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Students recount Black Friday Weekend

Students recount Black Friday Weekend

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 tradition of having dinner on Thanksgiving. Edgar Navarro, 33, was looking for a 55' Westinghouse...

Thanksgiving, stuffed with colonialism and capitalism for added zest

Thanksgiving, stuffed with colonialism and capitalism for added zest

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 Americans. The capitalistic pull consumes people into buying food and gifts, and the supposed mor...

Give thanks, but know our history

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 actually came from. It has come to symbolize family togetherness, American pride, gratitude and app...

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 into Thanksgiving night. Typically, stores do not open their doors until midnight or early morning...

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 year was the first year I went shopping on Black Friday and I’m definitely going to wake up early on Friday to go again,” said Alexander Lasana, sociology ma...

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 (and my bank account!) after my splurge of purchases. I'm talking about the receipt paper, the plastic...

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