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Commercialism, controversy shouldn’t ruin this holiday

Katie Paape, Staff Writer November 21, 2018

As the fall leaves begin to be replaced with snow and the pumpkins become overshadowed by evergreens, Thanksgiving gives us all one more opportunity to enjoy the harvest season before entering the crazy,...

My first Black Friday in retail

Megan Toman, Staff Writer December 10, 2015

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work at Kohl’s retail store for Thanksgiving and Black Friday? It can be both rewarding and a complete nightmare. I was hired at Kohl’s over a month ago;...

A Culinary Program student helps prepare a Thanksgiving meal.

Culinary Program helps food pantry with annual Thanksgiving meal

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor November 29, 2015

A decade ago, former Madison College instructor Andy Czernak approached John Johnson, Madison College culinary instructor of 18 years, and told him that he and his wife Jenna were starting up a food pantry....

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Thanksgiving no longer about thanks

Timothy Witt, Staff Writer November 26, 2015

The holiday season is finally here and with it, a concoction of advertisements and controversy. As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, it’s the traditional holiday’s younger sibling, Black Friday that...

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Celebrate Thanksgiving by helping others

Alison Malek, Staff Writer November 13, 2014

It’s Thanksgiving time, and how does Madison College give thanks? By participating in an All Clubs Service Project, of course! For this fall’s Service Project, November 3rd-14th, the Madison College...

Off the Shelf: Holiday happiness all year round

Renee Anhalt, Librarian December 11, 2013

In 1621, the colonists and Native Americans shared in a feast celebrating their first harvest. This tradition of giving thanks and extending gratitude is repeated each year when we take time out in late...

Black Friday taking away from family

Ilham, Staff Writer December 3, 2012

I am glad I experienced this American celebration of gratitude for life’s blessings, with my mentor family. At Thanksgiving, people get together with their families, eat turkey and watch football on...

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