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Pumpkins Take Flight at Cal State Fullerton

Nov. 2, 2013

Pumpkin chunks and guts covered Cal State Fullerton’s athletic fields during the sixth annual Pumpkin Launch Saturday as teams fired the squash using giant trebuchets. Eighteen pumpkin-launching teams from the community and CSUF participated in the launch using a catapult, slingshot or trebuchet system, said Keith Brush, director of education at the Discovery Science Center.

The Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana and CSUF welcomed thousands of children and their families to launch pumpkins at targets and enjoy live music and grub from food trucks. Read the full article online. Content is behind a paywall and may not be available without either a subscription or a small fee.

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