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

Eerie ensembles: College students craft costumes at home

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...

Crew members set up the iconic cage scene from the Silence of the Lambs at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum last October. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Staff picks: Halloween movies

By TPN Staff October 23, 2017

With hundreds of thousands of Halloween titles to rifle through online, the thought of missing out on the spookiest movies can be frightening. And with Halloween in about a week, there isn’t a better...

The entire month of October is jam-packed with trips to pumpkin patches, scary movie marathons and Halloween parties. (Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

Frightening Functions

By TPN Staff October 18, 2017

The entire month of October is often laden with trips to pumpkin patches, nights spent watching scary movies under piles of blankets and parties where everyone shows off their handmade Halloween costumes. And...

Clever use of makeup can make Halloween scary again

Clever use of makeup can make Halloween scary again

By Jack Trainor / For The Pitt News October 30, 2013

What’s wrong with being scary these days?It seems that once you hit college, Halloween becomes less about being scary and more about irony or playful jest.Even with the rise of Halloween attractions...

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