Halloween is tonight and the University of Saskatchewan has faculty members who can add expertise to your holiday stories.
Kids I ate your candy: Halloween can be a time of indulgence and Gordon Zello, a professor in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, can offer a few ideas and tips for parents on how to handle the oodles of candy their kids bring home tonight. Jennifer.email@example.com or 306-966-1851.
Candy is big business: Canadian consumers are spending big money on Halloween. In Oct. 2015, monthly sales of candy and snack foods totaled $419 million across the country. Stormy Williams, a professor in the Edwards School of Business, explains what has become the culture of Halloween. 306-966-8423 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Magic, demons, witches: Professor Frank Klassen can address society’s interest in the supernatural, as well as magic, possession and witchcraft as they relate to religion. email@example.com or 306-966-1851.
The trick to working off those treats: Want to know how many burpees are needed to burn off those mini chocolate bars you just ate? Jason Weber, co-ordinator of the Human Performance Center in the College of Kinesiology, has some suggestions on exercises that might make you think twice about how many bite-size treats you consume. firstname.lastname@example.org
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