The State Hornet

History behind the scary jack-o-lantern tradition

Marisa Hildebrand

October 30, 2014

Pumpkin carving is a tradition many students grew up with and still use to celebrate the coming of fall and Halloween, but few may know the origins of the carving tradition. The origins of Halloween jack-o-lanterns started in Ireland with the Celtic Harvest Festival of Samhain. Sacramento State hi...

Recipe: Pumpkin bread

Recipe: Pumpkin bread

Justyce Mirjanovic

October 23, 2014

Pumpkins have been a tradition of fall for as long as most people can remember. Not only are they used for carving during Halloween, but they are very useful for cooking-- Pumpkin can be used to make a number of things such as soup, desserts, pies, and bread.Pumpkin bread is perfect because it is not...