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Just let people enjoy the holidays

Katelyn Eddington

October 31, 2019

Halloween was the other day, Thanksgiving is this month and Christmas is next month.  Obviously, everyone knows that, or do they? On social media, I have seen multiple articles and people talk about how Thanksgiving is being skipped over because of the excitement of Christmas. I have also seen people...

Students share best, worst of Halloween

Allison Little, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

From dressing up to sweet treats, students shared their favorite, and least favorite, aspects of Halloween. Zack Archey, a freshman political science major, said he enjoys Halloween for all the costumes. “I love Halloween. I love being able to dress up and just be a weirdo with everyone else,” Ar...

FEATURE PHOTO: Sometimes you just need to smash pumpkins

FEATURE PHOTO: Sometimes you just need to smash pumpkins

Zach Berger, Photographer

October 31, 2019

A trick-or-treater smashes a pumpkin during the Greeks and Treats event at Greek Court on Thursday. People were able to purchase pumpkins for only $5 at the event. The proceeds went to HOPE, the Sarah Bush Lincoln Cancer Center and the Charleston Food Pantry. 

Students share best, worst of Halloween

Allison Little, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

From dressing up to sweet treats, students shared their favorite, and least favorite, aspects of Halloween. Zack Archey, a freshman political science major, said he enjoys Halloween for all the costumes. “I love Halloween. I love being able to dress up and just be a weirdo with everyone else,” Ar...

Pemberton Hall legends continue to flourish

Pemberton Hall legends continue to flourish

Corryn Brock, News Editor

October 30, 2019

While many versions of the legend of the ghost of Pemberton Hall exist, the truth behind the legend may be more interesting. As one legend has it, Mary Hawkins was restless one cold night in 1917 and went to the fourth floor of Pemberton Hall to play the piano when a disgruntled janitor came up behi...

This is how adults celebrate Halloween

Megan Keane, Columnist

October 30, 2019

If you’re anything like my family and me, Halloween is a big deal. In my household, we love horror movies, scary decorations and freaking each other out. When my siblings and I were younger, our parents would throw a big Halloween bash for our family. We used to bob for apples, and have cute, but sca...

Embrace death; it’s a part of life

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

As young vibrant college students, we don’t usually think about death on a regular basis as anything more than an abstract concept. For the most part we aren’t writing wills, choosing caskets or thinking about what we want to be dressed in at our wake. We as a society don’t like to contemplate our own ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Trick or Treat in a safe way

Staff Editorial

October 30, 2019

Halloween is a night that we at The Daily Eastern News all look forward to. The costumes, the candy and the spookiness of it all makes this holiday a special one for not just youngsters but adults as well. With that being said, there are times where people will go to destructive lengths on Halloween...

PHOTO GALLERY: The spookiest of Ashmore Estates

PHOTO GALLERY: The spookiest of Ashmore Estates

Elizabeth Wood and Anya Porter

October 30, 2019

Eastern celebrates Halloween

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018

In modern America, Halloween is a time for trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving and embracing all that is spooky in the world, but it was not always as simple as that. Halloween is deeply rooted in history, has been affected by our culture and, consequently, our culture has been affected by it, too. ...

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