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Thanksgiving is best spent with the family

Thanksgiving is best spent with the family

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2019

Besides Christmas, Thanksgiving is the time that I can see all my family and eat lots of food without being judged. Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. Nearly all of my holiday memories are those of me bouncing from house to house with either my mother or my father. Both sides of my...

Turkey day before Christmas music

Turkey day before Christmas music

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

November 20, 2018

Growing up, my mom always told us, “When you celebrate Christmas before Thanksgiving, an elf kills a baby reindeer.” Needless to say, we do not listen to Christmas music until after Thanksgiving.  While the argument over when you can listen to holiday music may seem silly and unimportant, dedi...

The spirit of Christmas music must be celebrated all year long

The spirit of Christmas music must be celebrated all year long

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2018

When I worked in retail during November and December of 2016, I dreaded going to work. It was because there was Christmas music on the entire shift. Adding to the fact that I had been misplaced by the flood of 2016, worked about 20 hours per week, and did not have any time to enjoy my senior year of...

My perception of Thanksgiving

My perception of Thanksgiving

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2018

When hearing the word “Thanksgiving,” the first thing most people think about is a few days off of school, eating tons of food, and Christmas around the corner. That may sound correct, but originally, Thanksgiving was a small gathering of newly-settled Pilgrims and helpful natives. Unfortunately,...