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Avoiding black eyes and empty pockets: How to navigate this year’s Black Friday chaos

Avoiding black eyes and empty pockets: How to navigate this year’s Black Friday chaos

By Tamar Mosby, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2019

With Thanksgiving closing in on us, every deal hunter’s favorite holiday, Black Friday, is approaching as well. During Black Friday, shoppers are able to purchase things that may normally be very expensive and even things that are moderately priced at a discount.

Gus Bode’s top ten things to do after Thanksgiving (Hint: Sleep)

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By Gus Bode, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2019

Since you can't sell Thanksgiving costumes to children (at least not successfully,) retailers often overlook one of the U.S.'s biggest holidays. Well, at least one of SIU's biggest, since we got a whole week off.  Whether it's Black Friday shopping, seeing the latest Disney movie or asking where all the pumpkin pie went, we all have consistent rituals and habits every year after Thanksgiving. Here's our top 10 picks.

Questions you’ll end up dodging during Thanksgiving break

Questions you’ll end up dodging during Thanksgiving break

By Isabel Miller and Erin Douglas

November 25, 2019

Questions you'll end up dodging during Thanksgiving break

Thanksgiving watchlist: Parasite, Charlie’s Angels, more

The Kim family (From left: Choi Woo-sik, Kang-ho Song, Hye-jin Jang and So-dam Park) in

By Kyler Guebert, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

For much of my life, this last stretch of the year seems to be the time where I watch a lot of films, probably too many to be honest. 

Stay stylish without breaking the bank: Top 5 budget-friendly stores in Carbondale

Jane’s Consignment offers a variety of women’s clothing and even shoes on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 in Carbondale, Illinois.

By Tamar Mosby, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

As an SIU student, I feel finding places to shop for clothing in Carbondale can be difficult limited choices available, and strict budgets most of students are in.

Community college always gets a bad reputation

Professor David Cochran addresses his history class’ question about their upcoming exam at John A. Logan on Nov. 1, 2019 in Carterville, IL

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Community Colleges Provide Cheaper Tuition, Trade Degrees and Opportunities for Undecided and Non-Traditional Students

Winter is coming: Clothing you should have ‘throne’ back into your closet by now and what never should’ve left it

Winter is coming: Clothing you should have ‘throne’ back into your closet by now and what never should’ve left it

By Tamar Mosby, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Fall is a season where you can get creative with what you wear by combining your summer and winter wardrobes, but with the weather this year changing so quickly, the opportunity to get the final wear out of your summer clothes has essentially disappeared.

In the war room with Warfel: Is SIU playoff bound?

Saluki running back Javon Williams Jr. reacts after scoring a touchdown on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 during the Salukis' 35-10 win against the Youngstown State Penguins.

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

For fans who listened to the radio broadcast of the SIU football game on Saturday, Mike Reis said something that brings joy to Saluki fans alike.

Animal Report: Native bees are in danger

Honey bees huddle in preparation for the upcoming colder months on Friday, Oct. 11, 2017 in Waverly, Illinois

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2019

Over 200 species of bees can be found in southern Illinois alone; however, due to irresponsible insecticide use and loss of habitat, bee populations are declining fast.

In the war room with Warfel: The line between facts and opinions

From left, The San Francisco 49's Eli Harold (58), Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before their a game against the Dallas Cowboys on October 2, 2016, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Photo courtesy of Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group/TNS.

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

Politics in sports has become commonplace. You can turn on the television and see Lebron James talking about his opinion about President Donald Trump.

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is a hilarious, bloody, fun film

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By Kyler Guebert, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

When it comes to long-awaited sequels, good ones are hard to find. For every “Incredibles 2” or “Halloween” (2018), there’s a “Zoolander 2” or “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.” It’s incredibly difficult for filmmakers to capture the magic of the film before it, especially after so much time between installments, writes staff writer Kyler Guebert.

In the war room with Warfel: October is the best sports month

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By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

Right now is the best time to be a sports fan, it is that time of the year where most of the professional leagues are playing all at the same time.

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