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SUPERstitious

SUPERstitious

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 29, 2019

This time of year is all-around eerie and spooky, and because of the overall strange vibes, superstitions arise. I don’t know about you, but weird stuff happens around this time of year.    I am not a very superstitious person, but you better believe that when it is a full moon, people sta...

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....

A shift in halloween

A shift in halloween

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

October 29, 2019

Ahh, Halloween time. I remember the days when I would dress up as a scary witch or a High School Musical cheerleader. Also, in the movie Mean Girls when everyone went to a Halloween party dressed up in scandalous costumes and Katy showed up as a scary witch? Oh, how things have changed.  Halloween no...

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 ...

Get Haunted

Get Haunted

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

October 15, 2019

‘If one door closes and another one opens, your house is probably haunted!’ This quote is one of the best ways to describe the spirit of this coming Halloween.    Halloween would not be Halloween without haunted houses. It is a holiday tradition to visit at least one haunted house during t...

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 ...

Playing in the Pumpkin Patch

Playing in the Pumpkin Patch

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

October 9, 2018

Nothing screams fall more than pumpkins, corn mazes, pumpkins and haunted houses. Imagine if there was a place where you could get your fix of fall in just one stop. If you visit Nelson’s Pumpkin Patch you can do just that. This is the patch’s 22nd season and there are many fun activities to do, ...

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