UNM-Gallup students, staff and faculty celebrate Halloween with pumpkin carving, history lecture and costume contest

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By Richard Reyes | Monday, Nov. 7,2022

GALLUP, N.M. — The University of New Mexico-Gallup hosted an action-packed week of Halloween-themed events from Oct. 27 through Oct. 31.

On Thursday, Oct. 27, the UNM-Gallup Multimedia Club organized a Pumpkin Carving Contest that featured creative and messy collaborations between several students.

Then that same evening, associate professor of history Matt Mingus delivered a lecture on "The History of Halloween" to a packed atrium in the Zollinger Library.

Finally, on Halloween Day, Monday, Oct. 31, the UNM-Gallup Art Student Collective and the Zollinger Library co-hosted a costume contest featuring more than a dozen students dressed as spooky, silly and super-heroic characters.

To view photos of the events, scroll through the slideshow at the top of the page.

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