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Celebrate National Friendship Day

National Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in August every year, so on Sunday, August 2, 2020, grab your closest friends and have a fun and special day.

According to the National Day Calendar, the origin of National Friendship Day dates back to 1919, when it was founded by Hallmark. The original idea was for people to send friends cards. Then, in 1998, the United Nations named Winnie the Pooh the Ambassador of Friendship. 

Later, the United Nations named July 30th International Friendship Day, but most countries continue to celebrate this holiday on the first Sunday of August. Why not just celebrate both days?

To celebrate this day of friendship, reconnect with an old friend, make a new one, or spend time with a current friend. 

A few fun ideas are to go on a picnic, hike, go on a bike ride, swim, or go out for ice cream.

Make a post on social media using the hashtag, #NationalFriendshipDay to promote others to celebrate their closest companions.

Claire Sheppard, Editor

August 2, 2020

National Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in August every year, so on Sunday, August 2, 2020, grab your closest friends and have a fun and special day. According to the National Day Calendar, the origin of National Friendship Day dates back to 1919, when it was founded by Hallmark. The original idea was for people to send friends cards. Then, in 1998, the Unit...

July 17 is World Emoji Day

The iconic red and black IOS calendar featuring the date July 17. World emoji day was chosen based on this emoji. (Emojipedia)

Leah Koppenhaver, Editor

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Celebrated annually since 2014, July 17 is deemed as the ¨global celebration of emoji.” According to the National Day Calendar, emojipedia founder Jeremy Burge created this holiday. The date was chosen in accordance with the red and black apple calendar emoji icon that features the date July 17.  The term emoji co...

Fun activities to do by yourself in a pandemic

Fun activities to do by yourself in a pandemic

Keela Delves, Editor

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Although the beginning of summer promises endless possibilities, this summer may be different than most. It can sometimes be hard to think of ways to enjoy the summer whilst also keeping a safe distance from people in today’s world. This list of activities should help spark some spontaneity in a wor...

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

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National Ice Cream Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of July every year. This year the ice cream celebration is on July 19, 2020.  In 1984, President Reagan declared this day National Ice Cream Day. According to National Today, “Reagan wanted to commemorate a treat enjoyed by over 90 perce...

What to put on your Summer 2020 Bucket List

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Mallory Gillespie and Julia Grenoble

June 12, 2020

As the weather starts warming up and the school year comes to a close, it may be time for you to begin envisioning what you want your summer to look like. Considering the COVID-19 outbreak is just beginning to flatten, there’s no telling how this summer will look. However, in order to make the most of th...

Popsicle Recipes for the Summer

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Alexis Moodie, Brand Manager

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Kayaking in the Susquehanna on a sunny day. When kayaking you can choose to just float, or you can paddle your way down the Susquehanna. (Broadcaster/Lauren Cribbs)

Lauren Cribbs, Reporter

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It is finally summertime, and every day leading up to summer we think of all the fun things we will do. Usually these things don’t happen because the summer days go by quickly, but there are many things that don’t require a great amount of time and can be enjoyed with friends. So when summer isn’t...

National Donut Day

On June 5th, National Donut Day celebrates a historic delicacy in America.
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Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

June 5, 2020

National Donut Day is always held on the first Friday of June, this year the celebration will be on June 5th. According to National Today, in 1938, Donut Day was established as a way to honor members of the Salvation Army that came to the aid of soldiers during World War I. During this time, a...

Celebrate National Running Day in style

Celebrate National Running Day in style

Caroline Glus, Reporter

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National Running Day falls on the first Wednesday in June, this year running day will occur on June 3rd. This day was created for current runners to affirm their love for exercise, and for new or beginner runners to start a new commitment. Running organizations and companies have come together ...

Gifts to help celebrate your 2020 graduate

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Alexis Moodie, Brand Manager

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Money Although money may seem a bit impersonal, it is probably what your graduate needs most right now. Even if they are not pursuing a higher education, money is still a wonderful gift to help get them off of their feet. If they are pursuing some higher education, money is everything. In any college s...

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Jostens launches Digital Yearbook Signing

Alexis Moodie, Brand Manager

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