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CKI Haunted House, a philanthropic success

CKI Haunted House, a philanthropic success

Roxanne Yang, Contributing Reporter

November 4, 2016

Circle K International (CKI) hosted its second annual Haunted House last Friday, Oct. 28 in Thwing Center. Students had the opportunity to get in the mood for Halloween early while aiding CKI’s philanthropic efforts. This year’s event continued last year’s success. “I [had] wanted to make it bi...

Respecting each other this Halloween

Respecting each other this Halloween

October 28, 2016

College campuses have found themselves in a state of hypervisibility lately, mostly due to what some consider to be “political correctness.” Everything that happens on campus is watched, carefully, with critics eager to find any possible example to convince themselves that free speech is being whisk...

Haunted Cleveland

Cleveland's Simply His Servants will perform

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2015

Halloween only comes once a year, so it’s important to make the most of it. These are the best festive events happening this weekend in Cleveland, from the family-friendly to the downright frightening. So pull out your costume, get some friends together and hit those sinister streets. Haunted Houses:...

Halloween at Home will not return next year

Gabrielle Buffington, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2014

Halloween at Home is discontinued indefinitely. “For the foreseeable future, yes.” Colin Worden, executive president of the Class Officer Collective, uttered this statement gently and with a bit of remorse hanging onto the last word. The trick-or-treating tradition that went on for more than...

Halloween Trends and Tricks

Allison Duchin, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2014

Halloween trends change from year to year just like regular fashion trends do. However, the difference is that the general public doesn’t witness these trends until that one night occurs. There will always be the classics: witches, princesses and angels. However, last year and this year there have...

The experience of fear

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2014

Fear Experience is an appropriate name for the haunted house in Parma, Ohio, partly owned by sophomore Max Simon. From the moment you walk in actors follow you, stare at you and block your path. Which makes even to buy tickets an act of bravery. When you do, you’re tricked into thinking that the...

Films for your fearfest

Rocky horror

Winston Eng, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2014

While I’m sure you’ll be on the lookout to catch ABC’s “Charlie Brown Great Pumpkin” special, “The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror” or your annual dose of Disney’s “Halloweentown” and “Hocus Pocus,” consider the following films to round out your Halloween Horror Movie Marathon. ...

COC cancels this year’s Halloween at Home festivities

Students interact at a table at the 2010 Halloween at Home, a campus tradition which is no more.

Sruthi Meka, Contributing Reporter

September 25, 2014

The Class Officer Collective has axed popular campus tradition Halloween at Home in favor of more class-oriented activities. The event, which has been a campus tradition since the early 2000s, celebrated autumn with seasonal activities like pumpkin carving and face painting, as well as food from...

Lucius, Alpenglow celebrate Halloween at Spot Night

Anne Nickoloff, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2013

The Spot’s last show displayed an audience filled with sailors, ghouls, celebrity look-a-likes and (as with all college Halloween celebrations) plenty of cats. However, opener Alpenglow had the best costumes of the night, hands down. The five members of Alpenglow appeared on stage, with singers a...

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