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Students rejoice through multiple holiday celebrations

Students rejoice through multiple holiday celebrations

By Maddie Galassi

December 25, 2014

Christmas is quickly approaching, and for some University students, the holiday season is twice as joyous. While it is not always a holiday celebrated strictly for religious purposes, some students celebrate not only Christmas, but other holidays as well to celebrate multiple faiths. Allie Wessel, fre...

Students celebrate ‘Thanksgivukkah’ at home and on campus

By Bridget Hynes

December 2, 2013

For Andrew Rudolph, freshman in LAS, the Thanksgiving dinner table this year featured a menorah alongside pumpkin pie — a combination that he has never experienced before. The occasion? “Thanksgivukkah,” the coinciding of Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah.   This once-in-a-lifetime ho...