The Orion

Many working students now trapped by holiday retail jobs

Students are stuck working retail for the holidays.

Natalie Hanson

November 13, 2017

The decorations are out, the lines are packed and the Christmas music is already playing. You know what that means. The two most mind-numbing months of the year for students who work in retail are here. After experiencing two holiday seasons as a full-time student, I have nothing but awe for those...

Brick and mortar stores can not compete

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Evan Roberts and Briana Mcdaniel

November 2, 2016

Certain products and technologies throughout history have completely revolutionized the market. The printing press vastly changed the process of dissemination of information, the marine chronometer greatly advanced sea navigation and the telephone launched communication speeds forward. Online stores, ...

Who said holiday shopping has to be hard?

Illustration by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

December 10, 2015

With the holiday season comes what seems to be an endless list of relatives you have yet to buy gifts for. Long lines, out-of-stock items and disastrous sales floors can be a turnoff, but knowing how to tackle holiday shopping the right way can eliminate the stress that is often unavoidable when trying to...

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