The Daily Evergreen

OPINION: Adopt more black cats

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

PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen columnist

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 first cats to be adopted are usually kittens and then adults. She explained that the most popular...

OPINION: Top ten spooky Victorian era murderers

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

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

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 are ten historic killers, although there are countless more. Jack the Ripper was a famous killer ...

OPINION: Satire: Halloween candies for 2020

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

MADELINE GREER, Evergreen columnist

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 never stop talking about it. Many fear Halloween may not be possible this year and are dying to know...

Pullman PD advises people to consider community safety during Halloween

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

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

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 should find alternative activities for Halloween to keep themselves and others saf...

Get your ‘spooky’ on this weekend

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.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

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 center’s nature loop, said PDSC Director Meri Joswiak. Groups are limited to five people, and mas...

OPINION: Risque Halloween costumes have gone too far

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

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

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 favorite holiday has been reduced to scary movie night, I still like to look at costumes. My roommate...

OPINION: Pumpkins are fall’s ideal treat

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

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

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 pureed it ourselves. While I like pumpkin things year-round and will make pumpkin bread if I can...

OPINION: Halloween’s best movies

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

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

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. Ranging from kid-friendly to intense and gory, they are almost always fun to watch. The latest scary...

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