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Black Friday overshadows Thanksgiving

November 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

By Riley Heffernan Reporter  Every November, American families come together to celebrate perhaps the most important holiday regarding our national culture: Black Friday. In the past, the U.S. would customarily celebrate “Th...

Working on Black Friday can take a take a new toll on you

Marisel Maldonado

November 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Assistant Photo Editor It is now November, which means that the biggest holiday season of the year is among us. It’s the time of year when families and friends get together to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company. The tim...

Preparing for Black Friday

November 20, 2014

Filed under Opinion

By Andrea Peña It is that time of year again. It’s the season of holiday cheer and Black Friday shopping. Every year millions of people go out the day after thanksgiving to go shopping. What people don’t know is that...

Runner on the Street

November 7, 2014

Filed under Runner on the Street

This week, The Runner asked: Should stores start Black Friday on Thanksgiving or should employees have that time off to be with their families? “I think it depends on the individual person. If they choose to work on black...

Black Thursday

November 7, 2014

Filed under City, Opinion

By Andrea Calderon Retail stores seem to be opening earlier each year on Black Friday. Some retail stores go as far as starting Black Friday the day before. Many of California State University, Bakersfield students work...

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