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Easter: History of the Holiday and Traditions Around the World

Easter: History of the Holiday and Traditions Around the World

Abigail Hord, Reporter March 21, 2024

   The history of Easter has origins in both Christianity and ancient pagan culture. The holiday was originally a pagan holiday; it has been associated to a pagan spring festival, dating back before...

Exploring the History of Ramadan

Exploring the History of Ramadan

Rhys Stephens, Reporter March 19, 2024

   Ramadan is a special time observed by Muslims around the world. It serves as a month-long period of fasting, prayer and reflection, integral to Islam. As a matter of fact, Ramadan began Sunday, March...

Allie Giroux, Associate Editor March 19, 2024

    When most people think of St. Patrick's Day, they think about the holiday that has a leprechaun mascot. However, the holiday goes much deeper than finding gold at the end of a rainbow. The holiday...

The History of Valentines Day

The History of Valentine’s Day

Frederick Brock, Reporter February 14, 2024

   On February 14, multiple countries including the United States celebrate Valentine’s Day. It’s the holiday of love and gift giving with a rich history stemming from the third century.    ...

The 2023 Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade

The 2023 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Hannah Nelson, Reporter December 7, 2023

  Since 1924, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade has been a principal factor on Thanksgiving Day. The vast and colorful balloons fill the streets of New York City and continue to bring joy upon the citizens...

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