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Eerie ensembles: College students craft costumes at home

Eerie ensembles: College students craft costumes at home

By Sarah Connor, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Culture, Top Stories

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...

Staff picks: Halloween movies

Staff picks: Halloween movies

By TPN Staff

October 23, 2017


Filed under Culture

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 time to sit back with friends, snack on overpriced candy from Rite Aid and nervously laugh at scary m...

Frightening Functions

Frightening Functions

By TPN Staff

October 18, 2017


Filed under Culture

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 whether it’s a Halloween bar crawl, a haunted amusement park or a live rendition of a spooky...

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


Filed under Archives

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 such as Pittsburgh’s Scarehouse and Hundred Acres Manor, scary costumes seem to be an afterthought ...

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