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Webb rocks around the holiday tunes

Festive album covers all around! Graphic courtesy of Nichola Monroe.

As the Thanksgiving season comes to a close, December brings holiday spirit and holiday tunes.

The Webb Canyon Chronicle has set out to make the ultimate holiday playlist for you by compiling a few students’ and faculty members’ favorite songs.

Members of the Webb community celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s Eve, and more. 

Aliza Tyndale (‘21) said, “Christmas is about getting together with all your family and embracing the love, which you usually do not get to do.”

Caleb Novak (‘22) said, “Hanukkah is a time to be very thankful. Christmas is more of just having a good time with my family.”

Melissa Mani, Library Assistant, said, “I listen to [Muslim] holiday songs because they uplift my spirit.”

With this playlist, the Webb Canyon Chronicle team hopes that you will enjoy the holiday season all the more. Perhaps when you roam the dorm hallways and hear the playlist playing, it will spark hope in you to power through and celebrate the end of the semester. 

Joanna Yap (‘22) – “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” by Michael Bublé

Eva Paniagua (‘22) – “Baby It’s Cold Outside” by Dean Martin

Aliza Tyndale (‘21) – “All I Want For Christmas” by Mariah Carey

Laura Li (‘22) – “Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber

Sasha Theder (‘22) – “Jingle Bell Rock” by Bobby Helms

Koki Mashita (‘22) – “Last Christmas” by WHAM!

Ken Rosenfeld – “Let It Snow” by Dean Martin

Maya Dholakia (‘21) – “Santa Tell Me” by Ariana Grande

Mia Wang (‘20) – “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” by Micheal Buble

Michael Hoe – “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” by Bing Crosby

Alec Xiao (‘21) – “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by Andy Wiliams

Gabe Hong (‘20) – “Boy With Luv” by BTS and Halsey

Mariia Lykhtar (‘22) – “Sleigh Ride” by Johnny Mathis

Will Li (‘22) – “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” by Thurl Ravenscroft

Howie Kalter – “The 12 Days Of Christmas” by Straight No Chaser

Maya Gutierrez (‘21) – “It’s Like Christmas” by Jonas Brothers and “The Little Drummer Boy” by Bing Crosby

Paige Woodard (‘21) – “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” by The Jackson 5

Sonsoles Cardillaguet – “Caroling Caroling”

Emily Wang (‘22) – “It’s Not Christmas Without You” by the Victorious Cast

Sarah Lantz – “White Christmas” by Johnny Mathis

Nancy Lin (‘23) – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” by Sam Smith

Caleb Novak (‘22) – “Dreidel Dreidel” and “Silver Bells” by Johnny Mathis

Candy Gao (‘20) – “Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire” by Andy Williams

Michael Szanyi – “My Only Wish This Year” by Britney Spears

Nicole Chen (‘21) – “Here Comes Santa Claus” by Elvis Presley

Cayden Lazier (‘20) – “Frosty The Snowman” by Bing Crosby

Aidan Guterriez (‘23) – “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer” by Elmo & Patsy

Melissa Mani – “Ramadan Is Here” by Raef

Angie Zhang (‘23) – “Silent Night” by Bill Crosby

Aidan Helgeson (‘23) – “Winter Wonderland” by Bing Crosby

Ryan Bridges (‘20) – “Merry Christmas Happy Holidays” by NSYNC

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Nichola Monroe
Nichola Monroe, Chief Editor of Features
If you’re looking for a Webb big sister, Nichola Monroe (‘22) is the person for you. An experienced co-chair of the VWS dorm prefect council, she is always looking for ways to lend her knowledge to newer students both in the dorm and outside. As a returning member of the Webb Canyon Chronicle and this year’s Chief Editor of Features, she is excited to write engaging articles, share her journalism experiences, and help others thrive. Over this last summer, Nichola fostered her leadership skills at a summer camp in Maine. She lived in a cabin with younger girls and taught them how to make ceramics and jewelry, sewing, and other important life skills. Although Nichola usually resides in Dana Point, she is currently living at Webb and hopes to initiate new dorm activities for other boarders in Jameson to enjoy. Also an activist, Nichola cares deeply about current issues like climate change and sustainability. When she’s not helping other people, you can most likely find her outdoors, whether it's dancing, walking her dog at the beach, knitting under a tree, or simply just doing somersaults in front of her dorm. Favorite song: "Stay for the Summer" by Logan & Isabel

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