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Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

As students enter the quad, sounds of holiday music welcome them, while scents of pine and freshly baked cookies fill the air. With the arrival of the holiday season and finals week, ASB aims to intertwine the two occasions into a spirit week called Holiday Village, where students can participate i...

Eucalyptus Avenue lights up the winter season

Eucalyptus Avenue lights up the winter season

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

As the countdown to Christmas continues, holiday spirit can be discovered on Eucalyptus Avenue, where families gather to appreciate the extravagant lights set up for the holiday season. Eucalyptus Avenue, located in San Carlos, is incomparable to any other neighborhood in December, when it transforms...

Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under News

As the holiday season reaches its peak, songs such as “Frosty the Snowman” and “Jingle Bells” can be heard almost everywhere. However, tunes that are popular today are nothing like the traditional Christmas carols. In an attempt to bring the holiday spirit into the community, Belmont Library...

Going holiday shopping in-store versus online

Going holiday shopping in-store versus online

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


Filed under News

As the holiday season approaches, Americans scramble for efficient ways of getting gifts for friends and family.   There are many options for getting presents for loved ones, whether it’s shopping online or in-store. According to Forbes, 82 percent of shoppers expect to buy holiday gifts online, whi...

Opinion: We should be thankful

Opinion: We should be thankful

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

December 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

To celebrate the start of the season of many holidays, Joseph Gomez rants about how we should be thankful for everything.

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


Filed under News

The holidays have arrived, and many people have begun to hang up their lights in anticipation for Christmas. That includes the City of San Carlos. On Nov. 30, the City of San Carlos kicked off the holiday season with music, activities, food, and lights. The event was organized and funded by the San Car...

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

December, a cold winter season full of joy, giving, and many religious and cultural holidays including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas. While many children and teenagers around the globe associate this time of year with gifts, some are not accustomed to that luxury for various reasons. That is why the Hope Brigade Club collects toys to donate to ki...

Food banks prepare for the holidays

Food banks prepare for the holidays

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018


Filed under News

Over 22,000 pounds of apples were sorted and boxed at the Second Harvest Food Bank as part of preparations for the upcoming holiday season on Nov. 14. Apples, along with other many foods, will be given away to families in need all over Bay Area. “We want ensure that [people] have access to ...

Hillsdale mall welcomes Christmas season

Hillsdale mall welcomes Christmas season

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under News

Although it is still a couple of days before Thanksgiving, it is never too early for Christmas at the Hillsdale Shopping Center.  Santa Claus decided to come a little early for Christmas this year to start the holiday season. Hundreds of people came to see Santa Claus as he made his first appear...

Opinion: Election Day should be a national holiday

Opinion: Election Day should be a national holiday

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Only 56 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in the 2016 election, according to Pew Research. What happened to the other 44 percent? Where did they go? While some may have missed the deadlines to vote and some may be battling voter suppression laws, others just simply don’t have the time. ...

Valentine’s Day spreads mixed feelings

Valentine’s Day spreads mixed feelings

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

It's Feb. 14. Heart-shaped chocolates go out of stock in all of the grocery stores, red roses show up almost everywhere, and Hallmark makes a fortune off of their card sales. The day of love has come. Valentine's Day is celebrated annually, originating as a day to commemorate St. Valentine. How...

Holiday village raises excitement and cheer for holiday season

Holiday village raises excitement and cheer for holiday season

Daniel Friis, Segment Producer

January 4, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Daniel Friis reports on ASB's actions to spread holiday cheer.

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