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Handler Megan Smith and dog Airlie dress up as a pilot and an airplane for the Puppy Fashion Show on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, in the Cats Den at The University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Maria Rauh | Staff

Tricks and treats: UK 4 Paws for Ability hosts puppy fashion show

Kristen Roberts, Reporter November 4, 2022

On Oct. 27, the UK organization 4 Paws for Ability hosted a puppy fashion show as a new fundraising event. Service dogs in training and handlers dressed up in Halloween costumes and strutted down the...

Young trick or treaters walk down the sidewalk with their candy during Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, on Chenault Rd in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff file photo.

‘Squid Game,’ Britney Spears and fairies: This year’s Halloween costume trends

Sophia Shoemaker October 21, 2021

With Halloween quickly approaching, many UK students are making plans for the weekend and are working to find the perfect costume.  TikTok users have provided costume inspiration.On TikTok, the #halloweencostumeideas...

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Halloween got cancelled

Gavin Colton November 1, 2019

No one told Opal that Lexington had cancelled Halloween. He pulled out an old bed sheet, spread it smooth across the table and drew two circles with a black marker, feeling the distance between his eyes....

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Trick or treat, Halloween can’t be beat

Sarah Michels October 29, 2019

Halloween is undoubtedly the best holiday in existence. If you disagree, perhaps you’ve forgotten the spooky magic it brought you as a child. Let me take you back.There’s a slight chill in the late...

The Kentucky Wildcats volleyball team huddles up after the match against Florida on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky swept the Gators winning the first three sets. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Crowd helps carry the Cats in sweep over Gators

October 31, 2018

The game between the no. 11 Gators and the no. 12 Wildcats was bound to be one of the biggest games of the season, and it brought a great crowd along with it. The city of Lexington had moved its trick-or-treat...

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The best ways for college students to spend Halloween

Kayla Woodson October 31, 2018

Every year spent after our final trick-or-treat has been left floundering in an sea mediocracy.For about the first 13 years of our lives, we already knew how we were going to spend our night: Walking the...

The lighting of hundreds of jack-o-lanterns on the steps of Old Morrison is a popular Transylvania University tradition.

PumpkinMania brings tricks, treats to Lexington community

Hailey Peters October 31, 2018

People of all ages in the Lexington area participated in PumpkinMania at Transylvania University on Oct. 30 for a “spook-tacular” night of fun, frights and family.Held the night before Halloween, PumpkinMania...


Be conscious of safety on Halloween, Caturdays

By the Editorial Board October 31, 2018

Halloween is here, and soon after the toilet paper comes out of the trees and the costumes are thrown away, UK football will play the Georgia Bulldogs on Nov. 3.Holidays are usually prime time for drinking...

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