Tag: news


Tomorrow: Spread the Love…

February 13, 2013   |   Art, Events, News, Outside, Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

As most of us know, tomorrow is a very special day. Millions of people across the world will exchange candy, flowers, and gifts with their loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine.

Awww now isn’t that sweet? Yeah. It is…

But who is this St. Valentine dude and how did he get an awesome holiday named after him??? The answer is simple. Get your catcher’s mitts out. We’re about to drop some knowledge…

- Valentine was a priest during the third century in Rome. - Emperor Claudius [...] Read More >



This Is Very Random…

February 11, 2013   |   News, Outside, Uncategorized   |   1 Comment

…but very interesting! (in my opinion)

Here are some completely random facts about some completely random things! How’s that saying go? “You learn something new everyday…” 

- There are more stars than there are grains of sand on earth.

- The word “bed” looks like a bed. Also… shark

- The guy that voices Sponge­Bob SquarePants is the nar­ra­tor in Power-puff Girls.

- If you were to spell out numbers, you would you have to go until 1,000 until you would find the letter “A”.

- In the Caribbean there are oysters [...] Read More >



Now that everyone has had a chance to recover from Super Bowl weekend, we thought it would be nice to shed some positive light on the Bay Area after a tough loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

We are still very proud of our 49ers, but even more proud of our upcoming collaboration with SF Graphic Designer/Skater Benny Gold and Oregon based Pendleton Woolen Mills!

Check out the write-up on this upcoming release featured in the San Francisco Chronicle! [...] Read More >



49ers Heading to the Super Bowl!!!

January 22, 2013   |   Events, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

As some of you may know, our JanSport HQ is located right across the Bay from the beautiful city of San Francisco. That being said, we want to give a HUMONGOUS congrats to the San Francisco 49ers for making it to their sixth Super Bowl in franchise history.

The 49ers played an amazing game yesterday in which they were able to overcome a 17-0 deficit. They defeated the Atlanta Falcons, on the road, with a final score of 28-24.

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Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2012   |   Events, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Today marks the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. People all over the country are taking time out of their hectic lives to honor and remember the nearly 3,000 individuals who lost their lives on this day.

JanSport would like to honor those who lost their lives and remind everyone to never forget this day and its importance to the American people.

We all stand here today, united and proud to be part of this great country.

Never Forget.

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Sumo Wrestling in Japantown!

September 10, 2012   |   Art, Events, News, Outside, Video   |   0 Comments

This past weekend our Marketing intern went on an adventure through the streets of San Francisco and stumbled upon an EPIC event… Sumo Wrestling!!!

Yes, a free sumo exhibition featuring three of the world’s best pro wrestlers right here in the beautiful Bay Area. How could anyone pass up on that??? You’re right, they couldn’t!

This colossal event took place this past Saturday ( Sept. 8 ) at the Japantown Peace Plaza in San Francisco, CA. The event drew a large audience and was extremely entertaining [...] Read More >



Check out this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of talented Brooklyn MC, Skyzoo’s new single “JanSport Strings” brought to us courtesy of The Faculty Inc./Duck Down Records.

Skyzoo tells us how the JanSport brand played a unique part in his life, especially during his childhood growing up in Brooklyn.

A big shout out goes to Skyzoo and his team for sharing this with us! We also spotted a Right Pack Signature Series pack cameo! Very cool! CLICK HERE to listen to JanSport Strings [...] Read More >



(W.I.Y.P) – What’s in Your Pack???

September 4, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, News   |   0 Comments

This week’s W.I.Y.P post features KimmyLeGrande‘s (Memphis, TN) Navy blue Big Student pack. Check out the organization! Thanks for the awesome pic!

Wanna show us What’s In Your Pack? Email pics to: David_McIntyre-Brown@vfc.com

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Labor Day Weekend!!!

August 31, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

This Labor Day weekend we will celebrate:

- the economic and social contributions of American workers.

- the symbolic end of Summer.

- the beginning of football season!

- the last day it is okay (fashionably) to wear white or seersucker.

We hope that everyone has a long, fun, and safe holiday weekend!

Send us some cool Labor Day weekend pics and we will post them on Unzipped next week. Send pics to: David_McIntyre-Brown@vfc.com

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A Visit from Skip!

August 29, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, Music, News, Outside, Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

This week has been quite eventful for the good people here at JanSport. Back-2-School season is in full swing and (as you can imagine) things have been busy to say the least. With press releases and media events surrounding our new home and the upcoming season, there’s a lot of excitement running through the air.

But the most exciting event this week has definitely been the arrival of our co-founder, the legendary Skip Yowell. It’s always a good time when Skip comes around [...] Read More >