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Shopping on Black Friday Weekend

Shopping on Black Friday Weekend

Hannah Lee

December 3, 2017

ophomore Kevin Sun woke up at 5 a.m. and drove to Valley Fair as others remained asleep after Thanksgiving day. Despite there being long lines, he eagerly waited among the many other shoppers to score Black Friday deals at his favorite stores. “Black Friday is more important than Thanksgiving to me,” Su...

Just another Friday

Illustration by Ilena Peng

Ilena Peng

November 18, 2015

ach November, I’m bestowed with a beautiful gift known as Thanksgiving break, what’s supposed to be a cornucopia of food, sleep and fun. And among those two short school days off is Black Friday — a day that is much too hectic for me to even step outside. A few years ago, I swore I’d never a...

What really happens on Black Friday for a family of avid shoppers

What really happens on Black Friday for a family of avid shoppers

Vanessa Qin

December 1, 2014

 —a day in which people blow their money on countless things they don’t need, right after the day they spend being thankful for what they have. Customers wait in the freezing cold, all in hopes of being the first to get that 50 percent off deal or $100 off perk. To be quite honest, I, along with...

Pulse: Black Friday

Amrutha Dorai

November 28, 2013

Students’ Black Friday spending habits by the numbers. Read More »

VIDEO: The Ritards spread Christmas cheer

They performed many Christmas and classic songs at their annual concert in Santana Row on Nov. 25. The Ritards had a private audition with the producers of 'America's Got Talent'. If accepted into the next level, they will be on television. Photo by Karishma Mehrotra.

Karishma Mehrotra

November 26, 2011

    On Nov. 25, high school vocal ensemble The Ritards performed its annual concert at Santana Row from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.. The a capella group showcased an array of Christmas and classic songs to a large audience on Black Friday, including “Yesterday” by the Beatles and “...

VIDEO: The Black Friday down the street

Akshay Agrawal

November 26, 2011

MVHS students joined the rest of the country in the Black Friday frenzy on Nov. 25. As students passed each other in the halls of the shopping centers, El Estoque sought their opinions on the Black Friday tradition. Was it worth waiting in a line for three hours in 38 degree Fahrenheit weather or are...

Black Friday 2008

Black Friday 2008

Ingrid Chang

November 26, 2008

A flash presentation to help you find the best deals this Friday.  ...