Years ago, when the U.S. was a more Christian, conservative nation, people would use “Merry Christmas!” as a holiday greeting. However, as time went on and the nation became more progressive, people started saying “Happy Holidays!” as a holiday greeting, because “Merry Christmas” might offend those who don’t celebrate it. Verde went around and asked some students the following question: What are your thoughts on this issue?

Juniors Miguel Moreno, Anjali Bardhan, Kyle Powell, Raymond Fang, and sophomore Annie Tsui share their opinions on this issue.