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The Blue & Gray Press | April 21, 2018

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How alone time and holidays go hand in hand

December 8, 2016 |


Maybe it’s just me, but the holiday season is one of obligation. People travel long distances to see their families, make too much food and sit around in the same room for hours.Read More

A look at students’ favorite Thanksgiving and holiday traditions

December 1, 2016 |


Whether it is cooking pies together for the Thanksgiving meal, hunting for the perfect Christmas tree or attending Christmas Eve service, holiday traditions are an integral part of everyone’s holiday season. Holiday traditions not only provide a festive atmosphere for people, but also build a community around them.Read More

ResHall Recipes: How to make your Friendsgiving the best

November 16, 2016 |


Thanksgiving is usually a feast prepared by your family, but heading home for the holidays is not possible for some students. A lot of people love Thanksgiving because of the food, so even if you are not going back home, you should still have some kind of feast. Whether you are hosting or doing a potluck, here are few ideas that you can make that probably won’t start a fire in your building.Read More

Should Black Friday take a back seat? Yes.

November 16, 2016 |


Black Friday is a day known for the lowest prices on the season’s hottest items. It is a day that motivates shoppers to leave their Thanksgiving meals to go line up outside a store in hopes of being the first person in the door and saving some money.Read More

After Halloween, before Christmas, take the meaning of Thanksgiving to heart

November 3, 2016 |


November is the month of giving thanks. However, saying thank you and being thankful are two very different things. The former may merely be a case of having manners; the latter is a mindset and way of living.Read More

Stores make room for Thanksgiving and keep Christmas in December

November 13, 2013 |

Take a walk to Eagle Village and walk into almost any store in the area. There is a noticeably common theme among many of them and that theme is Christmas.Read More

Thanksgiving: One Man's Humble Account

December 1, 2010 |


Thanksgiving is not one of my favorite holidays.

For one, it’s sandwiched right in between Christmas and Halloween, which are both very tough to live up to. But what Thanksgiving has going for it is the food. … Read More

Students Use Festival to Raise Money for Non-Profit Organization

December 2, 2009 |

Benefitting greatly from good weather and a community full of holiday spirit, Students Empowering the Poor raised $500 at a Thanksgiving festival Saturday, Nov. 21. The festival at Hurkamp Park helped to raise funds to go to a health … Read More

You're Never Too Busy to Bake a Pumpkin Pie

November 18, 2009 |

Evoke the spirit of generosity with a homemade pie, even if you’re just “too busy.”

We will soon be home for the holidays; Thanksgiving truly marks the beginning of the most wonderful time of the year. It is a celebration … Read More