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Former President Barack Obama pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey, the staple food of that holiday //Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Is holiday food worth looking forward to anymore?

Grady Tarleton, Derrick Wilson December 1, 2023

By Grady Tarleton The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes gifts, breaks, and seasonal foods that we save for only a few days every year. Some of them are good, some of them are meh and a lot...

Every year the day after Thanksgiving, Americans rush to shop what they think are the greatest deals.

Black Friday: A day-turned-season of deals

Darren Brumbach, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

The stores are crowded with shoppers looking high and low at increasingly empty shelves. Carts full of electronics and clothes whiz past you as you try your best to make your way to checkout. It’s not...

: The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is put up on the last day of November, indicating, for many, the true beginning of the Christmas season.

Lights before turkey? A holiday crisis

Samreen Ahmed, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

As pumpkins and spooky Halloween decorations are taken down, the start of November is recognized by the debate over holidays. Some waste no time in replacing jack-o’-lanterns with Christmas garlands...

Halloween vs. Thanksgiving vs. Christmas

Tyler Dearman, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

The holiday season is upon us, and when it comes to choosing between Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas, everyone has a preference. Guilford students shared their favorite end-of-year holidays and...

Talk Turkey to me!

Savannah Parks, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

During Thanksgiving, which happens to be one of my favorite holidays, we do not often think about how we can be judgmental, consciously or subconsciously, about the food being served. Each person has their...

Staff Editorial: The true history of Thanksgiving

November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving has been portrayed as a celebration of peace and cooperation between the Native Americans and white settlers, but is that perspective honest? In recent years, many publications have begun...

Thanksgiving or Christmas: is it too early to be singing carols?

Gabriela Vasquez, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

It’s finally the first day of November. Children exchange their post-trick-or-treating bounty with their classmates. Halloween candy is on sale at every store imaginable.  99.5 blasts holiday tunes...

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Thanksgiving and COVID-19

Avi Kumar, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

Last month’s Thanksgiving came and went, as we finished off the eighth full month of quarantine. Unless you live in Kalawao County, Hawaii, it was probably a weird experience. Thanksgiving is usually...


An example of Friendsgiving, when a group of friends celebrates Thanksgiving together.

Roast or be roasted: students share Thanksgiving break plans

Dakota McLean, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

Some family traditions are deeply rooted and honored every year at Thanksgiving, while others change because of new members or different families mingling together. Students can discover new Thanksgiving...

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