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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’...

Catherine Kutson attended Artechouse in early November. The Crystalline exhibit features many different blue themed rooms that all include interactive pieces of artwork as well as many different photo opportunities.

Safe activities for teens during COVID-19

By Ally Salzberg, Opinions Editor December 10, 2020

Although it is in our best interest to stay home as much as possible, it can be very detrimental for people’s mental health. This elongated period of social isolation can result in depression, anti-socialness...

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 movie poster from the classic

It’s time to movie into the holiday spirit

By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor December 27, 2019

Whether it be a human who thinks he is an elf, or two strangers that have to pretend they are a couple to trick their families for the holidays, Christmas movies never fail to entertain. For some families,...

 Yutnori is a Korean game where you hold 4 sticks and throw them, moving a piece on the “map”, depending on how your sticks land.

Different cultures welcome in holidays

By Victoria Park, Staff Writer February 5, 2019

What do crackling fireworks, bubbly champagne (or apple cider for the kids), a kiss at midnight, 2019 LED glasses, and 4 wooden sticks have in common? Most Americans recognize New Year’s as a time to...

WDOK radio station, among across the country, banned “Baby It’s Cold Outside” from playing this holiday season.

Classic Christmas song causes controversy

By Sapna David, Assistant Arts Editor January 8, 2019

The #MeToo movement has spurred a wave of sexual harassment claims, causing many to feel offended by pictures, videos, and in this case, song lyrics, that suggest any trace of harassment. The 1944...

The ‘Observer’s’ guide to holiday shopping

The ‘Observer’s’ guide to holiday shopping

By Elizabeth Campbell, Production Editor December 3, 2012

Do you love the holidays but never know what presents to get everyone? We’ve all been there. Have no fear, for I have scoured the Internet and the holiday magazines (I am currently nursing a paper cut),...

The Pumpkin Spice Cookies received high praise.

Tired of pie? The ‘Observer’ offers pumpkin delights

By Lori Koenick, Features Editor November 22, 2011

Another Thanksgiving is around the corner, CHS, and that means another meal will eventually be the muffin top over our pants—unless you wear leggings (a blessing I have discovered, girls). Everyone...

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