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Family Traditions, December Edition

Family Traditions, December Edition

December 4, 2019

As we celebrate the holiday season in New York, three students take us through how they each celebrate their respective holidays.

One way to make use out of holiday presents you don't want is to donate them to local shelters.

Repackaging Christmas Gifts: Making Better Use of Things You Don’t Want

January 21, 2019

To paraphrase the tidying queen Marie Kondo, your things should spark joy. Here are some helpful tips to purge yourself of unwanted gifts post-holiday season.

For many, Thanksgiving is a time to reunite with family. For all, though, family reunions inevitably mean family arguments and debates.

Thanksgiving 2017: A Debate Primer

November 16, 2017

For some, the word “Thanksgiving” conjures rosy memories of food, friends and family. But we all ...

The Holidays Need Inclusivity and Representation

December 10, 2016

Fordham University is located in a notably liberal area: the northeast. Hence, people at this school a...

Stores such as Dior (SoHo location) have holiday decorations up in their windows. (Hana Keiningham/The Observer)

Photo Feature: Holidays in the City

January 28, 2016

The Observer Photo Team captured the holiday spirit throughout New York City.  From window decorations...

She’s awful at taking her medicine. She always seems to find reasons to skip a week, and then another. (VIA FLICKR)


November 19, 2015

By KAY D’ANGELO Asst. Literary Co-Editor My mom is sick. She’s had neutropenia longer than I...

Make the Holiday Gift Rounds in Columbus Circle

November 15, 2012

By KIMBERLY GALBRAITH Staff Writer Published: November 15, 2012 It’s never too early to start b...

All of the obscure awareness campaigns are hard to keep track of, and silly holidays can obscure the importance of others. (Photo Illustration by Sara Azoulay/The Observer)

Have Awareness Causes Become Flooded by Trivial Campaigns?

February 1, 2012

By CAITLIN O'KANE Staff Writer Published: February 1, 2012 Our calendars are already scattered with ...

Five New York City Christmas Experiences

December 7, 2011

By MONICA TYSON Staff Writer Published: December 7, 2011 Red buckets for donations are out, accompa...