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Posts Tagged ‘Holidays’

Oh I’m Sorry, Were You Offended?

In Editorials on November 20, 2012 at 1:05 pm

You may or may not know, I’m a hard person to offend. As long as you aren’t hurting someone, more power to you. But it’s getting to be holiday season, and I feel like there has to be some voice of reason in the sea of craziness. It’s this time of year that kills my faith in humanity, or what little left of it there is. Someone wants to celebrate one holiday, and someone else gets offended because it’s not the holiday they celebrate. So what? Who cares what someone else wants to do. I celebrate Christmas, I say merry Christmas to people, unless I already know they don’t celebrate it as well. If I say, “Merry Christmas,” to someone, and they happen to be Jewish, I say happy¬†Hanukkah to them from then on. Read the rest of this entry »

100 Days of Christmas?

In Editorials on January 7, 2011 at 2:29 pm

James Garand ’11

The Christmas season was in the air this past December. It’s was time for buying presents, enjoying snow, singing carols, and thinking about Santa Claus. This time of year is one that many hold close to their hearts because they get to share it with their family. But every year there seems to be a pattern with Christmas and the hype that goes along with it.

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