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Hofstra Students’ Favorite Christmas Songs

Get excited collegiettes, it is now officially the Christmas season! While you’re decking the halls, listen to these Hofstra students’ holiday favorites!

“My favorite Christmas song is Hula Hoop by Alvin and the Chipmunks - so cute!” – Ashley Armstrong, senior

“I’d have to say “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by Andy Williams. It’s a classic! And also Jingle Bell Rock!” –Meghan Von Elm, junior

“Its totally cheesy, but without a doubt, Mariah Carey- All I Want for Christmas is You. She has a great voice.”  –Josh Levin, senior

“Definitely “All I Want for Christmas is You!” by Mariah Carey!” I love it! Last Christmas by WHAM! too!” –Linda Liu, junior

“It’s not Christmas without Mariah!” –Andrew Fertitta, senior

“I’ve got a special place in my heart for Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.”  --Rich Dekorte, sophomore

“Anything by Michael Buble! That voice!” –Marisa Spano, senior

“It’s not your usual choice, but “Christmas Wrappings” by the Waitresses.” –Joe Corbisiero, sophomore

“I’m sure everyone’s said this, but “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey.” –Shannan Ferry, senior

“I don’t listen to much Christmas music since I’m Jewish, so my favorite song this time of year is Adam Sandler’s “Chanukah Song.” –Mark Weiner, sophomore

“My favorite Christmas movie is the Polar Express, so I love the song “When Christmas Comes to Town.” –Briana Smith, sophomore

“Personally I like “Simply Having a Wonderful Christmastime” by Paul McCartney.” –Nick Valastro, senior

“Dominic the Donkey! It’s fantastic and it’s full of holiday cheer and Italian spirit. And I’m Italian, so I love it.” –Samantha Sedlack, junior

“I’m Jewish, but I do love Rocking Around the Christmas Tree.” – Marc Silverman.

Brianna is a proud Long Islander finishing her graduate journalism degree here at Hofstra. The East Meadow native wears many hats on campus, including Assistant News Director at WRHU, Grad Assistant at the Center for Civic Engagement and of course Treasurer here at Her Campus Hofstra! Brianna is currently interning at Fox News. But until she can go set the journalism world on fire, she’ll just have to settle for planning adventures abroad, binge watching Gilmore Girls on Netflix and commiserating about her beloved New York Jets. Follow her on Twitter at @BriannaBorresen!
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