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  • In Theory: Should schools be a party to religious charities?

    Two schools have decided to pull out of a charity toy drive after being challenged by the American Humanist Assn. over separation of church and state issues.
  • On the Town: Coordinating Council delivers the goods

    On the Town: Coordinating Council delivers the goods
    Just as he had asked us to imagine a better world and to give peace a chance, singer/songwriter John Lennon also posed a question in his 1971 holiday offering “Happy Xmas (War Is Over).” “And so this is Christmas,” sang the ex-...

    Burb's Eye View: Not getting derailed by the Christmas rush

    Burb's Eye View: Not getting derailed by the Christmas rush
    On my parents’ Christmas tree hangs a wooden train ornament. It is a simple, quaint expression of the youthful joys of the holidays — not the flashy hi-techitude of the laser-cut teddy bear that hangs nearby. It doesn’t provide the...

    In Theory: Do the central figures of Christmas have a race?

    Earlier this month a controversy arose after a tongue-in-cheek column written by Aisha Harris, a woman of color, was published online at Slate.com, suggesting maybe it’s time that Santa Claus is no longer depicted as a white man. A Fox news host,...

    Warner Bros. moves 'Great Gatsby' from 2012 to summer 2013

    Warner Bros. moves 'Great Gatsby' from 2012 to summer 2013
    Long buzzed about as an Academy Award contender, Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" won't be competing for any Oscars this season, as  Warner Bros. is moving the F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation's release date from Christmas 2012 to summer 2013. It's the...