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Pittchcraft: Turning to Witchcraft in isolation

Pittchcraft: Turning to Witchcraft in isolation

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Although the practice of Witchcraft can often feel fairly solitary, with many of the practices revolving only around that practitioner’s life, Witchcraft also has a strong focus on nature and the elements.

Pittchcraft: The true history of Wicca and Witchcraft

Pittchcraft: The true history of Wicca and Witchcraft

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

It seems that even today, people only think of Witches as the villains in Disney movies. While there are many secrets surrounding the practice, it is far more rooted in established religion than many people think.

Pittchcraft: How I fit spells and rituals into college life

Pittchcraft: How I fit spells and rituals into college life

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

There are plenty of easy tips and tricks to sneaking some small rituals and Witchy practices into a student’s everyday life.

Pittchcraft: Witch representation in media

Pittchcraft: Witch representation in media

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Now that spooky season has officially ended, it is perhaps a very good time to reflect on a certain aspect of the Halloween season — Witches, and the usually negative representation of them in media.

Pittchcraft: Celebrating Samhain

Pittchcraft: Celebrating Samhain

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Halloween may be over, but the celebration of Samhain is still going strong. Samhain is a Celtic holiday celebrating the last harvest of the year from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, which historically served as the origins for the now mainstream Halloween holiday.

Pittchcraft | Magickal moments

Pittchcraft | Magickal moments

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

What’s the difference between the magical feeling most of us associate with holidays and the Magick that Witches practice everyday? In short — nothing!

Pittchcraft: Self-discovery and self-care

Pittchcraft blogger Emily Pinigis’ altar.

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

In this week’s edition of Pittchcraft, staff writer Emily Pinigis talks about how she became a Witch and offers some tips on self care, including a face mask recipe.

Pittchcraft: Lessons from a Pitt Witch

Pittchcraft blogger Emily Pinigis’ altar.

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

College is a time to create an identity for oneself. Most importantly, it has been a time for me to finally accept who I am and be proud to call myself a Witch.

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