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A venn diagram lays out what sustainability is all about: the necessary intersections of people, profit and our planet. As the holiday season comes, consumers must account for the world’s current existential climate crisis and shop sustainably within the vast green market.

How to shop sustainably for the holidays

By Quinn Cook, News Editor December 11, 2020

With the holiday gift season now in full swing and a pandemic accelerating, consumers are more likely than ever ready to shop online within the safety of their own homes. Meanwhile, the climate crisis’...

Mr. Antonucci stands in his office holding his gift of a Peppa Pig and the soysauce while he is surrounded by the written cards all over the walls.

Unique gifts boosts teachers’ spirits

By Cherri Tung, Arts Editor January 5, 2020

Each year students struggle with finding the ideal gift for others. They browse the web and wander into stores at the mall in hopes of finding the perfect present whether it be for a friend or a teacher....

The holidays aren't all about new sweaters and toys.  They are about charity, too.

Give the gift of time and service this season

By Emiliana Cardinale and Eugenia Cardinale December 22, 2014

As the weather becomes chillier and everyone is filled with holiday cheer, let’s not forget that this is the best time of year to give back and volunteer. “The spirit of the season is to do things...

Students say 'Thanks' with presents, homemade gifts

Students say ‘Thanks’ with presents, homemade gifts

By Arielle Gordon, Staff Writer May 30, 2014

The end of a school year means excitement and celebration for students. However, in their rush for summer vacation, they should not forget to appreciate all that their teachers have done throughout the...

A very merry ‘Observer’ gift-giving guide

By Brittany Goodman, News Editor January 8, 2014

For those of you on the nice list or trying to get off the naughty list, here are a few gift ideas that will bring as much joy as Santa receives from eating cookies from all over the world. If you are...

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