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In terms of the most popular holidays, the results of this poll may shock you.

OPINION: Ranking the worst popular holidays

GRACE LAPIERRE December 8, 2020

Out of all the popular, highly commercialized holidays in the U.S., I would say Halloween has always been my favorite. I like Thanksgiving because of the food. New Years' was my lowest-ranked holiday as...

Pullman Police officers respond to an accident on Greek Row on Halloween night. The driver was under the influence.

Officers issued infractions during Halloween night

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 2, 2020

While most of Pullman was quiet, Greek Row was filled with groups of maskless, costumed individuals and parties. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said this year’s Halloween was “milder” compared...

Adopt more black cats because they're just as sweet and cuddly as other cats.

OPINION: Adopt more black cats

PORTIA SIMMONS October 28, 2020

Black cats are associated with bad luck. Unfortunately, this superstition has affected black cat adoptions today. Ashley Phelps, Whitman County Humane Society director of shelter operations, said the...

These scary murderers still haunt us today in the form of stories, books and movies.

OPINION: Top ten spooky Victorian era murderers

GRACE LAPIERRE October 28, 2020

With Spooktober upon us and shows like “Making a Murder” popular on Netflix, there is no better time for me to share a handful of my favorite historic killers and where you can learn about them. Here...

A new list of candy for trick-or-treaters has been released in keeping with CDC standards.

OPINION: Satire: Halloween candies for 2020

MADELINE GREER October 28, 2020

2020 has been one of the most unpredictable and bizarre years of our lifetime. So, what could go wrong on the spookiest night of the year? One of the biggest topics amongst Americans is always food. We...

Individuals should find alternative activities for Halloween to keep themselves and others safe from COVID-19 exposure.

Pullman PD advises people to consider community safety during Halloween

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 21, 2020

The Pullman Police Department is recommending people celebrate Halloween at home and engage in safety precautions to protect themselves against contracting COVID-19 if they decide to go trick-or-treating. Individuals...

The Halloween-themed event hosted by the Palouse Discovery Science Center will include a 30-45 minute walk with photo opportunities throughout, along with lit up paths and sound effects.

Get your ‘spooky’ on this weekend

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 15, 2020

Palouse Discovery Science Center will celebrate Halloween with a Spooky Science Walk, which will feature hidden laboratories and photo opportunities. The event will be entirely outdoors at the science...

Halloween costumes tread a fine line every year between being funny and tasteless — it's important to keep that in mind.

OPINION: Risque Halloween costumes have gone too far

GRACE LAPIERRE October 14, 2020

Halloween is supposed to be spooky. But among college students and some other adults, it can seem like spooky season has turned into sexy season. While I have not gone out for Halloween in years, and my...

There's a reason pumpkins are the ideal fall treat — they're delicious.

OPINION: Pumpkins are fall’s ideal treat

GRACE LAPIERRE October 13, 2020

I went to get groceries, caving into my monthslong desire to eat something pumpkin-flavored, only to find Walmart and Safeway were out of pumpkin puree. So, my roommate bought me a pie pumpkin, and we...

With fall just around the corner, it's time to get in a spooky mood with a couple Halloween classics.

OPINION: Halloween’s best movies

JOEY FRANKLIN September 23, 2020

With summer turning to fall, the idea of staying inside all day and watching movies becomes increasingly enticing. Halloween and horror movies start creeping into theaters around this time of the year....

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