The Holidays: Exploring Our (Broken) Expectations

BY ADELLE LaBRECQUE Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong “…He was screaming at her. It was Christmas Day and they were standing in the bathroom—door wide open—fighting, while everyone was forced to listen from the living room, deciding whether or not to intervene. The children were crying, the adults were ready to cry—it was a nightmare. Talk…

Family Feuds

BY ALEXA CHERRY For the UAS Whalesong Going home for the holidays – or at least for winter break – is something that most of us find ourselves doing every school year, whether we want to or not. There are plenty of great things about the holiday season, of course; the first and most obvious…

Pack it Up

BY ALEXA CHERRY For the UAS Whalesong Every year around this time, I like to write an article that is somehow related to traveling home for the holidays. Some people go home for both Thanksgiving and Christmas; due to the close proximity of the holidays, I imagine most people only choose to spend the money…