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Pitt News editors rank the top 10 scariest things they saw this Halloween — including party hunting in South O and $80 Uber rides.

Editorial | The top 10 scariest things we saw this Halloween

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 31, 2021
Despite the unusually warm weather and midterm burnout, Halloween still arrived. Here are the scariest things we saw this Halloween weekend.
Characters at Scare House Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh’s Halloween attractions up their scare game this year

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer October 26, 2021
The memory of midterms isn't the only thing working its way into students’ nightmares this Halloween season. ScareHouse and Kennywood’s Phantom Fall Fest, among other local haunted houses, have plenty of season-worthy scares for students.
Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

By Sarah Liez, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Halloween in college is an entertaining distraction from the problems of young adult life.
“Buzzfeed Unsolved” hosts talk supernatural and true crime content creation

“Buzzfeed Unsolved” hosts talk supernatural and true crime content creation

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer October 30, 2020
Broadcasting from their respective bedrooms, Shane Madej and Ryan Bergara joked around as they answered questions from eager fans during a Pitt-exclusive remote Halloween event.
Editorial | Top 10 responsible ways to celebrate Halloween

Editorial | Top 10 responsible ways to celebrate Halloween

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 29, 2020
The editorial board offers its top 10 socially responsible ways to celebrate Halloween in the time of COVID-19.
Weekend Watchlist | Anything Halloween

Weekend Watchlist | Anything Halloween

By The Pitt News Staff October 29, 2020
This Halloween, more people than ever will be staying in and staying safe. Relax, watch one of our spooky streaming recommendations and stay socially responsible.
Weekend Watchlist | Serial Killers

Weekend Watchlist | Serial Killers

By The Pitt News Staff October 15, 2020
For the third installment of our spooky streaming recommendations, lock your doors and don’t answer that phone — it’s serial killers.
Pittchcraft: Celebrating Samhain

Pittchcraft: Celebrating Samhain

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer October 31, 2019
Halloween may be over, but the celebration of Samhain is still going strong. Samhain is a Celtic holiday celebrating the last harvest of the year from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, which historically served as the origins for the now mainstream Halloween holiday.
The Pitt Prescription

The Pitt Prescription: Hangover hacks for Halloweekend

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer October 21, 2019
Hangover hacks: with halloweekend coming up, Senior Staff Writer Elizabeth Donnelly shares some hacks for ensuring healthy and safe alcohol consumption.
“Twin Peaks” title card.

Weekend Watchlist: Spooky shows

By The Pitt News Staff October 17, 2019
It’s spooky season! With Halloween less than two weeks away, here are our favorite spooky shows available to stream.
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