Tag: Thanksgiving

Professionals ask Americans to stay home this winter

Photo courtesy of The White House, Wikipedia Cases of coronavirus are surging in America, as the New York Times reported 200,000 new cases on Dec. 2 alone. Despite the rising numbers since early November, many Americans still chose to travel home to see family for Thanksgiving, which was against the recommendations […]

Ramapo’s 1STEP hosts sustainable Thanksgiving

Photo by Erica Meline To help promote a more environmentally conscious holiday, Ramapo’s 1STEP (Students Together for Environmental Progress) club held their annual Sustainable Thanksgiving dinner this past Wednesday, complete with a plant-based feast and plenty of friends. Sustainable Thanksgiving is a yearly event that 1STEP holds to educate students […]

Thanksgiving day should be enjoyed with loved ones

Photo courtesy of Aaron Hawkins, Flickr Black Friday has just passed and that means the holiday season is on the horizon. For some stores, however, the holiday season started Nov. 1. Walmart and 5Below were trimming their trees before the turkey was out of the oven. Other companies also like to […]

Balloons fly through New York for Thanksgiving Parade

Photo courtesy of S. Pakhrin, Flickr To kick off the holiday season, Macy’s held their 91st parade that took over Macy’s Herald Square last Thursday. The parade, however, came right after a recent terrorist attack in lower Manhattan, calling for a high police presence before, during and after the event. […]

Interfaith Friendsgiving Brings Together Diverse People

Photo courtesy of Cecilia, Flickr The Jewish student organization Hillel and the Muslim Student Association, also known as MSA, worked to eliminate religious barriers at an interfaith dinner held on Nov. 21 called “Friendsgiving.” “We wanted to do something Thanksgiving-themed, since we thought gratitude was such an important concept, especially […]