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Auntie Lee’s cures for Frat Flu

Lee Thomas, Gogo's nemesis October 28, 2021

Well Auntie Lee, I've got it. No amount of Emergen-C has been able to fix it. I've been out of commission since the weekend and really need to get back to the grind. How can I cure my Frat Flu? Ah-choo, Saturday...

Illustration by Madi Welch.

The Epic of Myles

Carmel Stephan, Famed poet October 28, 2021

On All Hallow’s Eve at the banks of Bennington Lake, stands a lanky Coloradan and his friends. Lithe of limb but calloused and toned by beginner climbing classes, clad in chacos and a Patagonia...

Photo contributed by Kaleo Toguchi-Tani.

WEB gets spooky in first virtual Halloween contest

Mo Dow , A&E Reporter November 5, 2020

The day before Halloween this year, WEB hosted its very first Virtual Halloween Contest in an effort to maintain the holiday spirit while following pandemic guidelines. Featuring a panel of judges and...

Illustration by Kiara Paninos.

Halloween in Walla Walla: Socially-distant and indoor trick-or-treating

Abby Main, Staff Reporter November 5, 2020

In past years, the evening of Oct. 31 found kids in Walla Walla trick-or-treating in the streets surrounding Whitman. On campus, professors, families and students mingled in halls outside decorated dorms....

Illustration by Anika Vucicevic

Child who received weed Halloween candy realizes he’s more of an indica kid

AQ, Stinky Doctor Woman November 7, 2019

On Thursday of last week, the day of dress-up and ghoulish delights, every clickbait-vulnerable parent’s worst nightmare came true. An 11-year-old, Little Johnny, received some assorted edibles in exchange...

Illustration by Elena Kaminskaia

Skeleton has no BODY to go to the dance with

Maude Lustig, Three Stomachs November 1, 2019

Awww, how sad :( This skeleton has no BODY to go to the dance with (get it?). One month ago the skeleton made a very public prom-posal to Jennifer Beef, the most popular girl in the senior class. They...

Juniors Sara Dong and Shubhra Tewari pose at the events photobooth (left).

Fall Festival: Celebrating the season

Sienna Axe , A&E Reporter November 1, 2019

This past weekend, students and parents alike gathered on the Stanton lawn for caramel apples, a photo booth and no less than 120 pumpkins to carve for the second annual Fall Festival, hosted by the Whitman...

Illustration by Hannah Paul

Top 5 candies to hand out for a bitchin’ Halloween

Elise Sanders, Allergic To Not Having Fun October 28, 2019

Do you feel a disconnect from this generation’s youth, so great that you don’t even know what to give them on Halloween? Well, don’t you worry. Take my advice, and your house will be the most popular...

Illustration by Tywen Kelly

A Perspective on Cultural Appropriation

Rina Cakrani, Columnist October 31, 2017

The issue of cultural appropriation has been and still is very debatable and some would say ‘controversial’, because apparently we still don’t have a clear idea of what appropriating a culture truly...

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Last North Hall “Haunted Hospital” Goes Out With a Scream

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter October 29, 2017

On October 28, North Hall hosted the final annual “Haunted Hospital” to bring in the Halloween weekend. This year’s event was particularly bittersweet for students, staff and community members...

Photo by Natalie Mutter.

North Hall continues tradition of Halloween frights for charity

Emma Cooper November 5, 2015
"But that is where I discovered that there is a simple and very satisfying joy in scaring the pants off of your friends and neighbors."

George Fox student dies after attending Halloween Party

November 17, 2014

This story was originally published in The Crescent of George Fox University on November 5, 2014. It was written by George Fox editor-in-chief Leah Abraham. This story is printed here through the Northwest...

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