Sophomore family comes together to celebrate Kwanzaa

EliseMoulton Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African American history and coming together as a community as brothers and sisters. Kwanzaa became a cultural tradition after the Watts Riots in Los Angeles, California in 1965. Dr. Maulana Karenga, a professor of Black Studies at California State University, created Kwanzaa after witnessing the disheartening violence in… Read More Sophomore family comes together to celebrate Kwanzaa

Christmas isn’t universal: world religions celebrate tradition in December

QuinnFindley In the United States, being surrounded by decorated trees, festive radio stations and constant shopping catalogs, it’s easy to forget that not everyone celebrates the Christian holiday of Christmas: including Marian girls.  In Hinduism, the most important holiday is called Diwali. Mr. Mark Koesters said, “Diwali is a festival of lights. They light up… Read More Christmas isn’t universal: world religions celebrate tradition in December

Why ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is a movie for all holidays

Column by J1 Reporter Avery Kinnison People love a good movie that they can watch on their favorite holiday. From Christmas to Halloween movies, the possibilities are endless. Most of these films are played about once a year and then forgotten about for the next eleven months. But what about a movie that is for… Read More Why ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is a movie for all holidays