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International students prepare for homesickness, holiday travel

“Instead of celebrating the holiday, it becomes celebrating the coming together again, which is true for a lot of international families,” Oh said. “There’s a special element to it. It becomes more of being present with the family and just enjoying each other's company.”

Holiday How-To: Get into the holiday spirit before December

As we approach the end of the semester and the holiday season, we need to focus a little more time on the festivities; after all, this only happens once a year.

Non-Christian students engage in holiday season at Baylor

“Sometimes people don’t associate Christmas with faith,” Sobh said. “People often think, ‘why wouldn’t you celebrate Christmas, why wouldn’t you get a Christmas present?’ I feel like it can isolate people who don’t celebrate Christmas, especially people of the Jewish faith or non-Abrahamic faiths.”