Archive for Tag Archives: ' thanksgiving'

Broken families and materialism alter the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday

Travis Danner Editor in chief In the collective minds of many Americans, the fourth Thursday in November will always be associated with scenes of large families gathered around the table, smiling, laughing, Grandma and Grandpa at [...]

The true meaning of Thanksgiving is right in its name

My family used to have huge Thanksgiving celebrations. They would partner with several other families to rent out a dining hall at Camp Parks in Dublin. I was young when we did these celebrations but I [...]

Plan of attack: how to make the most of your Black Friday

Kalama Hines Features Editor The last Friday in November has long since been the one and only time of the year that you can buy a $500 piece of electronics for 50 bucks. For nearly a [...]

The top five Thanksgiving movies of all time

Brandon Clutter Staff writer “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” Neal Page is a businessman trying to get home to New York to his family in time for Thanksgiving. On the way though, a blizzard and many other [...]

Black Friday just another symptom of American holiday ugliness

Can we seriously get a law passed that says no one should be working on Thanksgiving or Christmas? Oh wait, never mind, there are some really great deals at my local big box retailer this year, [...]