Dress like a Panther at The Panther Clawset
Are you ready to be a Greenville super-fan? Are you ready to rep your school and its colors? If so, The Panther Clawset is...
Unbeatable Student Deals: Clothing Store Edition
It’s pretty much become a fact of life that being a college student is anything but cheap. At this point in the semester, many...
Do You Know Who You’re Wearing?
Have you ever put much thought into who actually makes your clothes? This used to be a question we didn’t have to ask. We made...
With Thanksgiving just a few days away, people are probably getting pretty excited – for some time off of work and school, delicious food (and lots of it), football, and an early start on some Christmas gift shopping. Black Friday is just around the corner, coming with the promise of good deals, long check-out lines, huge crowds, and possibly injuries and violence. Spending less money is a good thing, but at what point will we stop and wonder if it is worth the Black Friday chaos?
The Features writers are so excited to have the opportunity to work together to tell you all about a classic holiday tradition. Shopping. The good, the bad, and the ugly, we've covered all parts of the holiday we've unofficially named "Thankshopping."
American Consumerism at an All Time High
One of the definitions of consumerism from Dictionary.com was, “The concept that an ever-expanding consumption of goods is advantageous to the economy.” This definitely describes a lot of America. Consumerism and materialism have grown in the country to the point that people are never satisfied. They always need more. Maybe consumerism is good for the economy. But it is not good for people.