Why We Shouldn’t Force Merry Christmas

It’s that time of year again! One thing fills my newsfeed: the never ending debate between wishing someone a “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays.” Although I don’t want to admit to this “debate” being one-sided, I find myself witnessing more arguments over the “Merry Christmas” side of things. Let’s delve into the history of Christmas and discuss other holidays celebrated this time of year in order to decide which is more socially acceptable: “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays.”

Continue reading

Why You Should’ve Voted

vote

With the 2014 Election results finally in, many people are disappointed with the outcome of the voting process. Conservatives taking both the House and Senate, America is now bleeding red while liberals find themselves in the minority. Surprisingly, though, voter turnout this year was at record lows, and the results could easily be linked to that statistic. With less and less young people voting, more conservatives over the age of sixty are, and that fact alone could easily cause a switch in party control. Did you vote this year? If not, here’s why you should, and–if you did–here’s some reminders.

Continue reading