Cassie Pfannenstiel

Cassie Pfannenstiel is an intern and senior at MSU. She has a passion for cultural and social issues, in her free time she enjoys playing polo for MSU and cracking jokes with her improv troupe.

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Halloween Town 2020

Cassie Pfannenstiel

Of all the holidays, Halloween may be the best example of an American fusion of beliefs, rituals, traditions, and cultures, brought together from both religious and pagan ideas. And, to be fair, for the kids it’s really all about the…

Q&A With a COVID-19 Survivor

Cassie Pfannenstiel

America has been facing the global COVID-19 pandemic for several months now, and though it may seem like things are returning to normal again, the threat of the virus is still very real. Even in Montana, local businesses and residents are feeling the…

What Sweet Pea Festival and SLAM Festival Will Look Like This Year

Cassie Pfannenstiel

The Sweet Pea Festival is one of the highlights of summer in Bozeman. It is a three-day, family-friendly festival with a mission of “promoting and cultivating the arts.” The festival usually features a long list of activities for people…

The Black Lives Matter Movement As An Asian American

Cassie Pfannenstiel

The issue of race in America is complex. Many communities of varying cultures exist together often without accepting one another in a meaningful way. Growing up in a multicultural home as a mixed-race child, I often felt as a cultural outsider to…