Happy Yaksgiving!

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Happy almost-Thanksgiving! I can taste the gravy and pumpkin pie already. But Thanksgiving is more than stuffing and turkey comas (and a nice little exam reprieve). It’s a great time to reflect on all the things we’re thankful for – and appreciate those that we sometimes take for granted. One thing is for sure: Yik Yak is thankful for y’all! It’s you that make your communities the awesome, positive, supportive, and funny places that they are.

This past week, I’ve been inspired by your expressions of gratitude for friends, family, and your herds. Without further adieu, enjoy these yaks that particularly warmed my heart – and have a wonderful, restful, and well-deserved Yaksgiving!

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela isn’t the only one who recognizes the power of education. Yakkers on why we’re thankful for education:  

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” Yakkers on why we’re thankful for our squads:


“Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.” Yakkers on why we’re thankful for our herds:

“Did you ever know that you’re my hero? ‘Cause you are the wind beneath my wings.” Last, but definitely not least, let’s hear it for all the mamas and papas out there! Yakkers on why we’re thankful for our parents: