holidays

Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 7:16pm
Thanksgiving is a holiday where you get together with friends and family and give thanks, right? It also happens to be a very common episode trope for American sitcoms. But since countless other websites have beat us to the punch on listing the best ones to watch (THANKS, BUZZFEED), let's just let...
Wed, Nov 27, 2013, 2:36pm
Good afternoon. If you're still in bed, never mind. If you're on the road or in the skies, travel safe and avoid all impending storms. In the spirit of the holidays and all that, we don't have a daily paper for you today, but we'll be back in print on Monday.
Sat, Nov 23, 2013, 5:55pm
Thanksgiving is coming up, which means the holiday season is about to be in full swing. Columbia only has two weeks of holiday cheer before finals hit, so think about taking advantage of Black Friday sales now. Remember to think about what you could get someone that is special for them and from...
Sat, Nov 16, 2013, 3:04pm
'Tis the season for Q&As with XMAS!8. For the second part of Spectrum's conversation with them, we interviewed Sophie Solomon O’Connell, director, and Renée Kraiem, co-producer. You can find the first part of the interview here. Read below for the history of XMAS! and what's different this...
Sun, Dec 2, 2012, 10:26am
With a week until the start of Hanukkah and about three weeks until Christmas, the holiday season is finally upon us. With finals looming though, it doesn't feel much like the holidays at all, save those three peppermint mochas you drank to get through Moby Dick--or was that just me? To get y'all...
Sun, Apr 8, 2012, 7:27pm
On a day like this, I can believe that I will not fail my psych final, and that I’m going to find affordable summer housing, for which the rent will inevitably be paid by my job as a waitress in some swanky midtown restaurant instead of mooching off of my parents. What’s the special occasion?...
Tue, Dec 20, 2011, 4:36pm
From us at Spectrum to you at home (Or school. Or Butler. Probably Butler.) we want to wish you a happy Hanukkah, which starts tonight at nightfall.
Tue, Dec 20, 2011, 1:03pm
On Sunday, Riverside Church hosted the Candlelight Carol Festival, drawing in 3,000 in a peaceful ceremony full of traditional and nontraditional Christmas music and blessing through candles.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011, 5:00pm
A strange man dressed in all black, a beanie and sunglasses just visited the General Studies Lounge and gave several students in the room $50 cash in an envelope along with a letter, according to Spectrum Editor Stephen Snowder. About 15 people received envelopes in total. "He looked questionable...
Thu, Dec 15, 2011, 11:24am
Walking through Room 209 in Butler, you can see frazzled students in sweats and ponytails clutching those red Starbucks holiday cups while leafing through coffee-stained chemistry notes and well-worn copies of The Iliad. Those iconic cups mean only one thing: the holidays are approaching, and...

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