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International students form family bonds away from home for holidays

Susan Du, City Editor

December 10, 2012


Filed under 2012 Holiday Guide

For Northwestern international students separated from their families by continental distances for most of the school year, the holidays can represent an opportunity for a long-overdue reunion. But for those bypassing a return home this season due to budget constraints, these times can also present a...

Northwestern-themed gift ideas provide options for everyone on your list

Chelsea Sherlock, Reporter

December 10, 2012


Filed under 2012 Holiday Guide

Once you finish that last final and head back home, there won't be that many days left to find a gift for your entire family. Luckily, shopping can be pretty easy if you just get everyone Northwestern-themed gifts. Here are some picks for everyone in your family and your friends. For a young child ...

Meet the parents: How to introduce yourself to your significant other’s family

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

December 6, 2012


Filed under 2012 Holiday Guide

The holidays are a time for family — a time for love, community, tradition and memories. So, if you’re a significant other being brought into the clan for the first time, it’s easy to feel out of place. But never fear: I’ve got some tried and true advice on how to make a smash impression when...

All Morty wants for Christmas is bowl win, BLT

Tom Meyer, Development Editor

December 6, 2012


Filed under 2012 Holiday Guide

As the holidays approach, Northwestern students are busy avoiding finals by demanding expensive items from their parents. As part of his effort to reach out to the student body, University President Morton Schapiro has also probably spent the last few weeks compiling his holiday gift list. Since...

Rapada: Make attainable resolutions for New Year

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

December 6, 2012


Filed under 2012 Holiday Guide

After we prove the 2012 conspiracy theorists wrong and share some good times and food with our family and friends, let the countdown to 2013 begin. Say whatever you want about the “New Year,” sappy metaphors included, but plenty of people take time to reflect on the past year, think about what...