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A festive discomfort: being Jewish around Christmas

A festive discomfort: being Jewish around Christmas

Bailey Kirkeby, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2019

As soon as Thanksgiving ends — and often earlier — Santa hats, reindeer figurines and inflatable snowmen fill the shelves of various stores, and companies begin marketing their Christmas sales and implementing Christmas decorum in their stores and merchandise. According to a 2017 study conducted by the P...

The ‘Christ’ in Christmas has become obsolete

Ryan Flores, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

It's your birthday, and everyone else is giving each other gifts instead of celebrating you.  This is how Jesus feels about Christmas. Christmas is a Christian holiday to celebrate the birth of God's son, Jesus Christ, but over time, the Christmas tradition has evolved to be the centerpiece of the...

Disney Plus should not censor their past controversial content

Disney Plus should not censor their past controversial content

December 13, 2019

Nearly a century after its foundation, the Walt Disney Company has grown to unprecedented heights in the entertainment industry, absorbing Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Fox and many more into its massive corporate amalgamation.  However, this iconic company’s long history is littered with the skeletons ...

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