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Black Friday and Thursday shopping

Marisa Hildebrand

November 27, 2014

While many families are succumbing to tryptophan comas on the living room couch, others are choosing to shop off the Thanksgiving meal; but not everyone is happy with the new Black Friday traditions.In true Black Friday fashion, the massive holiday deals now start at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving.The Vacavill...

Traveling over Thanksgiving break

Marisa Hildebrand

November 27, 2014

Known as the busiest travel days of the entire year, Nov. 26 and Nov. 30 are posed to be chaos for travelers this year."USA Today" reported that 24.6 million people will fly between Nov. 21 and Dec. 2.However, many Sacramento State students are avoiding the Thanksgiving travel congestion altogether because, as t...

Thanksgiving comes at a price

State Hornet Staff

November 26, 2014

The dear holiday of Thanksgiving died last year when retail stores made the decision to open their stores a day early. Sadly, none of us got a chance to say goodbye.Thanksgiving and Black Friday used to come hand in hand as a holiday tradition: eat an incredible feast with your family, then wake up earl...

Local shopping encouraged this season

Virginia McCormick

November 19, 2014

As Black Friday and the gift-giving season approaches, stores are gearing up for the influx of holiday shoppers.That includes Midtown Sacramento brick-and-mortar stores, of which 12 have decided to try fighting back the online shopping buzz by drumming up some unique business offers.During the month of Nov...

No more Christ in holidays

Barbara Barton decorated this Christmas wreath with a collection of Jesus themed ornaments. 

Nick Scheuer

December 5, 2012

It’s that time of year again: Starbucks has their special cups, two people were shot over a parking spot on Black Friday, obnoxious music is playing in every mall in America and the ‘Put Christ Back in Christmas’ bumper stickers are on display. It’s Christmas time! Christmas is the time of year when...