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Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrated instead of Columbus


Ellie Sherry — Reporter For several decades, a day in October has seen celebrated because of Christopher Columbus crossing the ocean. However, in more recent years, there has been significant protest about changing the name of the day to Indigenous Peoples Day. On Monday Oct. 14, a recognized holiday, Christopher Columbus Day, Southern held an event that talked about indigenous

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Columbus Day should not be celebrated anymore


Jessica Guerrucci — Managing Editor For years, the second Monday in October only held one meaning – Columbus Day. Many people never questioned it, because all they knew about Christopher Columbus was that he was the man who “discovered” America, but there was much more to the story. Fortunately, the meaning of the day is slowly shifting. Instead of honoring

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