Tag: Halloween

Students get festive around Halloween

by Ryah Williams The holiday season is definitely in the air on the campus of the University of Central Missouri. Halloween brought out the costumes–and also brought some snowfall, too. Many students around the campus wore their most festive costumes for the special holiday. Here is a look at a few who were out and… Read more »

United Student Housing Association hosts Halloween Bash

The sound of the Addams Family theme song could be heard throughout the party. The United Student Housing Association hosted a Halloween Bash Oct. 28 in the Union Ballroom that was bursting with fall fun. The spooky night included drinks and snacks, fall crafts and coloring, face-painting, ring toss, raffle prizes, tarot card reading and… Read more »

Halloween: The Story Behind the Masks and Candy

The streets are crawling with children and adults in costumes that cost too much money. Buckets loaded with diabetes. Friends and neighbors turn on one another in an attempt to scare each other the most. Or, you just wait until the day after for the discounted candy. So what is Halloween actually all about? We… Read more »

Halloween: An awesome reboot or an awesome sequel

Here is another remake of a classic film – but wait, this one is actually good. “Halloween” is one of the iconic slasher films made by the duo of director/composer John Carpenter and producer/writer Debra Hill. “Halloween” has been remade before. Rob Zombie’s 2003 “Halloween” received mixed reviews and made the franchise even more confusing… Read more »

The Halloween franchise: A confusing history

This October, “Halloween” returns with another reboot of the classic horror film. Simply titled “Halloween,” this newest version seems promising, featuring the return of lead actress Jamie Lee Curtis as franchise character Laurie Strode, and John Carpenter, who directed the original. Released in 1978, the original “Halloween” followed the mysterious killer Michael Myers, who is… Read more »

I ain’t afraid of no ghost!

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–Spotlight hosted “Horror University” in the Union Ballroom Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. for students to play games, eat food, make crafts and compete in the costume contest. There were many other activities, including “pin the bone on the skeleton,” “ghost bowling,” “pumpkin golf,”… Read more »