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NFL games are a beloved Thanksgiving tradition

Dallas Cowboys against the the Los Angeles Chargers during a Thanksgiving Day game at AT&T Stadium on November 23, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Matthew Ferreira

December 3, 2019

Thanksgiving Day is one of America’s favorite holidays, filled with food, family, friends and traditions.Every family celebrates Thanksgiving in their own special way, but a common constant in many households is watching football games aired throughout the day.The tradition of Thanksgiving foo...

Gratitude should be practiced year-round

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Rayanne Painter

November 28, 2018

Thanksgiving may have come and gone, along with all the leftovers of mashed potatoes and apple pies but that doesn’t give us a free pass to stop being thankful.In this world, we are owed nothing. No matter how put together we are or how much stability we have, all of our lives are subject to change...

Gratitude albums

Album art for It's Time by Michael Buble

Julia Maldonado

November 15, 2017

Ready for the holidays? These two albums will remind you to be thankful for what you have, whether it be family, friends or food. Thankful - Kelly ClarksonClarkson reminds her audience to be thankful for their blessings in her album. The album features songs such as "Thankful" and "A Moment Like This" whi...

Gratitude Playlist

Album art for Phillip Phillips' single

Julia Maldonado

November 14, 2017

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it's important to remember to be thankful not only for the food on the table, but for the people around it. Take a listen to these jams to prepare for the yummy turkey, short/ long journey home and great laughs with family and friends.Thankful - Kelly Clarkson - ...

Hold off on holiday celebrations until December

Illustration by Adriana Macias Photo credit: Adriana Macias

December 8, 2015

Now I know I am about to sound like a real Grinch, but I promise that I do not have a heart two sizes too small. This is simply a pet peeve, and I feel like people are truly losing the true meaning of the holiday season. Basically, my pet peeve is when people, stores and radio stations start to celebrate...

Family holidays aren’t worth fretting over

Alyssa Dunning

November 8, 2014

I love the holiday season, but sometimes I have to ditch out on family for my own health. Once someone reaches adulthood, holidays become a lot more difficult to navigate. Family gatherings are great, but I can't always make it to Thanksgiving or our big family Christmas. Being married means that I h...

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