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Chrismukkah Is Overrated

Chrismukkah Is Overrated

By Emma Steinberg

January 12, 2017

After four long months, winter break has finally arrived. Christmas is a few short days away and for the Jews, including myself, Hanukkah has finally fallen during winter break as well. While non-Jews contemplate the various spellings of this well known, eight-day celebration, they often fail to register tha...

‘Tis the Season to be Adventurous

‘Tis the Season to be Adventurous

By Dahlia Zail

November 16, 2016

The weather's getting colder, and the days are getting shorter. That could only mean it's time for the holidays.  Here's a few things that can help you get into the spirit this holiday season! Ice Skating Various Locations in SF $11-12 Just because we don’t actually get snow in San Francisc...

Hollo at these Costumes!

Hollo at these Costumes!

By Sophia Venables

October 27, 2016

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkin spice lattes are back, leaves are changing color, and Halloween is less than a week away. Usually, I find myself scrambling last-minute to throw some wings on and say I’m an angel or fairy, or whatever.  But this year, I’ve put together a list of some cos...

Evergreen vs. Nevergreen

Evergreen vs. Nevergreen

By Lauren Lampl

June 10, 2013

According to a study done by the National Christmas Tree Association and USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, 33 million real Christmas trees are purchased in the United States each year. Only 9.5 million fake Christmas trees are purchased annually. Yet every year the debate of buying a real...

Christmas Shopping

December 13, 2010

Think about walking into a store, there is Christmas music playing and shelves full of Santa Clauses and miniature Christmas trees. Jingle Bells plays overhead. Red and green lights blink out at you from various places. There is only one weird thing about this - its October. In the words of Senior Tae...