Tune into the Newswire staff’s top Christmas bops

By Marty Dubecky, staff writer  As the semester wraps up and Thanksgiving approaches, it can only mean one thing: The Christmas season is upon us. In accordance with the Christmas spirit, the Newswire staff provided a list of the 10 best Christmas songs.  10. Peace On Earth / The Little Drummer Boy by Bing Crosby, David Bowie (Joe Clark)  Powerhouses David Bowie and Bing Crosby join forces to bring peace on earth to all who listen to the song. Their voices go together better than expected, and their mashup of two classic songs gives us all that one could hope … Continue reading Tune into the Newswire staff’s top Christmas bops

A merry capitalistic Christmas to you

By: Nick Bergeman ~Staff Columnist~ Despite the U.S. being founded on the idea of separation between church and state, a significant chunk of Americans believe that the United States is a Christian nation, even if only culturally. Christmas may demonstrate that America is a Christian nation, but not in the way you think. America’s First Amendment guarantees equal and free protection of religious beliefs and practices, but some Christians choose to use the holiday season as a tool of social imperialism over other cultures and practices that do not align with their beliefs. This manifests prominently in the “Merry Christmas” … Continue reading A merry capitalistic Christmas to you