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What Are Jaspers Thankful For?

Voices on the Quad

Interviews Compiled by Anna Woods

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Caroline King Class of 2023

Quad: Do you have a Thanksgiving tradition?

Caroline: Yes, every year we skip a traditional Thanksgiving dinner and head to downtown Philadelphia for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Irish dance championships and compete all Thanksgiving weekend. It’s fun eating Thanksgiving dinner in a restaurant every year!

Quad: What is your favorite part about Thanksgiving?

Caroline: My favorite part is that I get to be surrounded by people I love all thanksgiving weekend. My family, friends, and dancing teachers. I also get to do my favorite thing in the world, dance.

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Sydney Waitt Class of 2022

Quad: What’s your favorite Thanksgiving food

Sydney: My favorite holiday food is easily mashed potatoes covered in gravy.

Quad: What are you most looking forward to this holiday season?

Sydney: I’m most looking forward to having no classes and being able to spend quality time with my family and friends.

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Francesca Bernhardt Class of 2023

Quad: What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?

Francesca: Pumpkin pie for sure.

Quad: What is your favorite thing about the holiday season?

Francesca: My favorite thing about the holiday season is the prayer right before meals because I feel like everyone gets wrapped up in the meal prep and getting ready for guests or going some place and I think the prayer before meals to be thankful for what you have is really important because that’s what the holidays are about.

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