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How does Sac State’s diverse community celebrate Thanksgiving?

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Marissa Murcko

November 24, 2016

Since 2015, Sacramento State has been known for having the seventh most diverse student body west of the Mississippi River. And with Thursday being the much awaited Thanksgiving holiday, here are some ways students and faculty from different cultural backgrounds celebrate this long-standing Ameri...

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...

Alternative option for Thanksgiving will please all

Jasmine Alston

November 20, 2014

The Thanksgiving holiday is near and many students are preparing for a feast that includes turkey and ham.Those delicious entrees are the key to a perfect Thanksgiving meal, but there are some alternatives for those who do not eat meat. Vegetarians can get creative with food, whipping up tasty dishes ...

Thanksgiving meals are more than just turkey and gravy

Justyce Mirjanovic

November 19, 2014

Thanksgiving is a holiday spent eating, celebrating and spending time with family. The food plays a very important role in this holiday, with turkey being the main dish.America is very diverse and many cultures have their own type of food they choose to eat on Thanksgiving. Some cultures do not even bother...

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...

ASI creates Thanksgiving baskets for charity

Marisa Hildebrand

November 18, 2014

Sacramento State's Associated Students Inc. is hosting its eighth annual Thanksgiving food basket drive Nov. 17-20 from 9a.m.- 4p.m.To celebrate the season of thanks, organizations on campus are coming together to build Thanksgiving food baskets for local families in need.Sac State’s A-Team program assis...

Local races get communities in the holiday spirit

Marisa Hildebrand

November 17, 2014

Thanksgiving morning is commonly known for helping mom wrangle stuffing into an oversized turkey and keeping Uncle Jim away from the bourbon cabinet; but many people have also taken it upon themselves to make Thanksgiving morning a time to earn that extra slice of pecan pie by running a few miles.Rain or shine...

Giving is easy

Jaime Carrillo

November 30, 2013

A sandwich always tastes better when someone else makes it for you.It’s a universally known thing that throws modern cooking conventions out the window. A sandwich is that much sweeter when it’s made for someone who’s a little down on their luck.This Thanksgiving, before I boiled stock, peeled potat...

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