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Be thankful for family, not sales

Be thankful for family, not sales

Americans continue to prove that we are living in a material world. This year, Thanksgiving dinner for many is going to turn into Thanksgiving lunch as stores have decided to start their Black Friday deals on Thursday.

Consumer values trump family values

Consumer values trump family values

Record-breaking sales on Black Friday were marred by pepper spray attacks, attempted robberies and shootings, displaying the ultimate contradiction that defines the day after Thanksgiving.

Short holiday break keeps La Verne students local

The campus was quiet with many students gone for the short Thanksgiving break. Because the vacation amounted to only two days off this year, however, many kept their plans local.

Shoppers prepare for Black Friday

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means quickly following is the busiest and crazy shopping day of the year, Black Friday, which falls this year on Nov. 26.

Pilgrim Place remembers the past

Pilgrim Place remembers the past

Residents at Pilgrim Place in Claremont, dressed in traditional pilgrim attire hosted its annual two-day Pilgrim Festival on Nov. 13-14.

Bringing the holidays to the poor

Bringing the holidays to the poor

I cannot believe how fast the holidays are approaching. It feels like we just rang in the New Year. With our busy schedules and hectic life, it seems like everything is passing us by so much and without any room to take it all in.

Let's all do our part to fight hunger

The United States received some pretty sobering news Monday: There are more hungry people in this country now then at any other time since the government has tracked the statistic.

Christmas trumps all holidays

Christmas trumps all holidays

Visit any department store and you will be welcomed by white glowing lights, glittery red and green streamers, elegantly dressed up trees, classical festive music and signs that remind you that Christmas is on Dec. 25, lest we all forget and Christmas goes uncelebrated this year.

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