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  • The Pagan Customs at Christmas

    The Pagan Customs at Christmas

    Heather Sandefur, Op/Ed Editor

    December 18, 2017

    It was the dead of winter and the great conquerors had come. The night drew near and the Roman soldiers set up camp on the eve of battle. Sentries sat around their campfires and pulled out their meal: pomegranates, barley, and fruit cakes. Yes, they had fruit cake, the fabled terror of the holidays. ...

  • Traditional Christmas Dinners from East to West

    Traditional Christmas Dinners from East to West

    December 14, 2017

    If there is one thing everyone looks forward to on the holidays, it’s the traditional Christmas dinner.  In the U.S., there is such a blend of cultures that it’s hard to name a common meal all people have.  However, many other countries from east to west have unique traditional meals to try. Some...

  • The History of Santa Claus

    The History of Santa Claus

    Ally McMillan, Managing Co-Editor

    December 14, 2017

    Every year, Jolly Old Santa Claus visits your house to leave Christmas gifts underneath the tree. Whether you believe it or not, you probably have wondered where this legend came from. The tradition can be traced back to an old monk named St. Nicholas, and it is believed he was born around 280 A.D....

  • Strange Facts About Thanksgiving

    Strange Facts About Thanksgiving

    Ally McMillan, Managing Co-Editor

    November 21, 2017

    We all know the story of the Pilgrims and the Native Americans having their first meal together. You may not know these interesting facts, however: President Thomas Jefferson thought making Thanksgiving a national holiday was "a ridiculous proposition." Americans eat the weight of the entire co...

  • The History of Thanksgiving

    The History of Thanksgiving

    Alena Tarrant, Features Writer

    November 21, 2017

    In the year of 1620 around September, the Mayflower left Plymouth, England. It held a believed capacity of one hundred and two passengers. The occupants of the Mayflower, were religious separatists in search of a land where they could freely practice their faith. After a sixty-six-day journey, they came...

Oh Christmas Wreath! Oh Christmas Wreath!

Kinsey Bundrant, News Co-Editor

December 18, 2017No Comments

As the Christmas season gets closer and closer, you may see more and more wreaths appear on people’s front doors. You probably wonder why people hang a circular form of decoration on their doors, and may even have one yourself,...

A Christmas Pickle

Ally McMillan, Managing Co-Editor

December 14, 2017No Comments

On Dec. 5, some celebrate St. Nick's day. This holiday isn't as big of a deal as Christmas, but it's pretty much the same idea. Children hang their stockings or put their shoes out hoping that St. Nicholas will visit a...

A Not So Merry Christmas

Kloey Jackson, Copy Co-Editor

December 14, 2017No Comments

Unfortunately, not all our days are merry and bright during the holiday season. In 1929 on Christmas Day, the Lawson family was murdered by the family patriarch, Charlie Lawson. The Lawsons had eight children, four girls...

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Homecoming 2017

Kloey Jackson, Copy Editor

November 9, 2017No Comments

Stewart’s Creek High School homecoming this year was an immense success. During the week classes competed to win for the back to the future dress-up days (60s, 70s, 80s, 90s). At the pep rally it was announced that seniors...

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December 18, 2017No Comments

The biggest life decision in life for many is life itself. Deciding whether to live or not can be the easiest or hardest things to do in life. The sad thing is that too many people choose to not live....

Tips for Passing Your Mid-Term Exams

Tips for Passing Your Mid-Term Exams

December 14, 2017

Black Friday Life Hacks

Black Friday Life Hacks

November 21, 2017

Homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017

November 9, 2017

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