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Mariah Carey is well known as the Queen of Christmas for her song All I Want For Christmas Is You. But are there other artists who deserve the title as well? In fact, there is a whole roster of holiday music royalty that has been making the season bright for decades.

The holiday music royalty roster

Sophia Fisher, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 15, 2022

Since 1994 when her holiday hit, “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” began its tradition of chart-topping during the winter season, Mariah Cary has unofficially been dubbed the ‘Queen of Christmas.’...

A large snowman holds up two strands of lights to greet walkers in the neighborhood.

North Raleigh neighborhood goes all out for holiday lights

Abby Dykes, Social Media and News Co-Editor December 14, 2022

It is important to appreciate each holiday symbols origins so we can better appreciate the holiday as a whole, so take some time to look into your decorations and where they come from!

Where do these five iconic holiday symbols come from?

Millie Monahan, Co-Opinions Editor December 9, 2022

With the holiday season quickly approaching, decorations are being put up as far as the eye can see. Trees, lights, menorahs, cornucopias, you name it. But what do these commonly seen objects mean to each...

Personality quizzes to embrace the  holiday season.

Personality quizzes: holidays

Kendall Wilson and Yusha Ahsan December 9, 2021

With December starting up again, it’s finally time to bust out those ugly Christmas sweaters and pour yourself a cup of hot chocolate. There are so many things to love about this joyful season; like...

The start of November strikes up a huge debate between Thanksgiving and Christmas enthusiasts.

Are we celebrating Christmas too early?

Kendall Wilson, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

The late fall to early winter season always brings around a heated debate: when is the “right time” to start celebrating Christmas? This “turkey versus tinsel” debate usually starts on November...

The entire cast and crew of Miracle on 34th Street getting ready for the premiere.

Miracle on 34th Street brings holiday joy

Justin G Belmonte, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

As the year comes to a close and the holidays approach, the Wakefield Tech Theatre has adapted the 1937 Christmas comedy-drama, Miracle on 34th Street, to the stage to kickstart the holiday season. Directed...

Vedge these hits and flicks this holiday season

Vedge these hits and flicks this holiday season

Kaylee Jacobs, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 20, 2019

From road trips to cozy nights, the holiday season isn’t complete without the timeless tunes and feel-good movies. Sometimes one flick or playlist is just enough to transition from Grinch to Frosty....

Winter and Holiday Decor Picks

Winter and Holiday Decor Picks

Isabelle Kozubowski and Katelyn Sajewicz, Opinions Editor and Co-Editor in Chief December 5, 2017
As the weather gets colder and the holiday season approaches be prepared to redecorate your home with these stylish and affordable decorations!
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