The Pumpkin: Traditions and Myths

By DJ Nelson, Staff Writer This time of year, in the United States, people are obsessed with pumpkins. Americans consume pumpkin in lattes (only the spice), ice cream, pie, and soup. About 2 billion pounds of pumpkin was harvested from farmers in the United States in 2017, though not all pumpkins are produced for consumption. […]

Navigating the Fear in Our Lives

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer I can probably count on one hand the number of times I have seen a truly scary film. I don’t really know how to explain my aversion to these movies, but the bottom line is that I see no appeal in startling myself. I have many friends who absolutely love […]

Origins of Voodoo

By Chanel McFollins, Staff Writer What comes to mind when you think of Voodoo? Spooky possessed objects and trinkets, Voodoo dolls, spells, demonic worshiping? As a kid, these are the things I thought about if I heard the word Voodoo, but it wasn’t until I got older that I stopped and asked myself questions to […]

Trapped Under The Glass

Courtesy of Nate Hallinan

By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief It was a warm day in Arizona, despite the fact that October had already arrived. The dirt road I was winding down was deserted, not a human or animal in sight. It may have seemed ominous if it wasn’t for how brightly the sun shone that day. My destination was out […]