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Christmas

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  • 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.
  • 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: 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. East Point Academy in West Columbia, S.C., and SkyView Academy in Highlands Ranch, Colo., have...

    Community news: Road Kings play Santa Claus to reservist, Roberta Moody celebrates 90th birthday

    Community news: Road Kings play Santa Claus to reservist, Roberta Moody celebrates 90th birthday
    Ten members of the Burbank Road Kings took a road trip of a charitable kind the Sunday before Christmas. They played Santa Claus, but instead of arriving by sleigh, they delivered a special gift to a woman in need via classic vehicles. The car club...