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From “Among Us” to tacky tourists, there are creative Halloween costumes that you and your friends can dress up as this year.

Top 10 Costume Ideas for Friends in 2020

Elizabeth Wood, Social Media Manager October 31, 2020

Halloween is quickly approaching, and, if you are anything like me, you probably haven't bought a costume yet. Picking out a costume can be very stressful, so, hopefully, this article can help you and...

Jack-o’-lanterns in a field for Halloween. (Photo by WCPO)

Halloween Is the Best Holiday

Micayla Peters, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

There are so many holidays to celebrate in the USA every year such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, and so many more, so, which one is the best? Whether it’s watching movies, hanging out with friends,...

Adelaide Wilson from “Us” and Pennywise from “IT.”
Source: Marie Daire

Top 10 Horror Movies for Spooky Season

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

It's October, and unless you are a year-long horror movie fanatic, horror movies are back in season. So in preparation for Halloween and the abundance of candy that comes with it, here are the top 10 horror...

Leaves changing colors, pumpkins growing, and weather cools down; Fall is underway.

Falling Into Autumn

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer November 1, 2019

As soon as the calendar turns to Oct. 1, the first official day of the spooky season, people get excited. October marks the beginning of fall:  all of the leaves start to change, the weather cools, and...

Children and teenagers that live in your neighborhood will be lining up at the door, waiting for you to walk up with a candy bowl like this in your arms.

Should Teenagers Still go Trick or Treating in High School?

Eva Watson, Staff Writer October 31, 2019

It’s October, which means that it is spooky season. Parents are buying the big bags of candy, kids are picking out their Halloween costumes and all the houses in the neighborhood are being decorated...

Best Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor October 30, 2018

As October winds down, and Halloween lurks just around the temporal corner, the public is scrolling frantically and aimlessly through the horror genre on any and every streaming service, searching for...

Should teenagers be allowed to go trick-or-treating? The Raider Wire Staff offers their opinions on this puzzling question.

Are Teenagers Too Old to Go Trick-or-Treating?

Raider Wire Staff, Staff October 30, 2018

Holley Murray The truth is that there is only so much candy to go around. As fun as it may be for everyone to dress up in exciting costumes and collect bags full of sweets, there comes a time when the...

Even though this picture of razor bladed candy apples is staged, the dangers in real life during Halloween are not.

The Dangers of Halloween are Terror-fying!

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

Remember when you were still young enough to go trick-or-treating without being judged? After you came back home from your quest, your parents would always check your candy to make sure there was nothing...

The perfect way to get into the spooky season of Halloween is to go to a haunted attraction!

Top Five Haunted Halloween Attractions in North Georgia

Bella Angell, Features and Opinion Editor November 7, 2017

The term “haunted” has different meanings to different people, like small children may perceive carved pumpkins and corn mazes as scary while teenagers crave a larger scare factor in their pursuit...

Here, you can learn the top five things to do, books, costumes and movies! These pumpkins at Kinsey’s Family Farm capture an essence of how fun Halloween is.

Celebrating Halloween into November – Top Fives

Grace Wood, Staff Writer November 7, 2016

Halloween may be over, but it’s such a fun holiday that many continue to celebrate the spookiness well into November. These Halloween treats are what we love about this fun holiday. Now, let’s run...

Ronald McDonald, the official face of McDonald’s fast food chain, is “on hiatus” until the clown craze settles. The company made a statement on Oct. 12, saying that they intend to be “thoughtful” when planning public appearances for Ronald McDonald. (Picture from Flickr)

The Clown Apocalypse Is Here

Holley Murray, Staff Writer November 7, 2016

By now, it is hard for one to not be aware of the rumored sightings of clowns stalking around sidewalks and terrorizing communities. Reports have been made of people dressing in baggy and colorful “clown”...

Wraith of the Riverstone Reel

Wraith of the Riverstone Reel

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor January 14, 2016

Listen closely, dearest child, but surely not to me.  Listen to that breeze that blows every autumn from the hilltop, that catches your hat and plucks it from your feather hair.  It is not the wind that...

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