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A woman photographs Christmas decorations on Oxford Street during a second lockdown in London, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Businesses that have been forced to shut are hoping they will be able to reopen to salvage something of the crucial holiday shopping season. The government has been reluctant to say what restrictions will be in place for any particular area when the lockdown ends and says its still too early to see how the lockdown has worked. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

DePaul students prepare for the holidays amid global pandemic

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

The holidays are around the corner, however things will be different this year. As travel plans and gatherings change due to the pandemic, some members of the DePaul community may be spending their December...

Cincinnati couple Bryan Wright and Farrah Jacquez pose for a photograph at their home, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Cincinnati. Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are deeply split on a looming historic impeachment. Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting up heated holiday debates in households. Wright says impeachment will definitely come up as a divisive topic at his extended familys holiday meal.

On the Thanksgiving menu: Turkey, with a side of impeachment

Dan Sewall, Associated Press November 28, 2019

CINCINNATI (AP) — Some people heading to Thanksgiving gatherings predict it’s not just the turkey that will get roasted. Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans...

My Thanksgiving plate included: turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, stuffing, roasted Brussles sprouts, cranberries with walnuts, spoonbread and cresent rolls (you cant make everything from scratch).

The best Thanksgiving foods, ranked

Dan McDaid, Contributing Writer November 19, 2019

When you hear the word Thanksgiving, the first thing that usually comes to mind is food — and lots of it. When Nov. 28 rolls around, what will be the best food on the table? 1. Turkey “The turkey...

Jerry Lucas, a public safety officer, points students and others in the right direction — a common occurrance — in the DePaul Center.

Thank the unthanked: Show appreciation for DePaul’s staff this holiday season

Nicholas Moreano, Contributing Writer November 19, 2019

As each student hurriedly passes through the revolving doors of the College of Law Building to get out of the frigid Chicago temperatures, custodian Clarence Hort patiently waits off to the side with his...

OPINION: When facing extreme hardship, it’s crucial to acknowledge moments of happiness

OPINION: When facing extreme hardship, it’s crucial to acknowledge moments of happiness

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor November 18, 2019

It’s been a rough year, to put it lightly. My 2019 was riddled with highs and lows, including relationships dissolving, signing on my first apartment, securing a great internship and existential stress...

In this Nov. 21, 2018, file photo taken with a long exposure, traffic streaks across the John F. Kennedy Expressway at the start of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Chicago. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, that it expects to screen more than 26.8 million passengers from Nov. 22 through Dec. 2, a 4% increase over the comparable period last year.

Flying this Thanksgiving? Expect record crowds at airports

David Koenig, Associated Press November 13, 2019

Record throngs of travelers are expected to jam into airports over the Thanksgiving break and airlines are adding hundreds of flights a day in response. The Transportation Security Administration said...

How to semi-successfully make your first Thanksgiving on your own

How to semi-successfully make your first Thanksgiving on your own

Courtney Jacquin December 1, 2014

When my mom decided to leave the horrible winters of Illinois for good and move to Mexico, I soon realized for the first time ever I wouldn’t have somewhere to go for Thanksgiving. My dad still...

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