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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Students share best, worst of Halloween

Allison Little, Staff Reporter October 31, 2019

From dressing up to sweet treats, students shared their favorite, and least favorite, aspects of Halloween. Zack Archey, a freshman political science major, said he enjoys Halloween for all the costumes. “I...

Pictured is the front of Pemberton Hall.

Pemberton Hall legends continue to flourish

Corryn Brock, News Editor October 30, 2019

While many versions of the legend of the ghost of Pemberton Hall exist, the truth behind the legend may be more interesting. As one legend has it, Mary Hawkins was restless one cold night in 1917 and...

Annual Pemberton Hall Haunted House set for weekend

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter October 25, 2018

The Pemberton Hall Council will host their annual haunted house from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Pemberton Hall. Admission is $2 per person and all proceeds from the event will be donated...

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...

Haunted house to host sleepover

Staff Report March 9, 2017

  A haunted house in Ashmore will be the site of two sleepover events from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday and 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. The building is located east of Charleston on...

Sammi Curtiss, a freshman family and consumer sciences major, poses as a corpse at the Pemberton Halloween Haunts haunted house Saturday night.

Students seek spooks at haunted house

Chrissy Miller, Campus Reporter October 30, 2016

  Students attended “Halloween Haunts” at Pemberton Hall Thursday, Friday and Saturday for scares and excitement. Dara McGee, a freshman undecided major, was a member of the haunted S.S....

Candice Basista, a sophomore pre-nursing major, prepares for Pemberton’s “Haunted Hospital” on Wednesday in the basement of Pemberton Hall. Basista said this hauted house brings not just Pemberton’s residents together, but the entire campus for scary fun. The haunted house is $2 for entry.

Pemberton Hall’s ‘Haunted Hospital’ helps HOPE

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor October 28, 2015

The basement of Pemberton Hall will be decorated with bloody arms and legs at its “Haunted Hospital” Halloween weekend. The haunting starts 9 p.m. Friday and again at the same time Saturday. This...

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