Costume Do’s and Don’ts

By Casey DiBari & Claire Crittendon1851 Contributor & Editor in Chief

Halloween is in full swing once again this year, especially on campus. After a year filled with quarantining, tests and vaccinations, we know students are excited to have a night of fun, whether you’re going out with friends or staying on campus. However, we want to remember this year that along with making sure you’re being careful, make sure that your costumes aren’t going to offend other people in our community.

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Students recognize cultural appropriation

By Kayli HertelManaging Editor

College students love Halloween. It’s a time to celebrate, embrace your inner costume designer, and dance the night away at the annual Creeps n’ Ghouls Dance. But what Halloween is not about is being disrespectful, mocking, or participating in the act of cultural appropriation. But what is cultural appropriation and what does it have to do with Halloween? Continue reading “Students recognize cultural appropriation”

Avoid wearing inappropriate costumes

Illustration by Amanda Bennett.
Illustration by Amanda Bennett.

Olivia Slaughter – Contributing Writer

Fall is here. The trees are turning colors, brushing our beautiful campus in hues of orange, red, and yellow, a reminder that one of the greatest holidays on campus, Halloween, is approaching. It’s also time to prepare for one of the most anticipated campus parties of the year, the Halloween Dance. But this time of year is not exciting for everyone. It can also be a painful time for many, especially those whose cultures or identities are offended by another’s Halloween costume.

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