Dressing up for cultural change Reply

Chris Bretti – 1851 Staff

With Halloween approaching fast, selecting costumes becomes a priority for many students. It is an opportunity for us to get creative, collaborate themes with friends and show off our costumes. But when it comes to choosing the costume, there has to be some consideration for the people around us.

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Students recognize cultural appropriation Reply

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? More…

Avoid wearing inappropriate costumes Reply

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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