weeks away. Here are some quick ideas for how to take advantage of the time you have left in fun yet productive ways.
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.