Tag Archives: Consumerism

Students Think About Consumerism this Valentine’s Day

For weeks now, store-fronts have been teeming with cards, candy and teddy bears in all shades of pink and red as a constant reminder that it is time to buy that special gift. It seems that this is exactly what Americans plan to do. The National Retail Federation has reported that collectively Americans are projected to spend $19.6 billion on ... Read More »

Black Friday Shoppers Trample the Planet and Thanksgiving

The holiday season is here. For many students that means spending time with family, relaxing and shopping on Black Friday. But has this dedication to spending time with family been lost to an opportunity to spend money instead? Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday all mix together to form a mass weekend for Christmas shopping which seems to ... Read More »