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Christmas movies to watch this season

Christmas movies to watch this season

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer November 24, 2019
The holiday season is almost here, bringing with it the tide of holiday films that go back decades. With so many films to watch, it raises the questions of which movies should be on your list this holiday season?
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Opinion: Election day should be a national holiday

Connor Cable November 15, 2018

With another Super Tuesday having come and gone, citizens of the United States flocked to the polls to cast their ballots for various political positions, from state representatives to governors. However,...

A Starbucks simple red cup design has stirred controversy this holiday season as some see it as an affront on religious traditions.

The “red cup” debate

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer December 3, 2015

Optimists see the cup as being half full.  Pessimists insist that it’s half empty.  Give the cup to an idiot, however, and they will be sure to discuss the religious implications of its decorations...

Christmas gingerbread house set on shelf directly by Halloween candy.

Thanksgiving: Exiled from the holiday season

Gabriel Garcia, Contributing Writer November 12, 2015

When I was about four years old, I learned that Christmas was actually a two month holiday which started on the first day of November — or at least that is what all of the stores and malls that I visited...

The debate continues over whether or not it is morally correct to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving: A day for mourning, not celebration

Meghan Duffey, Staff Writer November 12, 2015

With Thanksgiving Day looming, we once again come to the same debate over whether or not it is morally correct to celebrate Thanksgiving.  Is it okay to celebrate the unfair treatment of Native Americans...

Mercer students join community in Celebrating MLK

Sarah Pounds January 29, 2015

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and pursuit of unity, Mercer students spent their Monday off actively engaged with the Macon community at the 25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast...

Holiday travelers beware, traffic jams a given this holiday season

Cecilia Villagomez December 7, 2011

I don’t have very many extended family members that live nearby. If I want to visit with my relatives, I have to travel to the other side of the country. My grandparents were in California visiting from...

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