Halloween Howl at the Dining Hall Reply

It’s creepy and it’s kooky, mysterious and spooky, it’s the Halloween Howl at Valentine Dining Hall! On Oct. 30, Chartwells gave the dining hall a spooky makeover complete with food, a photo booth and even a tarot card reader! The typical dining hall fare got a holiday twist  with haunted names and creepy details.

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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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31 Days of Spooktacular Activities Reply

By Hannah Akerly – 1851 Staff

With colorful leaves, crisp air, hot apple cider and one night of the year that allows you to be anything you want, October is surely a favorable month. Whether you love participating in Halloween activities or prefer simply staying in to watch a marathon of festive movies, this listicle has something for everyone:

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Ghost Ship Harbor is a real-life haunt Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald & Tristan Davis – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Features Editor

Sitting calmly in the bay of Quincy is a naval ship with quite a history. In 1953, the “Sea Witch” doubled as a hospital and morgue for victims of the Ionian earthquake, carrying passengers from the rubble. Many did not survive. Though the passengers from the original ride are long gone, those that still work on the ship say their spirits have made it their permanent home. Today, the USS Salem leads a very different life.

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Nicknamed the “Sea Witch,” the USS Salem sits in Quincy Harbor. Today, she’s decked out in full Halloween attire. Ghost Ship Harbor is located at 739 Washington Street, Quincy. Photo by Ryan Fitzgerald

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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…

For old times’ sake Reply

By Tristan Davis – Features Editor
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My cousin and I were what you’d call “renegade trick-or-treaters.” For those of you unfamiliar with the term, it refers to someone who uses a pillow case to hold their candy instead of one of those wimpy plastic buckets sold at CVS. It means never really having an official costume, but a genuinely scary rubber mask that molded to our faces while we donned a black hoodie and black sweatpants. There was no curfew on our Halloween; just candy. Lots and lots of candy.

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