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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 love Halloween. I love being able to dress up and just be a weirdo with everyone else,” Ar...

Pemberton Hall legends continue to flourish

Pictured is the front of Pemberton Hall. Mark Hudson, director of housing and dining, tells stories of Eastern's legendary ghost Mary Hawkins.

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 went to the fourth floor of Pemberton Hall to play the piano when a disgruntled janitor came up behi...

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 to HOPE of East Central Illinois. Imani Ryan, president of the Pemberton Hall council and junior family ...

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...

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 Illinois Route 16, at 22645 E. Co. Rd. 1050 N. in Ashmore. Tickets are $75 per person for the Friday...

Students seek spooks at haunted house

Sammi Curtiss, a freshman family and consumer sciences major, poses as a corpse at the Pemberton

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. Pemberton crew. McGee is the Residence Hall Association representative for Pemberton’s Hall Council,...

Pemberton Hall’s ‘Haunted Hospital’ helps HOPE

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.

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 is the third year Pemberton has brought a haunted house to campus. Each year the residence halls...

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