The Daily Northwestern

Light those candles, even in the shade of the Christmas tree

Scott Brown, Columnist

December 4, 2013

Filed under 2013 Holiday Guide, Columns

If my dad weren’t such a nice guy, I think I would be a pretty big disappointment. Having grown up in Philadelphia, my father is a diehard Phillies baseball fan, watching every last game, beginning to end. But when my dad ...

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...