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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....

Campus ministry holds Thanksgiving meal to celebrate diversity

Campus ministry holds Thanksgiving meal to celebrate diversity

Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Assistant Editor

November 26, 2018

Gratefulness and thanksgiving, these are the pillars of many of the world’s religions, and in a time where cohesiveness seems impossible, it is the most important to reach out and create bonds in the UNCW community.

How to survive Thanksgiving with your family

How to survive Thanksgiving with your family

Brenna Flanagan, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Ah, Thanksgiving. A break from school, an opportunity to eat incredibly tasty food in very large portions, and a time to relax with family. Well, the last one might not be so true, especially if your Thanksgiving involves awkward or heated conversations between family members that leave you crying...

How to host a successful Friendsgiving

How to host a successful Friendsgiving

Skylar Chadwick, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2017

Hosting a Friendsgiving isn’t a complicated task, but it is more involved than simply inviting people over for dinner. There are plenty of moving parts to consider and you will need a plan to make sure everything goes well. Here are a few tips that will help your Friendsgiving go off without a hitch. Invite the peo...

Gospel Gab: Who are we thanking?

Gospel Gab: Who are we thanking?

Ava Hicks, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017

Editor's Note: Ava Hicks is a junior at UNCW studying Communications with a minor in Journalism. Ava also serves as a staff writer for The Seahawk and a regular columnist for Gospel Gab. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. All suggestions and inquiries may be sent ...

You’re cracking me up

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

November 6, 2009

I'm LOVING all the Turkey-Day disaster stories you're posting for me. They're hilarious - and you're making me feel a little bit better (just a wee bit) about holiday cooking. I mean, everyone flubs up now and then. Then, we can all laugh about it later! HAHA! So, please - keep the stories coming. I t...

Turkey-day disasters

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

November 4, 2009

Hey, why don't they tell you to look in BOTH ends of the frozen turkey before you cook it (or do they, and I just ignored it???!!!)? Ha! Because I nearly cooked a plastic bag full of giblets (eeeuuuwwwww!!!) the last time I attempted to cook a turkey for the holidays. Therefore, that was the last time I ever a...

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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