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Cancel in-person Black Friday shopping

On the left is a sign inside of Nordstrom at the SoNo collection. On the right is a screenshot of the websites’ deals sharing those deals through Dec. 1 because of the lack of customers planning on coming on Black Friday, so they are extended Cyber Monday.
November 25, 2020

Shoppers crowd the entrances at malls all over town to seize the greatest bargain deals. There is nowhere to walk, and people are jammed in front, behind and to the side of you. Clothes fly off shelves,...

COVID-19 forces shoppers to rethink Black Friday plans

Black Friday, 2019. Customers line up outside Best Buy, waiting for the doors to open. Sales include items such as phones, headphones, cameras and computers.
November 23, 2020

Black Friday, considered an annual holiday to any shopping addict, has a whole new look this year due to rising COVID-19 numbers across the country. Although some may take the risk to go out, many will...

Students share perspectives on Black Friday

Students share perspectives on Black Friday
November 29, 2017

By Sasha Narang and Erin Lynch '18

The “right” way to go Black Friday shopping

November 23, 2016

By Bailey Blaikie '19 How to go Black Friday shopping while avoiding the insanity of long lines and outrageous shoppers Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving, is the day to score the best...

Shopping frenzies follow Thanksgiving

Shopping frenzies follow Thanksgiving
November 30, 2014

After a humongous Thanksgiving feast, many people are stuffed to the point of thinking they might never be able to get up again. However, there is one incentive for them to get up the next day. The...

5 ways to bounce back from the Thanksgiving binge

5 ways to bounce back from the Thanksgiving binge
November 26, 2014

It happens to all of us: squeezing and squirming to buckle your jeans you fit into last week as your food baby belly hangs. Thanksgiving meals are a carb overload binge filled with greasy gravy, creamy...

Sweet deals come with bitter regrets

 Sweet deals come with bitter regrets
November 10, 2014

I bend down to double-knot my laces. Scratch that—I go straight for the triple-knot. I fill my CamelBak HydroTanium water bottle to the brim—I’m going to need to stay hydrated. I hoist my premium,...

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