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In terms of the most popular holidays, the results of this poll may shock you.

OPINION: Ranking the worst popular holidays

GRACE LAPIERRE December 8, 2020

Out of all the popular, highly commercialized holidays in the U.S., I would say Halloween has always been my favorite. I like Thanksgiving because of the food. New Years' was my lowest-ranked holiday as...

Thanksgiving misses the mark in a lot of ways, especially in terms of food.

OPINION: Satire: Thanksgiving falls flat

JOEY FRANKLIN December 1, 2020

The first Thanksgiving occurred in November 1621. Since then, there have been plenty of iffy traditions that have somehow stuck around for almost 400 years. My biggest qualm with Thanksgiving is stuffing,...

Thanksgiving pies are some of the year’s best, but they’re not all equally good. Here’s some favorites.

OPINION: Thanksgiving’s best pies

GRACE LAPIERRE November 19, 2020

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful, but it is also a time to eat. For me, pie is one of the best parts about Thanksgiving, especially since my first time having a pumpkin pie was at Thanksgiving a few...

These turkey recipes are sure to make your Thanksgiving a hit.

OPINION: These turkey recipes are sure to please

GRACE LAPIERRE November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is coming soon and with turkey often being the star of the show, I was curious as to what the best way to cook a turkey would be. When I asked my mother how we usually cooked our turkey, she...

Christmas music just keeps creeping up on us — and it just doesn’t seem right.

OPINION: Don’t play Christmas music until after Thanksgiving

MADELINE GREER November 12, 2020

During the last few months of the year, many people refer to this time as the holiday season. We celebrate the spookiness of Halloween, eat a feast at Thanksgiving, and rejoice with the season of giving...

Thanksgiving is a Eurocentric holiday and is full of stereotypes about Indigenous people, said Cornel Pewewardy, professor emeritus of Indigenous nations studies at Portland State University.

Thanksgiving objectifies Indigenous people, guest speaker says

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter November 10, 2020

The commercialization of Thanksgiving is disturbing and the holiday should be decolonized, a Portland State University professor said. People are not taught the truth about Thanksgiving, said Cornel...

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