Halloween Origins

Halloween Origins

Have you ever thought about how Halloween came to be the Holiday that is now celebrated every year? It is interesting to see the different stories on the creation of Halloween from the students on campus. Depending on where you might have heard different tales from...
Odd October Holidays: National Chocolate Day

Odd October Holidays: National Chocolate Day

Writers: Alexis Sheely and Kaitlin Merlino October comes to a close in just a few days with many people preparing to celebrate this month’s crowning holiday, Halloween. While potential trick-or-treaters settle in for a spooky night at home because of concerns with...
Importance of Voting

Importance of Voting

Election Day is fast approaching and time is running out to register to vote. The last day to register in Pennsylvania is Oct. 19. If you are not yet registered to vote, take the next 10 minutes and get registered for this marquee election.   “I think it’s...

National Learn a Word Day

Happy Friday everybody! Not only can everyone celebrate the end of the week today, but they can also celebrate another odd holiday of October.    Today is deemed National Learn a New Word Day. Although the origins of the holiday are unknown, it is assumed that...

Odd October Holidays: National Flower Day

Oct. 7 designates “National Flower Day.” Not to be confused with the holiday celebrated on March 21, today specifically focuses on the U.S. national flower, the rose. This day marks the signing of Senate Joint Resolution 159, which adopted the rose as the national...
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