Pitt prepares for Black Friday + Holiday Gadget Guide

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Students brace for shopping season Jay Benedict | Editor-in-Chief Every year, millions of people awake from their tryptophan comas and venture into the cold dark night in search of the best deals of the year. This is the nature of “Black Friday.” Stores all over the U.S. open as early as midnight the day after Thanksgiving to let shoppers get a jumpstart on their holiday shopping, and it’s when mobs of eager consumers hit stores to get their hands on the biggest discounts they’ll find. “I bought two Invicta watches that cost about $700 each for under $200,” said Scott Whitlock, junior in marketing. Deals like this are the norm on “Black Friday” and it…