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Kwanzaa: A History

Diya D'souza, Staffer January 17, 2020

While many Americans spend the morning of December 25th sitting around a tree opening gifts, those who celebrate the holiday of Kwanzaa don’t celebrate until the next day. An estimated 18 million African...

Making Memories at Austin’s Merry Trail of Lights

Luci Garza, Staffer January 15, 2020

Every winter, downtown Austin is lit up by the festive Trail of Lights, which was started by a small group of Austinites in Zilker Park. Since 1965, it has become a popular attraction and a symbol of the...

A Merry Austinite Christmas

Alex Watson, Photo Editor December 25, 2019

Now that winter has officially begun, it’s time to lace up your skates and spread some holiday cheer! Although there likely won’t be much snow in Austin, you can do just about everything else to celebrate...

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December 6, 2019

The Wintertime Magic of Holiday Blockbusters

Ava De Leon, Staffer November 4, 2019

Throughout many generations, Christmas-themed movies have been consumed by the masses over the holiday season and represent the spirit of the holidays with heartfelt storylines. However, some questions...

Winter’s many stories

Ainsley Freeman, Staff Writer December 11, 2018

Every story begins with the words ‘once upon a time.’ Once upon a time, there was an evil Santa. Once upon a time, there was a kind old lady who gave presents to children in Italy. Winter is a time...

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