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Halloween vs. Thanksgiving vs. Christmas

Tyler Dearman, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

The holiday season is upon us, and when it comes to choosing between Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas, everyone has a preference. Guilford students shared their favorite end-of-year holidays and...

Let your zodiac sign pick your Halloween costume

Maddy Anderson , Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Aries (March 21-April 19): You keep running back to a toxic relationship. If they’re a Gemini or a J-Name, leave them in the dirt (where they belong). This bs): You’re making moves this month–and...

As October comes rolling in, the gradual change in hue of foliage means only one thing. Fall has begun at Guilford college.

Fall evokes warm feelings, family traditions for Guilford community

Haley Madison, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

'Tis the season for pumpkin-based everything, loungewear in neutral colors and classic Halloween flicks! The fall season is ushering in a series of changes, including the now-cool weather and the variety...

Halloween and Christmas decorations side by side in a store

When should you celebrate each holiday? A student’s perspective

Maria Guerrero Hernandez, Managing Editor September 30, 2022

The holidays are coming at last this year, but every year they seem to be starting earlier and earlier. Just the other day I went to the craft stores Hobby Lobby and Michaels,  and they had all the Halloween...

Scary movies got you down? Check out some not-so-scary ones

Meghan Curley , Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Fall is here, complete with its signature spooks, freaks and pumpkin treats. For college students in post-quarantine, Halloween typically means scary movies and a gross amount of candy. However, if you’re...

carved halloween pumpkins

It’s the scary season!

Make it a spooky good time with costumes and in-person fun.
Lideah Shivley, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

It's spooky season, and Guilford students are ready to celebrate. Pumpkin spices, candy and scary movies are all the rage right now, and streaming platform Hulu even has its own section dedicated to Halloween...

Crochet pumpkins made by MariaJose Guerrero Hernandez

Why pumpkins?

The story behind these popular symbols of the season.
MariaJose Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Pumpkins have been a big symbol of fall for decades. They've taken over everything during the season, from pumpkin carving and pies to candles and lattes. There's no escaping them. But have you ever...

Beloved Halloween attractions during COVID-19

Savannah Parks, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

In the midst of a global pandemic, the major question that we ask ourselves every day is: is it too soon to reopen the world? As Halloween approaches, is it too soon to open haunted houses, spooky trails...

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Halloween costumes spark creativity within the Guilford community

Sophie Gray, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

Students often look forward to celebrating Halloween in college. While this year is unique when it comes to holidays in general, students can still have fun dressing up. Finding last-minute costumes can...

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