Have a merry secular Christmas

By: Alex Hale ~Staff Writer~ It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the time of trampling people to buy a new flat screen TV for a slightly discounted price. It’s the time of yelling at your relatives over political beliefs. It’s the time of attempting to show someone love by buying them something they didn’t need or want. Yes, it’s Christmas time again, and political people with nothing better to do are debating whether or not to say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays.” I think that these arguments are really a typical American deflection away from the true … Continue reading Have a merry secular Christmas

People, it is just a red cup

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ Starbucks’ holiday cups are one of the main reasons that patrons look forward to the Christmas season. The decorated cups remind consumers that the holiday season is quickly coming up. This year’s cups, however, have caused quite a stir with their minimalist, red design because some people feel they do not recognize Christmas as a Christian holiday. I feel as if I need a disclaimer – I live in an ideal world where people can say, “Merry Christmas,” without backlash from everyone about their religion. However, my world also allows people to say, “Happy Holidays,” … Continue reading People, it is just a red cup