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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Creative Halloween costume ideas

Cheap, fun, and safe costumes everyone can enjoy Although one of the more fun holidays, Halloween can be difficult. College age students are forced to come up with a plethora of costumes for “Halloweekend”, which is basically just an excuse to get absolutely smashed. It’s

Is a bucket or pillowcase better for collecting candy?

A bucket doesn’t take away from the costume Opinion by Frankie Spiller As Halloween rolls around, boys and girls of every age will be seen wandering the streets in festive costumes, searching for their favorite sweet treat. Many will choose to opt out of a fun and

Hocus Pocus is the best children’s halloween film

It’s tragically underrated and overlooked Once the time of spooky season is upon the human race, it’s always about the scares, the treats, and the occasional argument on whether The Nightmare Before Christmas should be watched now or later because it is the “supreme” movie of the season.

The Minority Report

For the next four days I will be in Washington D.C. attending the annual Associated Collegiate Press Conference (ACP). To say the least, the ACP is an amazing opportunity that I am so grateful to attend and be a part of amongst my Sentry colleagues,

Dark Side of Denver

For those interested in the darker history of LoDo, Dark of Side of Denver Ghost Tours opens the door to the paranormal world. Seasoned storytellers dedicate every weekend to leading people around Denver. Much of the tour occurs inside Union Station and other iconic buildings,

The evolution of Halloween traditions

With Halloween lurking just around the corner, many might wonder where their American Halloween traditions originated. Why do people carve pumpkins? Why do people dress up in costumes? Who thought candy corn was a good idea? From the beginning of these traditions around 2,000 years

Haunting hits for a spooky good time – staff picks

The Sentry’s  Halloween staff picks While this song is not a traditional Halloween bop, Cindy Lauper’s 1983 hit, “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” is a sure-fire way to make all the witches in the club start groovin’. The upbeat 80’s tune is a bubbly way to start off the spooky evening.

Words from a wallflower

Halloween used to be a big deal to me. I would rush home from school to get my costume on before the sun even went down and impatiently wait until my parents told me it was time to go out with my friends. From the

Halloween staff picks and The Teal Pumpkin Project

Lore is the perfect spooky Halloween podcast. Aaron Mahnke, creator and narrator of Lore, covers a variety of topics, from ghost stories, folk legends, and true events, all of which have spooky themes. Covering serial killers, vampires, ghosts, monsters, and more, Lore is a great