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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Black Friday in the time of COVID

Black Friday in the time of COVID

Alison Walters November 18, 2021

As COVID-19 continues to loom over us this holiday season, consumers and retail workers are altering their personal regulations in order to create a safe experience for Black Friday on Nov. 26. Some shoppers...

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A family reunion 1.5 billion years in the making

Cameron Luker November 20, 2019

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and so is, arguably, the most American holiday: Black Friday.What could be a better way to follow a day dedicated to being thankful for what we have, than a day...

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Avoid mass waste this Black Friday

Kelly Walker November 23, 2018

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, everyone seems ready for the Christmas season, especially with all of this unprecedented cold weather.  Conveniently, today is Black Friday: the day that we can...

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Advice for the smart Black Friday shopper

Sarah Halsey November 21, 2018

Black Friday is an annual American tradition like no other. Americans rush out of their homes at ungodly hours to save money while shopping. Black Friday shopping is here once again, and it is a favorite...

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Focus on being thankful, not on shopping, this Thanksgiving

Sarah Halsey November 21, 2018

It has been a long semester, and for many Thanksgiving is a great way to alter your perspectives on your circumstances. Although the holidays can be hard for some people because of family issues or other...

Shoppers line up outside Fayette Mall for Black Friday shopping on Friday, November 24, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Local shoppers go to extremes for Black Friday deals

Rick Childress November 24, 2017

Deal-hungry masses braved the cold for hours outside Fayette Mall during the morning leading up to Black Friday."I actually came last night around 11'o clock," said Jayden Pennington, who was first in...


Patagonia to donate all Black Friday sales profits

Madison Rexroat November 24, 2016

The clothing company, Patagonia, announced Monday that it will donate 100% of its Black Friday profits to grassroots environmental groups.The proceeds are expected to go beyond $2 million, including sales...


Leave deals for Black Friday

Rosie Ecker November 6, 2016

It’s been a tradition for my sister, mom and me to fully partake in Black Friday every year. Watching my sister tear through the advertisements on Thursday morning is just part of what Thanksgiving is...

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