The holiday season is my favorite time of year — the cheer, food and time spent with friends and family is something that can’t be beaten. Normally, I spend the months of November to December sprint shuttling between get-togethers with my extended family or reconnecting with friends after a busy semester, celebrating birthdays and holidays.
There are a few romantic movie tropes that are overused and tired at this point — forbidden love, fake relationships and main characters with illnesses. “Last Christmas” takes the latter and turns it on its head.
Over the years, students and organizations at the College have put together events and collected donations for those less fortunate, especially during the holiday season when everyone needs an extra dose of hope and happiness.
As life goes on, it gets harder and harder to find excuses to relax and unwind. So whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza or something else entirely, take the time to appreciate the festivities, as well as the people around you that make it festive to begin with.