Friendsgiving: The do’s and don’ts of spending the holidays at a friend’s house

The holiday season is meant to spend time with family and to get away from school. It’s a known fact that majority of Marist students come from New Jersey, Long Island, upstate New York or Connecticut. While the bulk of us are fortunate enough to travel back home for Thanksgiving break, what about the rest of the student population who have a much longer trip home to places such as Hawaii, California, Michigan and Texas? It isn’t uncommon for friends or roommates to offer a place to stay and to spend the holidays.

Marist students have offered words of advice from their past experiences to those of you joining a friend’s family this holiday season.

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