Thanksgiving gets an international flavor

On Tuesday, Northeastern’s Inter­na­tional Stu­dent and Scholar Insti­tute cooked up a tra­di­tional Thanks­giving meal for stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff, who also learned about the holiday’s his­tory and culture.

3Qs: On ‘Black Friday,’ will retailers see green?

With Thanks­giving set for tomorrow, ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’ are just around the corner. Given the cur­rent eco­nomic uncer­tainty, will con­sumers still turn out in droves to take advan­tage of the hol­iday sales and one-​​day deals? We asked Fleura Bardhi, asso­ciate pro­fessor of mar­keting in the Col­lege of Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion, to examine how con­sumers and retailers will approach Black Friday shop­ping and pro­mo­tions this year.

WeekendWatch: Turkey, Black Friday and more!

Campus may feel rather empty this weekend, with scores of stu­dents flocking back home for the Thanks­giving long weekend. But if you’re staying around campus, there are still plenty of ways to make the most of the hol­iday, thanks to a full slate of activ­i­ties spon­sored by Stu­dent Affairs.