12 years of Christmas: Talon 2014

By Emma Melling

Emma is a senior staff writer and editor-in-chief of the Talon. She is passionate about journalism, writing, literature, and French. Emma plans to attend Bethel University in the fall and double major in English and Journalism. She enjoys writing features on arts and human interest topics and loves listening to people's stories. Her hobbies include reading, hiking and spending time with family.

Posted: December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas, everyone! Today marks the beginning of the 12 days of Christmas, a traditional stretch of time leading up to the Feast of the Epiphany. Though many individuals today do not celebrate the 12 days of Christmas, they were originally intended to allow Christians to reflect on the meaning of the Incarnation and the birth of Jesus in their lives. To mark this countdown, the Talon will present a series of images of old Christmas edition newspapers from the Minnehaha Archive, starting with 2014 and ending with 1928.

Pictured below, the first clipping in our MA Archive countdown comes from the December 18, 2014 edition of the Talon. Describing affordable and unique gifts that students can purchase for family and friends, this clip features a student drawn Christmas tree cartoon.

A clipping from the 2014 December 18 edition of the Minnehaha Talon, depicting gift ideas for students to buy for family and friends.

Stay tuned for more clippings from the Minnehaha Archive celebrating the 12 days of Christmas.

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