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The Spirit of Holiday Feasting as Told by Joey Tribbiani

Thanksgiving is around the corner and who better than to show you how to prepare for time spent with friends and family, feasting than the Sandwich King himself, Joey Tribbiani. Sometimes it’s okay to play with your food.   If ...

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A meat-free Thanksgiving, but why?

Mashed potatoes and gravy, a warm dinner roll, stuffing, pumpkin pie, yams, green beans and Tofurky. Wait, Tofurky? Let’s take a step back. Let’s start off with honesty and allow me to admit that I’m biased. My argument will get ...

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Are you ready for the turkey and deals?

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Festival brings Armenian culture, food

The Armenian Food Festival held its 9th annual celebration Saturday at the Fresno Armenian Home. The festival, which went from 10 a.m. to midnight, started out as a family gathering among Armenians in the Fresno community but has grown to ...

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Black Friday turnout decreases from previous years

Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz, of the Chicago Tribune, contributed to this report.   After growing for several years, the all-important Black Friday shopping weekend took a double-digit tumble, recent figures from the National Retail Federation show. With retailers offering steep discounts early ...

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Is Gray Thursday the new Black Friday? Holiday shopping season starting earlier than ever

Many businesses nationwide will open their doors for shoppers as early as Thanksgiving morning this year, stirring different opinions about whether the decision is appropriate. Prominent stores in Fresno including Macy’s, Best Buy, Target and Wal-Mart will be opening for ...

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Thanksgiving from a Native American perspective

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, guest speaker Dr. Cornel Pewewardy of Portland State University spoke on campus Tuesday, discussing the historical and cultural implication of the holiday from a Native American perspective. A member of the Comanche and Kiowa ...

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Reckoning: The true economic toll of Black Friday

Is it just me or was Black Friday not the news fodder that it was last year? I mean, in years past, the antics of shoppers were front and center on the 6 o’clock news. Journalist and columnist wrote about ...

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Students work long holiday hours

Fresno State students said they are busier than ever this Thanksgiving weekend working early Black Friday shifts instead of spending time with family.

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Getting to know your food before the holidays

There is one thing in our lives that is always there; everywhere, every day, in one form or another. That is food. America is the melting pot of different cultures and ethnicities. Consequently, it is a melting pot of recipes ...

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Searching for Thanksgiving on Black Friday

Thanksgiving approaches; my most favorite holiday! I recall the rapturous scent of pumpkin pie and roast Turkey. I delight at the sight of my father walking around the house lighting various orange, red and brown candles, while some not-too-Christmassy tunes ...

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Food drive a competition for clubs on campus

Fresno State’s November Food Drive was organized to put a little more on the plate for people in local communities this holiday season

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Businesses prep for holiday rush

Preparations for small and large businesses are well under way for this holiday shopping season and Black Friday.

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Charities bring hope

Fresno nonprofits are getting ready for Thanksgiving in charitable ways this year, and there are many ways students can get involved with community service events this holiday season.   Convoy of Hope Thousands of guests from across the community will ...

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Getting in the spirit of the (fall) season

A handful of movies to get you in the leaf-changing, crisp air joy of autumn! “To Kill A Mockingbird” (1962) This film is not only great for its story about coming of age in Depression-era Alabama, but also exemplifies the ...

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Holiday eating poses considerable health risks

Underneath the comfy sweaters and stuffed between the sugar cookies and chocolate treats, holiday festivities all have one thing in common that many people wish they could ignore: weight gain.

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Student employees affected by Black Friday

While many families are preparing for their Thanksgiving feast, some people are looking forward to what happens after the feast: Black Friday. Some people love it and others hate it.

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Thanksgiving Day’s hidden history

Every year families across America come together on the fourth Thursday of November to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. However, many don’t realize what lies behind the holiday.

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