Daily Archives: November 12, 2013

Sonal Yadav, Brigham Young University

With a nip in the air, leaves changing their colour and pumpkin-flavoured foods sprouting, you know the spookiest American holiday pervades. Halloween beckons – a time of celebration and superstition. Lounging between fall and winter, the Celtic festival of Samhain believes the spirits of the dead return on this eve to damage crops and play tricks on the living.