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Dear Santa: From a loyal vegan

Dear Santa: From a loyal vegan

Alisa Aistrup, Feature Editor January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, I was initiated to the cult of veganism on March 3rd of this year, and it was the greatest decision I’ve made in my entire life. I was reborn on that very day, baptized into a greener, healthier...

Dear Santa: Halt time for me

Sydney Jasper, Staff Writer January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, This year I have a peculiar request. Every year everything spins so fast I don’t feel like I get time to enjoy just being. My request is for time to slow down. I want you to take the reins...

Dear Santa: We were on a BREAK

Dear Santa: We were on a BREAK

Jasmine Castillo, Opinion Editor January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, Santa this holiday all I want is a break from the chaos. I want a break from the suffering. A break from mothers and fathers and sister and brothers crying with pure agony because of the...

Dear Santa: I can't smell

Dear Santa: I can’t smell

an·os·mi·a (noun) — the loss of the sense of smell, either total or partial. It may be caused by head injury, infection, or blockage of the nose.
Amara Del Prato, Entertainment Editor January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, It’s been a few months since I found out that I cannot smell — and that it wasn’t just because I wasn’t “concentrating hard enough” as I had so brilliantly believed before. For...

Dear Santa: We live in a society

Dear Santa: We live in a society

Dylan Eguiluz, Staff Writer January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, This year all I want is for Christmas is to return to the good old days. Throw me back in time, back to the “dark ages” where all I had to worry about was the Bubonic plague and famine....

Dear Santa: Bring the rise of Socialism in America

Dear Santa: Bring the rise of Socialism in America

Devyn Inong, Graphics Editor January 7, 2019

December 4, 2018 Dear Santa, It’s December now. The majority of my friends are stressing out about finals, all my family members are worrying about buying gifts, and it seems that the entirety of humanity...

Dear Santa: Sad boy hours

Bailey Kirkeby, Managing Editor January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, As you may have noticed, my name has not appeared in your stack of letters for many years — but I am back with one final request. This year, when I am awoken by my grandparents’ dog...

Dear Santa: Please take away Kanye West

Jasmin Prasad, Staff Writer January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, Please take away Kanye West. In 2009, Kanye stunned Americans as he interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech, all to claim that Beyonce had a superior video. In 2011, Kanye declared...

Dear Santa: My family uses Liberty Mutual

Lilly Lim, Managing Editor January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, I’m going to be honest Santa; over the past five months, I have grown and changed into someone that I never thought I could be. I am proud of who I have become, but there’s only one...

Dear Santa

Haley Nelson, Student December 19, 2017

When I was 9 years old, I asked for a guinea pig, and I got one (to my dismay my sisters named him Twinkle Skywalker). When I was 11 years old, my Hunger Games obsessed self asked for a bow and arrow,...

Dear Santa

Gabriella Backus, Student December 19, 2017

Give me some damn money this Christmas. You heard me.  Give me some damn money!  I have come to the cynical conclusion that the world revolves around money, so give me some money. Give me some...

Dear Santa

Gabriella Backus, Student December 19, 2017

Hi there. It’s me again, Santa, it’s Gabriella—you hear from me every year.  And every year, I ask for something materialistic.  Something you can buy at a store, something you pay for, something...

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