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Homework for the Holidays: As winter break starts Dec. 23, students of minority religions reflect on holidays, the school calendar

Homework for the Holidays: As winter break starts Dec. 23, students of minority religions reflect on holidays, the school calendar

Angela Li and Karen Zhang

December 14, 2017

Last year, Hannah Kosc, Jewish student and junior, said she was unable to take a day off of school for an important Jewish holiday: Yom Kippur. Instead of reflecting and taking time to spend with her community, as is the tradition on the holiest day of the year on the Jewish calendar, Kosc came to school...

Where Is The Love?: Retail stores should consider transitioning into a more culturally diverse music playlist during the holidays

Where Is The Love?: Retail stores should consider transitioning into a  more culturally diverse music playlist during the holidays

Anna Klauz, Reporter

December 14, 2017

In the spirit of the holiday season, the overplayed Christmas music craze has commenced. From “Santa Baby” to “White Christmas,” most of us can admit to songs like these being stuck in our heads at one point or another when coming out from our favorite retail or grocery stores. As an ethnic Jew,...

Jewish Student Union (JSU) to host a mixed-culture Hanukkah party

Beats

December 5, 2012

In a recent Jewish Student Union (JSU) meeting, co-presidents Brett Gerstein and Frankie Salzman have decided to host its own Hanukkah party. It will be on Dec. 11 after school in the main cafeteria until 4:35 p.m. “Brett and Frankie took the ideaviagra pills from the (city-wide Hanukkah party), made a few adj...