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Netflix’s “Klaus” is a modern-day Christmas tale, for better or for worse

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Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

December 7, 2019

When the trailer for "Klaus" was uploaded to YouTube back on Oct. 7, there were two stand-out opinions about what went down in the trailer. Firstly, the animation was a breath of fresh air. In an era where CGI has been deemed the go-to style of animation for Hollywood films (just take a look at what...

SeaSquawks: When do you put up Christmas decorations? UNCW speaks

A home decorated for the annual McAdenville Lights.

Darius Melton and Katelyn Vargas

December 5, 2019

The sweet holidays start up in October for Halloween and end in April with Easter. It is a lovely trail consisting of candy, turkey, candy, champagne, candy, Irish alcohol and ending with candy once more (and maybe a dyed egg or two). However, the king of all of these holidays is Christmas, as simply...

14 tips for holiday healthy eating

A big Thanksgiving meal is an American tradition, but overeating on holidays happens in countries all over the world, according to a new study.

Sydney Blair, Contributing Writer

November 22, 2019

Nearly 10 Thanksgivings ago, I ate too much turkey and ended up on the couch nearly in tears from my own physical discomfort. Although I was around the age of 11, my mom likes to remind me of this embarrassing episode. When I was 13, I became a vegetarian. I did not eat any fish, red meat or poultry....

REVIEW: “Instant Family”

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Jonathan Montague, Staff Writer

December 22, 2018

Christmas is meant to be a time where families of all kind, biological and blended, come together in the spirit of love and giving. That’s why I think its great to have a film or two in theatres during the season that upholds the values of unconditional love. This year’s offering is "Instant Family," the latest offering from writer-director Sean Anders.

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

How long do I need to study for the GRE? How long you should study for the GRE depends on a lot of things and is different for everybody. If you typically learn fast, you will need less time to study, while if you need more time for the learning process you should allow yourself more time to study. M...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2017

Q: I don’t know what to get my SO for Christmas. It should obviously be nice and personal, but being a broke college student I’m not sure what to get that is within my budget. A: Being a broke college student garners more problems than one might imagine. However, finding a meaningful Christmas presen...

How do you divide up the holidays?

The Working Mom by Kay Luna, from the Quad-City Times

October 26, 2009

I'm thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas already. I know, Halloween hasn't even come yet. But I'm trying to plan ahead about where we're going to spend the holidays. It's always interesting, trying to figure out how we're going to incorporate everyone (or as many people as possible) into the fe...

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