By Benjamin. G
On Monday, December 19th, a horrifying terrorist attack occurred on German soil. An attacker drove a truck through the crowded stalls of Berlin’s Christmas market. The truck hit and killed 12 people, as well as injuring 50 others. The suspect has been identified as a Pakistani, but he has been released after interrogation, and police have been frantically searching for the real suspect. Isis has claimed responsibility for the attack. This and recent terror attacks have had a profound impact on Germany’s viewing of Chancellor Merkel, and her whole immigrant policy.
Have you put off gift shopping till the absolute last minute possible? Are you in a panic similar to the one of putting off journalism articles till the last second? Well fear no longer my fellow product of procrastination, as this Christmas gift guide will help you out more than you help your mom clean the house (which is very little, we both know it’s true).
By: Jenna I.
The Christmas season is upon us, making the stores of our capitalist nation shove merchandise related to anything festive down our throats. A subtle version of milking the Christmas Cash Cow of the Christmas industry is producing Christmas music, as it is a highly popular part of the hyped up holiday, making it being literally played everywhere; at the 24 hour Shoppers Drug Mart when you have a late night Doritos craving, in your car on the way to school, and even at your grandmother’s sad Christmas party in which, though you are a teenager, you have to sit at the kids table. Obviously, it’s a widely loved “art”. Meaning that it is extremely profitable if you have a subpar voice and a knack to sing about Old Saint Nick himself. Plus, Mariah Carey gained 50 million off of her most popular song, All I Want for Christmas is You, so becoming filthy rich is also a bonus. So, if you want to make the best dang Christmas song since Jeff Foxworthy’s “Redneck 12 Days of Christmas” (actually, never mind, as not even the most legendary song could take the title that Jeff Foxworthy’s holiday classic has earned), follow these steps and you’ll be on your way to the bank to actually acquire 100 dollar bills instead of suddenly realizing you have 47 cents on your debit card.