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Eerie ensembles: College students craft costumes at home

Davis Kuhn and Josie Manns dressed up as Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy from “Spongebob,

By Sarah Connor, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Students dressed up in outfits ranging from cartoon characters to sexy nuns walked to and from Sorrento’s and mingled in Oakland basements this weekend — but one student in particular stuck out from the group. Attracting attention with massive, floppy ears and a large trunk, Joey Valentino, a sophomo...

Are sexy halloween costumes really empowering?

By Dylan Abbott / Staff Writer

October 30, 2013

As my first American Halloween approaches, I am struck by the dedication and enthusiasm given to this festivity.Pumpkins have invaded all walks of life. Fake cobwebs hang in places where fake cobwebs rarely hang. Comical skulls and ghosts are decoratively scattered across homes and shops. I have never ...

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