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Are you too old for free candy?

Are you too old for free candy?

Audrey Flynn and Greta Pankratz

October 17, 2019

Students say it depends on how sweet you are... it's a mixed bag! It’s spooky season cougars! Many students are talking about Halloween and what their plans might be. Some are debating on even going trick-or-treating. As high schoolers get older, it can be a difficult decision on whether or not to k...

Hot Lettuce Episode 3: The Spooktober Spooktacular

Hot Lettuce Episode 3: The Spooktober Spooktacular

Miles Bennett

October 31, 2018

Alright fellas, get ready for the Hot Lettuce Halloween special! Guest starring the ghost of Tom Cruise (but you can't hear him cuz he's a ghost). Cast: Miles Bennett, Max Bolle, Marie Tallent and Miranda Burke Editor: Miles Bennett Thumbnail art by Finn Thompson...

Students during spooky season

A cartoon illustrates the different ways students may celebrate Halloween this year. Artwork by: Summer Yovano

Acacia Harrell and Archer Herring

October 18, 2018

According to an article called, “Ancient Origins of Halloween” on history.com, it’s believed that Halloween, Oct. 31, is a time when magic is most potent and spirits can make contact with the physical world. It originated from the Celtic festival of Samhain, Samhain and is a celebration of the...

Opinion: The spooky season is upon us

Opinion: The spooky season is upon us

November 1, 2017

Halloween, the holiday that never gets old. Halloween is a holiday that many people celebrate arguably no matter what age they are. When one is younger, they typically go Trick-or-Treating, going up to doors singing “trick-or-treat, give me something good to eat.” As the night goes on, kids fi...

Opinion: Snow Chimp or no chimp?

Photo from: history.com

Ryan Brocklehurst

November 1, 2017

-By Ryan Brocklehurst- Once you’re in high school, don’t you think you’d be over dressing up for Halloween? I don’t care whether other people do it, it’s fun to dress up, but it seems so weird to go house to house  as 17, 18 and 19 year olds, and say “trick-or-treat,” and ask for candy....

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