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The holidays are a time for rest — but can one responsibly take a break from something as important as politics?

OPINION | Disengaging from politics this holiday season

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor December 16, 2021

Politics can be a hard thing to ignore. Particularly as social media usage has skyrocketed during the pandemic — exposing more people to political figures and viewpoints — it can feel like political...

My great-grandma knows how to make nearly any pie imaginable — thats that Southern-woman magic.

My great-grandmother’s notion of cooking: Love, care, life

Jalon Young, Contributing Columnist December 15, 2021

  My great-grandmother has come to the point where she must meditate on death. For 82 years, she has lived out her life story, seen a multitude of births and deaths, triumphs and trials, smiles...

When my parents made the decision to move to America, they anticipated how isolated we would be from everything we knew, our culture, our language, our families.

My first American Christmas showed me true loneliness

Apoorva Verghese, Senior Staff Columnist December 15, 2021

I can still somewhat remember the first American Christmas I spent in Seattle. It snowed, but not in the magical, cinematic way that left your nose red and your fingers lightly coated in ice. It was...

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In Earshot: Not insufferable holiday songs

Grace Pearson-Thompson, Arcade Editor December 9, 2021

As iconic as Mariah Carey is, and as timeless as her smash hit  “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is, I can only listen to it so many times. It feels like every time I walk into a pharmacy or a...

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Alternative holiday tunes from Arcade

Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor November 18, 2020

From new takes on familiar Christmas classics to original songs reflecting on the holiday season, this playlist is sure to get you into the holiday spirit without straying too far from your alternative...

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Guide to celebrating the holiday season in NOLA

Elka Cuttino, Staff Writer November 26, 2019

The holiday season is a special time of year anywhere in the world, but seeing Santa characters walk around the French Quarter and lights adorn City Park make New Orleans a special place to be, even...

Intersections top tweets of Winter Break

Intersections’ top tweets of Winter Break

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor January 16, 2019

Welcome back Tulanians. Let's kick off the first school week of 2019 by looking back at our endlessly-scrolling Twitter feeds filled with family Vines, "merry Chrysler" tweets, and conspiracy...

A Very Potter Holiday

Alice Moye-Honeyman November 29, 2018

December is the most magical time of the year. And what else is magical? Harry Potter. It only makes sense that the two things must go together. Whether you’re a witch, wizard, Muggle or Squib, it’s...

Playlist: Rappin Christmas

Playlist: Rappin’ Christmas

Jessica Galloway, Intersections Editor November 28, 2018

It’s that time of year again. You can always tell when Christmas is approaching in Louisiana when the high today is 73 and the low is 40, and somehow there are dead leaves everywhere despite our total...

Red Cup Season: Ushering in the Holidays with Seasonal Drink Menus

Red Cup Season: Ushering in the Holidays with Seasonal Drink Menus

Miranda Sinsheimer, Staff Reporter November 14, 2018

As the temperature drops from 90s to 50s, all anyone wants to do is cozy up with a nice holiday beverage. But with the barrage of mixology choices for the holidays it can be hard to pick the superior...

Students must provide to less fortunate this holiday season

Students must provide to less fortunate this holiday season

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor December 6, 2017

Merely a week into December, winter is here. Yuletide caroling fills the air, candy canes adorn evergreen trees and holiday motifs are omnipresent. In other words, it's beginning to look a lot like...

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Krewe of Kringle sleighs Christmas competition with holly-jolly parade

Regina LoBiondo, Senior Staff Reporter December 6, 2017

During the stress and frenzy of finals it can be easy to lose the holiday spirit. But if you want an excuse to put that festive sweater to use before things get too crazy, while also enjoying a few holiday...

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