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Students of different cultures, religions share how they spend Christmas

Catherine Kim, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 28, 2017

Filed under 2017 Holiday Guide

2017 Holiday Guide Instead of traditional Christmas provisions, Weinberg junior Dragon Yu said his dining table is filled with fried rice, festive buns and other Chinese dishes. There is no Christmas tree, and in place of pre...

Holiday Guide: The alternative holiday mix

Shane McKeon, Reporter

December 3, 2014

Filed under 2014 Holiday Guide

As everyone knows, Christmas music is great. In fact, some would say it’s the greatest. For others, though, an entire season of Michael Buble’s “Christmas” can be daunting, if not fatal. Submitted for your approval:...

Holiday Guide: Ranking the best Christmas episodes of ‘The Office’

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

December 2, 2014

Filed under 2014 Holiday Guide

Over its nine seasons, "The Office" aired seven Christmas episodes with numerous overlapping themes: Jim and Pam being in love, Michael quibbling over who gets to be Santa, loads of Party-Planning Committee drama and Meredith...

Holiday Guide: International students share their holiday celebrations

Mariana Alfaro, Reporter

December 2, 2014

Filed under 2014 Holiday Guide

Students who travel internationally for the holidays note the differences between holiday celebrations here and in other countries. Brazil Gabriela Leal, a Communication freshman from Sao Paulo, said Carnaval is the ...

NU student makes peace after pizzeria damage

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

December 10, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A Northwestern student who drunkenly kicked in the front door of Gigio's Pizzeria this weekend returned hours later with a sincere apology and a $600 check, according to an alderman and the restaurant's owner. Gigio's owne...

Burn calories with 12 days of holiday workouts

Meera Patel, Reporter

December 7, 2013

Filed under 2013 Holiday Guide

In the coming weeks, you'll have many excuses to drink hot chocolate, devour pumpkin pie and slather whipped cream on everything edible within reach. Unfortunately, our favorite treats take their toll on our bodies. Every year,...

Decorate your dorm for the holidays

Amanda Suarez, Reporter

December 5, 2013

Filed under 2013 Holiday Guide

Sometimes when you’re away from home it can be hard to feel the joy of the holiday season. Here are some tips for sprucing up your apartment or dorm to make it more homey for the holidays (while following your landlord's and...

Tis the season to explore: holiday traditions from around the world

Sofia Rada, Reporter

December 4, 2013

Filed under 2013 Holiday Guide

Whether it is singing carols, hanging stockings or meeting someone under the mistletoe, everyone has their favorite holiday traditions. But sometimes we need a new twist in our festivities. This year you may want to borrow some...