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My first Black Friday in retail

Megan Toman, Staff Writer December 10, 2015

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work at Kohl’s retail store for Thanksgiving and Black Friday? It can be both rewarding and a complete nightmare. I was hired at Kohl’s over a month ago;...

Black Friday illustration

Thanksgiving no longer about thanks

Timothy Witt, Staff Writer November 26, 2015

The holiday season is finally here and with it, a concoction of advertisements and controversy. As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, it’s the traditional holiday’s younger sibling, Black Friday that...

Retailer REI opts out of Black Friday

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor November 10, 2015

Planning on buying discounted hiking boots or a backpacker’s bag from REI this Black Friday? Think again. REI has decided to not participate in Black Friday madness this November 27. Black Friday...

Holiday shopping craze begins well before Black Friday

Daniel Herron, Multimedia editor November 26, 2013

It seems in recent years the holiday season has been expanding. Christmas decorations can be seen even before Halloween. It’s as though the rabid commercialism of American consumers has caused the holiday...

Black Friday taking away from family

Ilham, Staff Writer December 3, 2012

I am glad I experienced this American celebration of gratitude for life’s blessings, with my mentor family. At Thanksgiving, people get together with their families, eat turkey and watch football on...

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