Walking down Blair Boulevard during a typical lunch period, you'll hear multiple languages and see people of different ethnicities, religions and cultures from all over the world. There are many students who have just recently immigrated to the United States, and others who have been here their entire lives. Wherever they come from, all Blazers experience the same American holidays, but in very different ways.
Thanksgiving, one of the few non-religious holidays celebrated by Americans, seems to have fallen prey to this country's obsession with materialism.
The actual holiday part of the Thanksgiving holiday has a more complex background than you might expect.
It's Thursday night. Your family is gathered around a table, smiling and chatting, and the food smells marvelous. The table is set with steaming sweet potatoes, bowls of stuffing, a glistening golden turkey, and in the center of the table is your old family menorah, candles cheerfully flickering.
Seeing the 25 days of Christmas commercials and hearing my friends talk about Hanukkah is freaking me out because I have a girlfriend but no money, what can I get her? -Need dat money Melissa: Yeah, It's all about the moolah, baby. You have some time, get a job. If not...
Soon the festivities will begin and for the next month or so, endless platters of sweet and savory foods will be brought out in celebration. If you're worried about eating too much, you could always try to moderate your portions. However, I enjoy the gluttony and prefer to find alternatives to staying healthy while eating the excess food. Keep reading if you're interested in SCO's exercising secrets.
November is a time not just for Thanksgiving. Local events can help you discover new hobbies in film and media and get you a headstart in your Holiday Shopping. Wrapping up fall is a time for being getting warm with your community with these three fun things to do.
Just when you thought the era of tweens producing viral videos of meaningless songs was over, Nicole Westbrook comes along with her single "It's Thanksgiving."
Get your priorities straight; shopping should not come before precious Thanksgiving family time (or even more precious arguing-with-family time)
It's Thanksgiving, which means a day filled with football, food and fun and this year's Thanksgiving football slate is more exciting than ever.
Thanksgiving is three days away and many Blazers are already preparing for the subsequent food coma. Who can resist a plate full of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce?
With the infinite amounts of food and countless sugary desserts, you may find yourself over-eating during Thanksgiving and feeling crummy the next day.
While you all wait for that delicious turkey and pumpkin pie to finish cooking, we're here to recommend heartwarming, family classics to keep the holiday spirit up. These five Thanksgiving movies provide moments of loving family and the fully capture the spirit of the season.
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