RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Halloween Prank... Posted on 11/15/13 at 9:12 AM
THE PERIPHERY An Alien-Eye View of Blackface
November 7th, 2013
Blackface is the name of an art form used in the United States' past (early 1900s on back) used to caricaturize African American humans in demeaning ways. It got its name because E... Posted on 11/7/13 at 9:45 AM
TIME AT THE TABLE Top 5 - School Parties
My friend Bri, (from Red, Round or Green) brought up a fantastic point last week. Halloween is well Halloween. Kids dress up, beg for candy (or other treats). Typically they end up with tons. It's fun... Posted on 11/6/13 at 5:07 PM
STORM TRACKER Orange Tornadoes
Last week on Halloween, 42 tornadoes were reported across the country. Most of those were confirmed with storm survives over the following days. That was the most tornadoes reported on October 31 sinc... Posted on 11/6/13 at 12:22 PM
STAFF BLOG REEL TALK MY FIVE: Best heroines of horror
In honor of Halloween, I give you MY TOP FIVE Best Heroines of Horror.
5. Rosemary, "Rosemary's Baby," 1968.
Mia Farrow brings it as the delicate woman whose only objective is to save her unborn chi... Posted on 10/31/13 at 3:45 PM
ABC’s late-night host conducted what’s becoming an annual prank during the past week, encouraging parents to tell their children they had eaten all of their Halloween candy, film the response and upload the video so he could show it on his TV show and on YouTube.
Two California high school football coaches and a teacher were suspended this week for wearing Halloween costumes that featured blackface, prompting criticism from parents and a leading civil rights organization after pictures of the event were posted on Facebook.
Minnesota State University Moorhead biology professors Ellen Brisch and Andrew Mazz Marry have “vamped up” their classes for more than 10 years with a Halloween lecture that offers biological theories behind some of the most-common monster myths like vampires, werewolves and zombies.
Even before the eerie sound effects, even before the fake gore and props, even before Mabel the Skeleton jumps out at you, The Haunted Lab on the UND campus is scary. That’s because its reputation is not exclusively make-believe. The spook house is located on O’Kelly Hall’s fourth floor, the former home to the likes of anatomy labs and dissection of animals.
What’s your favorite Halloween house? Let us know and we’ll share with everyone for a spooky good time Thursday night. Email email@example.com, tweet @gfherald with hashtag #scaryhousegf or tell us on Facebook.
There's a new twist on Halloween trick-or-treating that appears to be growing in Minnesota. Similar to tailgating at sporting events, the family-friendly "trunk or treating" events are being adopted by a handful of communities and churches across the state.
University of Minnesota officials are warning students who plan to dress up for Halloween to select their costumes with care. Student affairs advisers sent an email asking students to pick costumes that don't "perpetuate racial, cultural or gender stereotypes."
The first time I wore a black-cat costume, I knew it was “cute,” though not necessarily sexy. It was, after all, during a Girl Scout camping trip. Then, for the most part, I abandoned the tradition of dressing up until college.
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