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…

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…

Trapped Under The Glass

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…

A Harrowing History: Ghost Tour at the Orpheum

By Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer   Writer’s Note: Disappointingly, most of the photos taken turned out blank or obscured by some strange light. I have…

Why Many Africans Do Not Celebrate Halloween

By Bethany-Angel Chijindu, Staff Writer Growing up in Nigeria and living in both Zambia and Kenya, Halloween was not a commonly celebrated holiday. This is…

Super Spooky Superstitions

By Bryce Bower, Staff Writer I have spilled salt, walked under a ladder, broken a mirror, and had a black cat cross my path. To…

Top Halloween Costumes for T-birds

By Mary Grace Richardson, Editor-in-Chief It’s crunch time for deciding on Halloween costumes to wear this weekend. Though all year your conversations have probably been…

5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween if You Don’t Like Being Scared

By Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer I’ll be the first to admit that I find no joy whatsoever in being scared. I’ve never understood the fascination…

Holiday Economics: The Narratives that Got Us Shopping

By Youfeng (Gloria) Pan, Staff Writer Halloween is coming. All the department stores are decorated Halloween-themed. All the pumpkins are in place. Cookies are colorful…

Debt and Pumpkins: Two Things to Be Sure of This Fall

By Mary Grace Richardson, Staff Writer The current U.S. debt exceeds $19 trillion. Under present conditions, the country’s federal debt will surpass its entire annual…