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Being alone for the holidays doesn’t have to mean loneliness

By Haeley Huggard, reporter. The holidays are coming, but not everyone has someone to celebrate with. For many, the holidays aren’t a time for feeling happy. However, just because you are alone for the holidays doesn’t mean that you should feel sad. There are many ways you can celebrate the holidays without feeling alone. But the most important thing to […]

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Our View: Government shutdown disadvantages workers

Our View: Government shutdown disadvantages workers

Even over the holidays, Americans couldn’t escape the constant political bickering and party infighting that has become infamous over the past several years. Beyond simple headlines and speeches, now the policy battle between Republicans and Democrats has resulted in hundreds of thousands being out of work and pay over the holiday season. This. Is. Ridiculous. As many are aware, a […]

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Bay City Players brings “Carol of the Birds” to the stage

Bay City Players brings “Carol of the Birds” to the stage

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. For those looking to sit down and immerse themselves in the feeling of giving and selflessness that we associate with the Christmas season, Bay City Players’ adaptation of “Carol of the Birds” might be just the treat to warm your heart. Leeds Bird, director and honorary president of Bay City Players, has more than 30 years […]

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Festival of Trees celebrates 30th anniversary

Festival of Trees celebrates 30th anniversary

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. FREELAND — The weather was fittingly cold and snowy outside as the 2018 Festival of Trees kicked off Friday, Nov. 9 at Apple Mountain Golf Course in Freeland. The annual event, hosted by the Junior League of the Great Lakes Bay Region, is into its 30th year. Inside the Apple Mountain ballroom was warmth, early […]

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Our View: Hallmark holidays are a waste of time

Our View: Hallmark holidays are a waste of time

Hallmark holidays are pointless and attempt to bring meaning to the everyday, mundane lives we lead. We at the Collegiate think of these holidays as ways for businesses to make money and as forcing people to celebrate something that only has meaning to a certain group of people. Moreover, some of these holidays are redundant and unnecessary. The start of […]

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Why Halloween costumes should be allowed in every work environment

Why Halloween costumes should be allowed in every work environment

Illustration by Maia Rose Wiederhold By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter. As a society that contains so many free thinkers, you would assume dressing up for Halloween would be accepted far and wide throughout school and professional environments. However, it is my great misfortune to say that many people are told not to be their baddest, spookiest self on one of […]

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Record store keeps warm with holiday tunes

Record store keeps warm with holiday tunes

More than a handful of people gathered together in the warmth of Bay City record store, Electric Kitsch, on a frigid December night to share the pleasures of company and music.

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Christmas trees, firepits and igloos pop up in Detroit

Christmas trees, firepits and igloos pop up in Detroit

Downtown Detroit has been turned into a winter wonderland that looks like it fell right out of a magical holiday movie onto Woodward Avenue.

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Thanksgiving togetherness trumps gift giving

Thanksgiving togetherness trumps gift giving

By Aubrie Smith, copy editor. For the past few years, I have missed sitting across from my family on Thanksgiving. This will mark the third year in a row that I sit across from a coworker while enjoying my turkey, premade and packaged to take to work. However, I’m not mad for the typical reasons. I’m not here to say […]

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