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Trick-or-treaters celebrate Halloween at Horse Barn

Trick-or-treaters celebrate Halloween at Horse Barn

Maryann Makosiej, Staff Writer

November 9, 2019

A sea of trick-or-treaters went stall to stall collecting candy from student handlers and their costume-clad horses.  The Halloween Barn event was held on Monday, October 28 at the UVM Horse Barn. It was a student-run, faculty-supported effort led by the Animal and Veterinary Science department. Adult...

No tricks, only treats for VT families

No tricks, only treats for VT families

Jenny Koppang, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

In this most eerie season, Burlington parents can attest that trick-or-treating in a college town is decidedly not the spookiest part of Halloween.  With this holiday comes hoards of college-aged witches and ghouls partaking in family- unfriendly festivities, though these rowdy shenanigans are not...

Ghostly guide to UVM’s haunted halls

Ghostly guide to UVM’s haunted halls

Kate Germain, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Bronze leaves swirl and nights grow longer, making UVM a whole lot spookier. UVM is no exception to the haunted essence of Burlington in the fall. Many students are eerily aware of the most unsettling spots on campus, and they have something to say about it.  ROYALL TYLER THEATRE Royall Ty...

The spookiest costume is gender roles

The spookiest costume is gender roles

Tori Scala, Opinion Columnist

October 30, 2019

Halloween is approaching fast, and to everyone stressing about what costumes to wear, please chill out. This upcoming Halloween, girls and guys should dress the way they want, rather than how society tells them to. In college, Halloween is more than just a one-night holiday. It is two consecutive w...

Production of Halloween classic does the time warp

Production of Halloween classic does the time warp

Anya Kauffman, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

A group of UVM students are preparing to leave their audience invincibly fabulous this Halloween season. The cast will perform a cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Roxy Cinema. The show is free for UVM students. The group will perform the show in its t...

Burlington ghostwalk: two culture writers’ critiques

Burlington ghostwalk: two culture writers’ critiques

Marjorie McWilliams and Cyrus Oswald

October 11, 2019

Educational and Fun Marjorie McWilliams A bright orange ribbon around a black hat and a floor length cape completed the mysterious aura of Thea Lewis on a chilly Burlington night.  Lewis has led Queen City Ghostwalk for 17 years and it shows. “I’ve been scaring up history in Burlington si...

Scary video games to play this Halloween

Scary video games to play this Halloween

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor

November 4, 2018

Monroe Cromis Another year, another Halloween, another excuse to go home, shut off the lights, sit yourself down in front of your TV and break out some spooky video games. You’ve just survived midterms, so why not subject yourself to more emotional terror? Here’s a list of recommendations...

UVM Students Make DIY Halloween Costumes

UVM Students Make DIY Halloween Costumes

Jordan Mitchell, Multimedia Reporter

October 31, 2018

UVM students are hand-making their own Halloween costumes this year. Find out why they decided to get crafty this season!

Prime Time Cats – Freaky Friday the 13th (Halloween Review)

Prime Time Cats – Freaky Friday the 13th (Halloween Review)

Corey Dew and Kim Henry, Multimedia Reporters

October 30, 2018

Spooktober’s coming to a close and Michael Myers remains behind concrete walls in a sanitarium… or so we thought! Join Corey and Kim as they Unravel Halloween 2018 , chat on why people watch scary movies, hollywood’s drought, and much more.

Halloween Vox Pop

Halloween Vox Pop

Kim Henry, Podcast Editor

October 29, 2018

Halloween is here! The Cynic took to campus sidewalks to see what UVM thinks the biggest costume will be this year. Did your costume make the cut?

“Halloween” sequel picks up where original left off

“Halloween” sequel picks up where original left off

Hunter McKenzie, Culture Columnist

October 25, 2018

Meredith Rathburn The boogeyman is back. Four decades after the original slasher film was released, another “Halloween” has hit theaters. Written and directed by David Gordon Green, the film stars Jamie Lee Curtis, who returns to her debut role as Laurie Strode. But this is not just another ...

13 Spooky Movies for this Halloween Season

13 Spooky Movies for this Halloween Season

Joe Joyce, Multimedia Reporter

October 11, 2018

Tune in for a list of thirteen movies to keep you scared as we count down my favorite scary movies.

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