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The Message Behind Covington Catholic Vs.The Indigenous People March

The Message Behind Covington Catholic Vs.The  Indigenous People March

Andreina Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As readers and writers, we’re responsible for the stories we read and how exactly we choose to interpret them. We can either take one story as it is, without further question, or we can aim to know more. On Jan. 18, when students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky traveled to the Lincol...

Thanksgiving: The Modern vs. The First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: The Modern vs. The First Thanksgiving

Erin Sakalis, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Modern Thanksgiving is essentially a celebration of 4 F’s — family, friends, football and food, which are all similar themes to those of the “first Thanksgiving” in 1621. Our kindergarten teachers taught us that the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians sat around a long table in the woods to enjoy a ...

Columbus Day: The Holiday We Don’t Want

Columbus Day: The Holiday We Don’t Want

Nia Douglas, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“Hey @stjohnsu Columbus Day is not something we should be celebrating. Official request to recognize Indigenous People’s Day instead,” the student organization Social Justice Exchange posted on Instagram. The appeal to the University to recognize Indigenous People’s Day gets right to the po...

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