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Ordinary Evil: A Sudden Fiction Piece

Courtesy of Caitlin Collins | Dakota Student
October 26, 2020

An abandoned building left to rot; its dead roots grounded in the earth giving itself a grotesque presence. The crumbling foundation had scattered garbage and the aroma of a homeless man's piss. Large...

SUPERstitious

SUPERstitious
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...

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

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...

A shift in halloween

A shift in halloween
The difference in Halloween from our childhood to now
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...

Is UND Haunted?

Is UND Haunted?
A look inside the paranormal activity on campus
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...

This is Halloween

This is Halloween
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...

Get Haunted

Get Haunted
Visiting the Local Haunted House
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...

Legends of Terror

Legends of Terror
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...

Playing in the Pumpkin Patch

Playing in the Pumpkin Patch
A look at what Nelson's has to offer
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...

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