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Indigenous Peoples’ Day replaces Columbus Day

Maddie Kennedy, Regulars Managing Editor

October 9, 2018

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is meant to celebrate and recognize Native Americans and their history and culture. The idea of renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first brought up during the 1977 United Nations conference in Geneva, Switzerland. 14 years later, activists in Berkeley, C...

Community reacts to Columbus Day

Community reacts to Columbus Day

Lizzy Filine, Arts Writing Editor

October 12, 2015

Freshman Emily Jacobus What does Columbus day weekend make you think of? "It makes me think of Christopher Columbus discovering America, but I'm sure it was discovered before that." How do you feel about Columbus Day? "I like it because it's a nice break from school, but I really don't think...

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