Opt out of Black Friday

 By: Xylia Lydgate Get trampled or feel alive? I know what I’ll be doing on Black Friday this year, and it won’t be shopping. Read more to find out why. On the day after Thanksgiving last year, REI closed all 143 of its retail locations, headquarters and distribution centers on the infamous American holiday, “Black Friday.” Instead of extending its hours and offering big discounts, … Continue reading Opt out of Black Friday

Where will you be on the 25th at midnight?

As the holiday season approaches, students begin to bundle up in winter clothing: trench coats, puffer vests, scarves, and you can’t forget the “boots with the fur.” However, the heavy materials and faux fur used to make winter apparel can be expensive. The last thing college students need is more expenditure, so it’s important to shop smart when you’re on a tight budget. That’s why … Continue reading Where will you be on the 25th at midnight?