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Valentine’s Vendettas

Valentine’s Vendettas

February 12, 2020

Each year, February 14th brings about mixed feelings among those who celebrate St. Valentine’s famed holiday. Though flowers, candy, and heart-shaped cards may come to mind, some choose to celebrate ...

Jingle jams

Jingle jams

December 18, 2018

  The year ends with arguably the most festive holiday season. Christmas, celebrated by all walks of life, brings forth holiday cheer like no other. Movies, memories, and music are brought back from...

Ramadan begins

Ramadan begins

May 7, 2018

May 16 is the beginning of Ramadan, which is the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar during which fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset. Healthy, adult Muslims who fast abstain from drinking,...

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 15, 2017

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see,” is an influential motto created by Mark Twain that has the potential to save the lives of millions. Kindness, even in small doses c...

Most popular candy on Valentine’s Day

Most popular candy on Valentine’s Day

February 7, 2017

February 14th is a day full of chaos. Stores are flooded with shoppers trying to buy bouquets, and restaurants are filled with new couples who could not bear the thought of being alone for the holiday....

Valentine’s Day preparations

Valentine’s Day preparations

January 18, 2017

Spring is a time of rebirth: birds return from migration, flowers begin to bloom, and small animals come out of hibernation. The sun shines bright in the sky, and little butterflies and bumblebees come...

Thanksgiving around the world

Thanksgiving around the world

November 3, 2016

Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November, the holiday was created in 1621 when the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Tribe had a harvest feast together. In 1863 during the Civil War, ...

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