November’s identity crisis: Autumn’s premature death and rebirth as the Christmas season

Kat Alperin

From red cups to candy canes, autumn suffers from a barrage of early winter festivities By SYDNEY OWADA Aisles lined with icicle lights, candy canes of all flavors, stoic nutcrackers and holly wreaths accompany advertisements for peppermint ice cream, gingerbread coffee creamer and eggnog. Holiday nostalgia begins to return with the familiar sound of “It’s