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The Movie Night Before Christmas

Story by: Evan Harris, Reporter December 16, 2020

The weather is getting colder, houses are sparkling with lights, and stores are raving with people frantically trying to buy gifts. That can only mean one thing: Christmas time is here. It also means this...

Mariah Carey’s Classic Christmas Carol

Story by: Garrett Fugate, Reporter December 15, 2020

Every Christmas season, festive songs take over radio stations and music playlists across the country. However, the title for one of the most recognizable melodies of any Christmas season undoubtedly goes...

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Heart Made and Homemade: DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Story by: Anisa Tran, Reporter December 15, 2020

With the holidays coming around, it’s time to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year: Christmas time. A good way to show people love and appreciation is through gift giving. Here are a few DIY...

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A Sweet Minty Treat

Story by: Emma O'Dell, Reporter December 9, 2019

With December taking the 2019 year to a close, many have been raving about the up and coming holidays. From Christmas, Hanukkah, and even Kwanzza, the search for tasty treats to light up the holiday dinners...

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Top Christmas Movies

Story by: Emma Jessen , Reporter December 13, 2018

Every year, thousands of holiday classics make their way to theaters and televisions worldwide to celebrate the season of giving. These ten movies will undoubtedly put any holiday Grinch into the Christmas...

The History of White Elephant Gifts

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Reporter December 12, 2018

Office mandated or just for fun with friends, most people have probably taken place in a white elephant gift exchange at one point or another. The rules, though simple, can vary depending on the participants....

The Truth of Santa Claus

Story by: Chloe O'Dell, Reporter December 6, 2018

As a person ages, certain inevitable truths become a reality. Things such as never-ending cycles of taxes to the fact that wrinkle creams really do not work. However, one “truth” from childhood still...

Juniors Ornament Picked for 2018 Capitol Tree Display

Junior’s Ornament Picked for 2018 Capitol Tree Display

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby , Managing Editor November 2, 2018

Sitting upon a 23-foot Christmas tree in the House Chamber of the Texas Capitol, an ornament created by Cypress Creek’s very own Sierah Haines will represent the Northwest Harris County district. Each...

Discover the history of one of the most beloved holidays

The history and traditions of Christmas

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Reporter December 24, 2016

Since the first recorded Christmas in 336 to now, several traditions and fantasies have accumulated through generations. From “Rudolph” to “Frosty the Snowman,” beloved folk tales and motion pictures...

The little holidays deserve recognition too

Embracing new December holidays

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design Editor December 17, 2016

The holidays provide a time for family, food and friends, so why limit the season to only a handful of days to celebrate? Celebrating the less popular holidays can give the year a little extra fun and...

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