Amid times of quarantining and self-isolation, one of the most popular ways to pass the time has been using online streaming services such as HBO, Disney Plus, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. Throughout the first couple of weeks, Americans have been binge watching a variety of old shows and hot new releases. Keep Reading
Valentine’s Day is an ignored holiday for some, but for others, it is one of the best days of the year and is a time for celebration. Valentine’s Day gets its name from Saint Valentine who was a part of the Catholic Church. Some people believe that he was a priest back from the third century of Rome. He symbolizes love because Emperor Claudius the second declared that single men make better soldiers, and he stopped allowing young men to get married. Saint Valentine saw this as an injustice, so he continued to marry young men and women in secret. He was later sentenced to death, yet he was thought of as a hero for many. People believe mid- February was when he was killed which is why Valentine’s Day is celebrated on Feb. 14.
Valentine’s Day is a day where love is celebrated. People love this holiday for many different reasons, whether it be candy or being with loved ones. A survey went out to the Wesleyan High School to ask what student’s opinions are about Valentine’s Day with the first question asking, “Are you looking forward to Valentine’s Day?”. The results came back with yes getting 58 percent of the votes. Question two asked what is the best Valentine’s Day candy. The options were Sweet Tart Lollipops, candy hearts, a box of chocolates and Reese’s Hearts. The winner with 39 percent of the votes was a box of chocolates. Keep Reading
After enjoying the Great Atlantan Snowstorm of December 2017, Wesleyan students were dreaming of a “White Christmas.” High school students had the opportunity to fulfill dreams of east-coast snow when they hit the slopes of Winterplace Ski Resort on the Christian Life Ski Retreat.
Every year before the first day of school, the freshman class spends two days together on a retreat to form new relationships with their classmates. This year, the class of 2020 spent two nights at a Carolina Point, a Young Life camp in North Carolina.