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Freshman Gabriele Sundelius, Sophomore RaeAnne Hankla and sophomore Caroline Massey exchange their gifts for each other.

Holiday Gift Guide

Because you need to know what to buy for those you loveBy Lauren Rink & Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo It’s that time of year again. The time when broke college students attempt to buy inexpensive, yet meaningful gifts for their friends. Today, we present you with some ideas that might […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Let your Christmas joy ring true with this concert.

Ringing in the Christmas season

Ringers perform their winter concertBy Katie Pfotzer | Contributor At the mention of handbells, a few things may come to mind. Maybe a concert with an athletic display of bell-ringing prowess. Maybe that one episode of “New Girl” where Winston becomes a handbell savant. Or maybe all you can think of […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The Chorale celebrates Christmas around the world.
(Photograph provided by JoAnn Rediger)

Cultural music proclaims “Noel” this Christmas

It is time for Chorale’s Sing NoelBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Christmas has exploded onto campus. As the residence halls are oozing with pine trees, glittering lights and mistletoe, the music department is also kicking off the holiday season with Sing Noel. This year, Sing Noel’s theme is “Christmas Around […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
There are many ways to give back this holiday season, as demonstrated by sophomore Caroline Massey.

Three ways students can give back for the holidays

‘Tis the season to be generousBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Life & Times Co-Editor Thanksgiving break, big meals, Christmas celebrations, time off of school and so much more encompass these next few weeks of the semester. While it is noticeably easy to get swept up in the holiday festivities and the […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
With exquisite-looking dishes such as these, it’s hard to imagine executing one’s own Thanksgiving plans without a mishap. (Photograph provided by Jennifer Moore)

Rethinking the Thanksgiving table

Not all traditions have to stay the same this November seasonBy Joshua Henreckson | Contributor  Okay, so you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner. It doesn’t matter how it happened — maybe it’s longstanding tradition, or maybe your aunt Carol is bedridden with influenza — whatever the reason, you now bear the horrifying […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Marion Philharmonic rehearsing for Sunday's performance.

Christmas sensations

Marion Philharmonic Orchestra presents “The Essence of Christmas”By Grace Hooley | Contributor “The Essence of Christmas,” performed by the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra, will attempt to capture the true meaning of Christmas this Sunday, Dec. 13, at 4 p.m. While the theme for the entire season is “Symphony for the Senses,” […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Deck the box office

Deck the box office

A guide to the holiday’s big releasesBy Austin Lindner | Echo With students out of school and vacations beginning, the holiday season is a crucial time at the box office. When your options for holiday viewing range from a Christmas monster to the history of the Miracle Mop, it can […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Eric Stark will conduct the "Festival of Carols."

Holiday harmonies

Indianapolis Symphonic Choir celebrates the annual “Festival of Carols” on Dec. 18By Laura Koenig | Echo Harmonious voices, joyous Christmas carols and laughter of family and friends—the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir hopes to bring Christmas joy to this year’s performances of “Festival of Carols.” As one of the nation’s largest and […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Pass the FrUiTCaKeS

Pass the FrUiTCaKeS

Marion Civic Theatre presents a heartwarming Christmas ProductionBy Laura Koenig | Echo “Mix together a batch of fruitcakes, three dozen Christmas trees, 10,000 outdoor Christmas lights, a chicken pox epidemic, two Southern spinsters, an estranged old man . . . and you’ve got the recipe for a fun-filled and touching […]

by · December 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Pass the Thanksgiving movies

Pass the Thanksgiving movies

Top ten films for the November holiday seasonBy Keith Cantrell | Contributor We all know that Christmas movies have become a permanent holiday season fixture. Even Halloween and Easter-themed movies now regularly appear on the big screen. However, what many people don’t know is that there are actually several great […]

by · November 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment