The Runner

Students deserve week off for Thanksgiving

Hana Ayoub

November 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Opinions Writer Thanksgiving break is a time to surround yourself with family and friends, not to focus on school. California State University of Bakersfield only gives its students two days of the week off, and one of tho...

Feel blessed, but keep in mind the oppressed

November 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

By Triandous Hobson Reporter     It’s only a couple days until Thanksgiving so you know what that means? It’s Christmas time.    Just kidding, it means that it’s that time of year to gi...

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...

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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