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Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Julia Preszler, news correspondent

December 5, 2018


Filed under City

The 46-foot white spruce tree, which was set up on Boston Common Nov. 20, came from Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is an annual gift and a sign of gratitude to the city of Boston for the assistance it provided after a major explosion that occurred Dec. 6, 1917.

Boston celebrates the holiday season with tree lighting at the Common

Boston celebrates the holiday season with tree lighting at the Common

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Thousands gathered on Boston Common Thursday, Nov. 29, to watch the lighting of the City of Boston’s official 2018 Christmas tree, along with musical performances and fireworks. This year marked the 77th annual tree lighting and the 47th year that Nova Scotia has donated a tree to the city as t...

Cartoon: Vegan Christmas

Cartoon: Vegan Christmas

December 1, 2017


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion

News illustration by Oriana Timsit

Event Calendar: Dec. 3 – 9

Event Calendar: Dec. 3 – 9

December 3, 2015


Filed under event calendar

By Megan O'Brien, deputy inside editor Event of the Week: Monday, Dec. 7 Brass Union restaurant in Somerville is continuing its series Movie Mondays series this week with “Elf,” the 2003 film starring Will Ferrell. Ferrell plays Buddy, a man raised among Santa’s elves at the North Pole who trave...

Starbucks cup criticism perpetuates ideas of Christianity as the norm

Starbucks cup criticism perpetuates ideas of Christianity as the norm

November 11, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Sean Connolly, Editorial Section Editor TThe last week has been full of important, world-shaking events. President Barack Obama made a formal announcement rejecting the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, Catalonia has voted to secede from Spain and the presidents of China and Taiwan met for the first ...

Event Calendar: Nov. 5 – 11

Event Calendar: Nov. 5 – 11

November 4, 2015


Filed under event calendar

By Megan O'Brien, deputy inside editor Event of the Week: Saturday, Nov. 7 The Waltham Mills Artists Association (WMAA), one of Greater Boston’s oldest artists’ communities, is holding its 39th open studio weekend starting this Saturday. Artists from Lincoln Studios, the home of nearly 20 st...

What not to give this holiday season: a gifting guide

What not to give this holiday season: a gifting guide

December 4, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

By Kelly Kasulis, News Correspondent The holiday season: a merriment of lush greens, candles and tacky lights, chintzy paper snowflakes and, most fickle of all, gift-shopping. For many modestly-financed, brokering college students, the holiday season is not only a time of unusual things coming b...

Event Calendar: Dec. 5-11

Event Calendar: Dec. 5-11

December 4, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

Compiled by Rebecca Sirull, News Staff Entry of the Week: Thursday, Dec. 5 With temperatures dropping, it’s time to pick up your coziest (and ugliest) sweater and head over to the Radio 92.9 Ugly Sweater Party. Get in the holiday spirit and get ready to rock out with DJ Petro as he plays some of the gre...

Holiday Helpings

December 6, 2012


Filed under Uncategorized

By Daniel Christopher Sabau, News Correspondent With the semester coming to a halt and finals just around the corner, we all could use a delicious, festive, homemade meal that even mom would be proud of.  There’s nothing better than spending some quality time with friends during the holidays and...

Holiday festivities for all at Northeastern before winter break

December 6, 2012


Filed under Campus

By Amelia Eisen, News Correspondent December is here, which means two things: finals and holidays. The large variety of holiday celebrations going on at Northeastern this season will be a welcome distraction from studying for many students. Christmas will be, as always, Dec. 25. Hanukkah begins ...

Boston Common Frog Pond opens for idyllic holiday experience in the city

December 5, 2012


Filed under City

By Mary Whitfill, News Correspondent Located in the heart of the city, the Boston Common Frog Pond has opened its gates to another season of ice skaters and holiday season lovers this winter. From lacing up and racing around the rink to enjoying hot chocolate from The Frog Pond Café, the Boston ...

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