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A look at the history of the Salem Witch Trials

A look at the history of the Salem Witch Trials

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

Sarah, Winifred, and Mary Sanderson. You might know them as the witch sisters from the classic 1993 movie “Hocus Pocus,” but they were actually real people that the movie was loosely based upon. Although...

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Origins of Halloween

Origins of Halloween

Teagan Knutson, Photographer November 4, 2020

On October 31, Halloween is celebrated globally, but the origins of this holiday are often overlooked or forgotten. Halloween originated from the Celtic holiday Samhain (pronounced saa-wn) that marked...

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QUIZ: Which Halloween character are you?

QUIZ: Which Halloween character are you?

Teagan Knutson, Photographer October 30, 2020

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Covid crashed Halloween: like everything else, expect things to be different this year

Covid crashed Halloween: like everything else, expect things to be different this year

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer October 5, 2020

In 2019, the total spending on Halloween was $8.8 billion. According to CNN, that's an average of $86.27 spent per person on Halloween decorations, costumes, and other products. Every year, children across...

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