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Students recount Black Friday Weekend

Shoppers wait in line to purchase discounted shoes at the Macy's women's department at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif., on Black Friday morning, Nov. 29, 2013. (Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Edemy Rodriguez December 3, 2015

Black Friday has changed the landscape of retail shopping, becoming a tradition in which individuals hope to save and catch deals just in time for the holiday season. For some it has taken over the...

Thanksgiving, stuffed with colonialism and capitalism for added zest

Illustration by Ryan Mancini/ Assistant Opinions Editor
Ryan Mancini November 24, 2014

What do colonialism and capitalism have to do with the Thanksgiving holiday?   By Ryan Mancini The theatrics of the holiday season create a seductive and aggravating period for most...

Give thanks, but know our history

Daily Sundial November 26, 2013

As families in America come together for Thanksgiving and feast on delicious, savory meals and give thanks to everything good that the world has given them, they don’t acknowledge where this holiday...

Black Friday creeps up on Thanksgiving this year

Taylor Villescas November 20, 2012

Thanksgiving has always been a tradition of food, family, and good cheer. But this year, it has gained a new tradition: early Black Friday shopping. This high-holy day for avid shoppers has begun bleeding...

Black Friday attracts CSUN students to holiday deals, despite economy

Christina Toroyan November 23, 2010

In social media today, Black Friday is associated with shopping, sales, long lines and chaos. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season. “Last...

Spend green on Black Friday and go green

Aimee Lastrella November 18, 2010

Black Friday is looming its ugly head over our wallets and our inner materialist. I, for one, love shopping. But what I hate is the guilt I feel after thinking about all the damage I did to the world...

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