VIDEO: Students prefer saying 'Happy Holidays' to be more inclusive

  • Campus Reform went to Rutgers University to ask students about saying Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays.
  • Most students felt saying Merry Christmas was OK, but preferred Happy Holidays to be more inclusive.

Campus Reform’s Joshua Aminov visited Rutgers University to ask students if saying "Merry Christmas" is offensive, and whether "Happy Holidays" should be used instead.

A few students had an issue with saying "Merry Christmas."

“I think it’s kind of weird just to say Merry Christmas,” one student said.

“I think it’s kind of weird just to say Merry Christmas"   

But while "Merry Christmas" seemed acceptable to most students, students called for the use of "Happy Holidays" in the classroom and on campus to “be inclusive.”

“I think saying Happy Holidays is a way more inclusive way to incorporate all the different holidays,” another student argued.

[RELATED: Universities strive for 'Christmas'-free campuses]

“There’s so many religions and practices that saying Merry Christmas may be a little too closed,” a different student agreed.

[RELATED: Don't let colleges stamp out your rights during Christmas]

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Eduardo Neret is a digital reporter for Campus Reform. Prior to taking on his current position, Eduardo served as the Senior Florida Correspondent for Campus Reform and founded a conservative web publication where he hosted a series of interviews with notable conservative commentators and public figures. Eduardo’s work has appeared on the Fox News Channel, FoxNews.com, The Washington Examiner, Daily Caller, The Drudge Report, The Blaze, and The Daily Wire. He most recently served as a contributor to the Red Alert Politics section of The Washington Examiner. In addition to his independent journalism, Neret also previously worked at the Department of Justice and the Fox News Channel. He has appeared on numerous radio programs and NewsMaxTV to discuss his work and comment on relevant political issues.

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