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SLIDESHOW: Holiday Photos

SLIDESHOW: Holiday Photos

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CMASS holds Kwanzaa celebration

By Conor Snell

December 2, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Food, music and entertainment all highlighted the holiday celebration in the Student Union Ballroom, where tables spread with black, red and green welcomed guests to sit, eat and celebrate Kwanzaa on Monday night. The University of Massachusetts Center for Multicultural Ad...

Ending St. Patrick’s Day parade exclusion

By Allie Connell

March 13, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Sunday, March 17, two parades will march the streets in Boston: The St. Patrick’s Day Parade and The St. Patrick’s Day Peace Parade. Both parades are sponsored and supported by veterans’ organizations, but due to a Supreme...

Holiday history: Channukah

By Merav Kaufman

December 7, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As the semester comes to an end, temperatures have dropped, over-sized sweaters have become socially acceptable, and holiday music has begun to monopolize our radio stations. The holiday season has undeniably arrived. The Je...

Black Friday fun

By Hannah Sparks

November 20, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With Thanksgiving only a few days away, the holiday season is fully upon us. Before we get too caught up in nostalgic images of Pilgrims and Native Americans feasting side by side, sleigh rides through the snow, and Santa someh...

Does Thanksgiving matter anymore?

By Rachel Arlin

November 19, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It is a known fact that America has turned into a materialistic country. Holidays have become more important to us than ever before. Black Friday is a significant factor in this materialistic movement. People are frantically worried abou...

Eid Al-Adha: Feast of the Sacrifice

By Suzanne Hishmeh

November 1, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

This past Saturday, on Oct. 26, the 10th day on the Dhul-Hijjah month of the lunar calendar, Muslims across the globe celebrated Eid al-Adha, one of the two annual holidays on the Islamic calendar. On this day, a call to pr...

The Living vs. The Dead

By Chelsea OHara

October 30, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture

One of America’s favorite holidays, Halloween, is sometimes confused with the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, or otherwise known as Dia de los Muertos. The holidays have similar qualities and rituals, but they originate from...