A Brief History: Halloween — Plus 15 Facts You Might Not Know

A Brief History: Halloween Plus 15 Facts You Might Not Know by Logan Volkert Halloween is the United States’ second most celebrated holiday behind Christmas. But many people may not know the origins of Halloween—what its name means or where its traditions stem. With Halloween right around the corner, here is a brief history of the wonderfully horrifying holiday and 15 facts you might not … Continue reading A Brief History: Halloween — Plus 15 Facts You Might Not Know

A Quad Cities Halloween: 10 Things to Do

A Quad Cities Halloween: 10 Things to Doby Logan Volkert From graveyard-wandering ghosts and pumpkin patches to costumed kiddies and candy, Halloween is a holiday of celebration and of finding the beauty in the grotesque, the light in the dark, the face behind the mask. Death is natural, and Halloween reminds us that without it, life wouldn’t be nearly as special. Because of my love … Continue reading A Quad Cities Halloween: 10 Things to Do