Colleges Bidding Farewell to Christmas

University of Mississippi

University of Mississippi

Is your son or daughter in college? Hopefully they are home (or soon will be)—if for no other reason than to be able to truly celebrate Christmas.

Yes, we said Christmas … apparently a word that is unacceptable on more and more campuses these days!

Both the University of Mississippi and the University of Tennessee have recently made efforts to remove the name Christmas from any Christmastime activities.  (Read more here:

We wouldn’t want anyone to feel offended by people celebrating the actual reason for Christmas, now would we? 

Maybe upon your child’s return from college, the first thing your family should do is watch SAVING CHRISTMAS. Remind them: at home, it’s not only acceptable, but actually preferred to call Christmas, well, Christmas!

Mat Anderson

Mat Anderson is a Web and Visual Designer living in Franklin, TN. When not designing, Mat enjoys good coffee, pop culture history, Batman comics, and electronic music. He is an infrequent Tweeter, amateur Conspiracy Theorist, and reluctant Mensan.