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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 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.

Behind the scenes look at 13th Floor Denver

Lights dance across thick fog. The corridors cause disorientation and fear. Screams are heard in the distance. This is 13th Floor Haunted House. The haunted house, open until Nov. 9, is well worth the price of admission from $20 and up. Terrifying clowns patrol the

Stop celebrating Halloween before October

It’s a sacred event, it doesn’t need over a month Anyone who’s anyone can appreciate the mass’s love for the spookiest of seasons, even if they don’t much care for it. Halloween is simply a beloved time of year. The lights, the costumes, the pumpkins,

Trick-or-treating should stop at age 13

Leave the candy for the children It’s Halloween night, which means the day-old tradition of putting on Halloween costumes to go trick-or-treating for free candy has come and little princesses, pirates, and superheroes parade the neighborhoods in search of the best tricks and treats. But

John Carpenter | The Shape Returns | Single Review

Sacred Bones With the release of the 2018 version of Halloween, composer John Carpenter has given the classic piano theme a 21st century update with a classic 1970’s touch. “The Shape Returns” maintains the original skittery piano and adds retro-sounding synth chords in a minor

Festive foolery at the Merc’s Halloween

Big Halloween Showcase at the Mercury Cafe On the evening of this past Saturday, Oct. 27, the infamous Mercury Cafe hosted its Big Halloween Showcase with a stacked lineup of groups that spanned a variety of genres and styles and other miscellaneous performances similarly wide-ranged.