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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: Pumpkin spice has gone too far

The ubiquitous pumpkin spice seems to be everywhere during fall — but it might be time for it to go. From pastries to lattes to Frappuccinos, all things pumpkin-flavored have grown stale and passe.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

September 17, 2020

Fall is upon us. Along with the leaves turning brown, Halloween season and the beginning of school comes one more player — pumpkin spice lattes. I have never understood the hype behind pumpkin spice lattes until this fall. I drank my first PSL (pumpkin spice latte) before my first day of class, an...

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