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Black Friday: Where does the name come from? What’s it all about?

Black Friday: Where does the name come from? What’s it all about?

Jack Zapfel, staff writer

December 2, 2015

When people think about Black Friday, they typically think about discounts and large clusters of people swarming stores everywhere. That's what I always thought of it as anyway. I don't think enough people understand the history behind the holiday and the meaning behind its name. “No clue,” Ben Ha...

Shopping frenzies follow Thanksgiving

Shopping frenzies follow Thanksgiving

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

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 phenomenon is known as Black Friday and it’s celebrated by Americans everywhere. However the majo...

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