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What is your favorite Holiday Tradition?




Women’s Water Polo                                                                             Sophomore

Escondido, CA (Mission Hills HS)                                    Human Biology (Roosevelt College)

My favorite holiday tradition is that each year everyone of my family member sneaks a clementine into each others stocking. We don't know why, or how this tradition started but somehow is has stuck within our family for some odd reason.



Men’s Rowing                                                                                              Junior

Arcadia, CA (St. Francis HS)                                                                  Economics (Sixth College)

Playing white elephant gift exchange with extended family because it's really big and everyone makes a huge joke out of it by bringing bad gifts.




Softball                                                                                                             Junior

Glendora, CA (Glendora HS)                                                               Environmental Systems (Roosevelt College)

I think my favorite tradition would be opening presents together as a family. After that we make Mickey Mouse-shaped chocolate chip pancakes as a family.



Men’s Volleyball                                                                                       Junior

Sacramento, CA (Rio Americano HS)                           Economics (Roosevelt College)

The most memorable family tradition for me is that every Christmas day my family eats puffed apple pancakes and opens gifts together.




Women’s Tennis                                                                                                          Senior

Houston, TX (Memorial HS)                                                                 Human Biology (Marshall College)

Ugly sweaters and white elephant gift exchanges. They really get you in the festive spirit of the holidays.


Beth Mounier

Women’s Basketball                                                                                Senior

Woodland Hills, CA (Oaks Christian HS)                     Communications (Marshall College)


My favorite holiday tradition is how my whole family watches the movie the Christmas Story ever year. It's a great tradition because it really gets us in the holiday spirit.


Diversity and Inclusion
Hall of Fame (Middle Right AD)