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 […]

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The dark side of Halloween sexualizes women

AnnaDailey The month of October is full of searching online and in stores to find the best Halloween costume. While this is supposed to be a fun, lighthearted activity, the deeper issue of the sexualization of women is revealed while looking up at a wall of corsets, short dresses and tight spandex shorts. Women’s Halloween […]

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History of Halloween defines today’s traditions

GraceVirgillito As different traditions of ethnic groups began to merge, an American version of Halloween started to arise. Halloween was a time for people to tell ghost stories and cause mischief. After the potato famine in Ireland, the Irish immigrated to America, bringing their own concept of Halloween with them. The traditional idea of “trick-or-treating” […]

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Generational differences show similarities, differences between staff, students

By J1 Reporter Cece West Although Marian students and staff can relate to each other in many ways, they have many noticeable generational differences. Whether it comes to their tastes in music or movies, teachers and students have different opinions.  Marian students were born between 2001-2005. Junior Anna Ulferts said, “I liked to go camping.” […]

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