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Eastern celebrates Halloween

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018

In modern America, Halloween is a time for trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving and embracing all that is spooky in the world, but it was not always as simple as that. Halloween is deeply rooted in history, has been affected by our culture and, consequently, our culture has been affected by it, too. ...

Let kids be happy, dress up how they want for Halloween

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

October 31, 2018

It’s that time of year again: the time where everyone gets offended over children dressing up as their favorite people for Halloween. I’ll never understand why people get so bent out of shape about children dressing up as someone of a different race or a different gender. I see so many Faceb...

Be safe this Halloween

Staff Editorial

October 31, 2018

It’s finally Halloween: a time where all these beautiful college-aged fiends find an excuse to dress up as a favorite 2018 meme and drink more than our fair share of “witch’s brew” on a Wednesday night. Ah yes, a time for parties, 10-minute make-it- yourself costumes and green colored punch th...

Turning 21 and Halloween all in a week

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

October 29, 2018

In St. Louis where I grew up, it is a tradition for trick-or-treaters to tell a joke before they are given candy on your doorstep. On a busy night, you might hear 50 to 100 jokes. A lot of the trick-or-treaters are too young to get the humor but are happy to tell a joke in exchange for candy. Like ...

Sean Says: Blackhawks make a good costume

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 2, 2017

Halloween is a time to go all out. And as a senior in college, I finally embraced the weekend and actually did go all out. In previous years, I just threw something together last minute and ended up basically just doing the bare minimum. For this year’s get-up, I needed serious commitment from...

Stay safe this Halloween

Staff Report

October 26, 2017

It is the spookiest time of the year, and the air is filled with spirits, tricks and treats. Although Halloween allows us the chance to overdose on sugar and step into someone else’s shoes, it is important to remember to take this weekend with caution. The staff at The Daily Eastern News has...

Local costume designer prepares for Halloween

Local costume designer prepares for Halloween

Qian Cheng, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017

As Halloween draws near, many students and residents are trying to find a costume or make arrangements for a fun night out. But for Jayne Ball-Saret, it means putting out decorations and setting up shop because it is her busiest time of the year. Surrounded by a variety of characters and costumes...

Annual Fright Night Concert to take place Sunday

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

October 26, 2017

Music, a costume contest and a variety of different programs are what audience members can expect during this year’s Fright Night concert 6 p.m. on Sunday. Dan Crews, interim director of programming, publicity and promotions at the Doudna Fine Arts Center, said the event is Eastern’s Symphony Orch...

Film festival to kick off week with horror theme

Madalyn Schoonover, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2017

Now in its 13th year, the Embarras Valley Film Festival kicks off this week with the theme “Nights of Horror and Thrills.” The festival takes place from Wednesday through Saturday, with a screening of a different film each night. According to a press release, it will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday...

Campus haunted house to bring Halloween spirit, benefit HOPE

Hannah Myers, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2017

  The Pemberton Hall Council will get in the Halloween spirit to benefit Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education with a haunted house. This year’s haunted house will be from 8 to 11 p.m Friday and Saturday in the Pemberton Hall basement. The theme for the house is “Haunted Carn-Evil.” “You...

Students paint pumpkins with President Glassman

Students paint pumpkins with President Glassman

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2017

Registered Student Organizations and groups of friends gathered Monday to get into the fall spirit by painting pumpkins with Eastern President David Glassman. Student Government hosted Pumpkins with the Prez, an activity that is a part of Prowlin’ with the Prez, in the University Ballroom of the...

‘Haunted Hike’ hunts for help

Mercury Bowen, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2017

The Douglas-Hart Nature Center is seeking volunteers for the seventh annual “Haunted Hike” on Friday and Saturday. The event will be a Halloween celebration including a hike filled with costumed characters on the center’s trails, a hayride and a campfire. According to Jennifer Tariq, the...

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