With the holidays right around the corner, many students are scurrying to the bookstore or other stores around campus to see what is on sale and what could make the perfect gifts for their family and friends.
Coming back home for weeks and reunions with family can drive a person wild. The hysterical family fails and clumsy collapses may be the laughs that get us all through. Many Iowa State students shared with the Iowa State Daily their worst holiday nightmares and fails.
The month of December is a time of celebration and relaxation; classes are coming to an end, the weather is perfect for hot chocolate and a Hallmark movie and various cultures and religions have holidays through the upcoming weeks.
While it may seem there is no light at the end of this fall semester tunnel, students from decades past have all enjoyed a needed break away from cramming for finals and escaping the chilly Iowa winds in the same way.
Iowa winters can be harsh, but they can also be fun. With students from all around the world at Iowa State, there can be some big differences between the winters in Iowa and those in other places.
Some students say their friends at school become their family away from home. Spending time and celebrating with the ones we love is a prevalent part of the holiday season. Friendsgiving has become a popular way for friends to come together to enjoy a holiday meal, just as a family would.
There are always the generic Amazon, Target and Wal-Mart sites that you can resort to for a wide range of gifts, but sometimes you need to find more area-specific websites to get the real deals. Below you’ll find a few websites you may have known about, and a few you may not, for the fashion…
We’re almost at that time of year when ABC family airs it's usual “Rudolph the Red nosed Reindeer” and “A Christmas Story” over and over. Those movies are absolute classics, that can’t be refuted, but sometimes you want to see something a bit different. Here is a list of four movies, which i…
It’s the holiday time and you have your Christmas tree set up but you are missing one thing — ornaments. Ornaments give a Christmas tree life and character, however ornaments can be so expensive. Homemade ornaments are the true way to light up a tree and they also make great gifts. Making an…
Things are expensive, especially around the holidays when everyone is out buying gifts. As college students, we may not have that extra spending cash we’d like to buy gifts. A store-bought gift is nice, but a handmade one is even better.
‘Tis the season for Christmas shopping and if you haven’t figured out what to get certain people in your family for Christmas, here are a few things to give you a starting point.
The holidays are upon us and there is a lot to get done before December 25 rolls around. Learning the rules of secret Santa and white elephant games could be the last thing on the list to get done.
One of the best parts of going home is seeing your family. This can be followed by one of the worst parts, answering those questions that you would rather shy away from.
The holidays are all about spending time with your friends and family. Whether you are hosting a party or attending one, it is always a good idea to provide food and drinks for the guests. Everyone is busy this time of year, so below are some fast and easy food ideas to bring to your next ho…
Three weeks. We get three weeks of break this holiday season. Now what to do? Going back to your hometown can be exciting, but can also get boring after a while. Keep yourself occupied with these tips!
The Main Street Cultural District is a great place to shop smart by shopping small and avoiding the chaos of larger stores.
The holidays are a wonderful time where people give and receive gifts. But what happens when Grandma has it in her head that you are still 12 years old and gives you a gift you don’t like?