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The True History of Thanksgiving

Elizabeth Daniels November 15, 2018

Every year, on the fourth Thursday of November, the country pauses to celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday to give thanks for what we have and to spend time with loved ones. However, despite it being such...

Jackson joins the podcast along with Shawn Arnold

Zach Jackson joins our hosts on Inside the Den

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule November 25, 2015

This week is a special Thanksgiving edition of Inside the Den. Hayes and Justin discuss the holiday and give their family traditions. The guys are joined by former Mercer baseball player and founder of...

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...

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