History of Boxing Day: What’s it all about?

History of Boxing Day: What’s it all about? Kaiya Freelon For many, Boxing Day is just another event we see on the calendar. Although it’s not a major holiday celebrated in America, it’s one that’s been celebrated around the world for quite some time. So how did it all start? Well Boxing Day, also known […]

History of Boxing Day

It’s Almost Time to Celebrate Boxing Day. Kara Hyden What? There’s a day that celebrates people that box for sport? No. The day after Christmas, December 26, several countries around the world, including Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom celebrate Boxing Day. In some European countries such as Hungary, Germany, Poland, […]

Unusual Christmas Traditions

Unusual Christmas Traditions Owen Marshall Christmas traditions can vary widely around the world, and some are quite unusual or unique. Here are a few examples of unusual Christmas traditions from different countries and cultures: Krampus: In Alpine regions such as Austria and Bavaria, Krampus is a folklore figure who is the counterpart to Saint Nicholas. […]

History of Halloween

Halloween Sara Maples Halloween, as we know it today, has evolved from a blend of ancient Celtic, Roman, and Christian traditions. Its origins can be traced back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, celebrated around October 31st in what is now Ireland, the United Kingdom, and parts of France. Here’s a brief overview of […]