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EDITORIAL: Should you trust the mystic, weather-predicting rodent?

EDITORIAL: Should you trust the mystic, weather-predicting rodent?

Editorial Board February 5, 2024

Groundhog Day is a celebration celebrated on Feb. 2 every year. The celebration's main focus is on a wise, ancient groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil. Every year, they drag Phil out a of deep winter's...

Ways people ‘predict’ the weather besides Groundhog Day

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor February 3, 2019

Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow on Saturday, which, according to legend, signifies an early spring. Groundhog Day, celebrated annually on Feb. 2, was first celebrated in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania,...

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