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History of Halloween: When and How Did This Tradition Start?

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

October 29, 2019

Today, Halloween is seen has a fun holiday that allows people to dress up and become someone else for a night and collect as much candy as possible, but how did it start? Around 2,000 years ago when the Celts were in what is present-day Ireland, the United Kingdom, and northern France, they created Samhain....

Is UND Haunted?

Is UND Haunted?

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

October 29, 2019

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ‘tis near Halloween.”   Halloween is coming in less than a week, and this means that it is time for spooky stories. Luckily for all of you, we have some stories that will blow you away.   Last F...

This is Halloween

This is Halloween

Maddie Deshler, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The minute October arrives, Halloween vibes fill the autumn air. October becomes the month of eeriness and fear. Skeletons hang from people’s windows and doors, their bones clattering together in the wind during the late hours of the night. Incandescent outdoor lights are replaced by orange, purple ...

Legends of Terror

Legends of Terror

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion writer

October 23, 2018

The 10th Annual Legends of Terror was held this past weekend at the Grand Forks County Historical Society and featured two back-to-back nights of fright. When prospective thrillseekers arrived on the scene and made their way into the first building, they heard screams coming from every direction as ...

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