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Jackson: Questioning your stances is crucial. It was for me.

Cassidy Jackson, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 27, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Over Thanksgiving break, I did the unthinkable: I shared my faith with my family and friends from home. The reason I say “unthinkable” is because about a year ago, the concept of a higher power seemed to me like a fable played...

Sainati: Coping with religious exclusivism

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A few weeks ago, I had dinner with a staff member from a prominent campus Christian organization. After an amicable first few minutes, I was told after a few questions that because I was Jewish, I couldn’t have a real connection...

Letzter: There is no such thing as a holiday tree

Rafi Letzter, Assistant Photo Editor

December 6, 2012

Filed under 2012 Holiday Guide

Everything you think you know about Hanukkah is wrong. It is not at all like Christmas. Lumping them together under the banner of “The Holidays” is a mistake. As I understand it from an outsider’s perspective, Christmas...