Tagged halloween

Don’t celebrate other holidays before Remembrance Day

By Jesse Stilwell, November 7 2017 — Holiday celebrations and promotions should not begin until after Remembrance Day. Businesses and people who “get into the holiday spirit” before our sombre day of honouring veterans disrespect the importance of Nov. 11. Remembrance Day is incredibly valuable. It should not be ignored like Family Day and Valentine’s…

Students’ Union meeting full of clowns

By Matty Hume, October 31 2017 — In the spirit of Halloween, the Oct. 31 meeting of Students’ Legislative Council allowed members to participate in full costume. With only a few superheroes in attendance by the scheduled 6:30 p.m. start, quorum seemed unlikely until 15 SLC members in full clown attire filed out of a single…

Five uses for your leftover Halloween candy

By Heather Robertson, October 31 2017 — Did you eat so much Halloween candy that one more piece will make you hurl? Did you get stuck with a pile of your least favourite Maynards candy or 8,000 little boxes of Smarties because you “forgot” to give those out first to trick-or-treaters? Is your tongue so…

Your future is spicier than a pumpkin latte

By Derek Baker, September 26 2017 —    Libra  (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) You will stumble upon a neon green pumpkin at the store and bring it home to make pumpkin pie. This pumpkin was radioactive and you now have the ability to breathe fire. Sweet.   Scorpio  (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) You will…

Five un-problematic spooky costume ideas

By Hayden McBennett, October 25 2016 — With Oct. 31 just days away, one can almost hear the shrill demands for confections by tiny strangers looming in doorways. Though it may be an arbitrary excuse for Hershey’s to unload millions of pounds of candy to a population riddled with alarming rates of child obesity, Halloween…

Your future is foretold in these spooky horror-scopes

By Derek Baker, October 25 2016 — Scorpio  (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) You have a midterm on the night of the Halloween party you’re going to since your professor is a jerk. To the dismay of your professor, you will nonchalantly write the midterm in a slutty Minion costume as if this is a regular…

Student researches candy bartering system between trick-or-treating kids

By Derek Baker, October 25 2016 — It’s almost Halloween, which means children across the country are getting ready for sugar-fueled debauchery. But the optimal way of achieving that sugar-high differs with each child, spurring the timeless tradition of the Halloween candy trade after a long night of trick-or-treating. Fourth-year economics student Bernice Banks decided to…

Spoopy scary skeleton war rages on

By Tommy Osborne, October 11 2016 — As Halloween approaches, the Skeleton War grows larger with each passing day. With no end in sight, the casualties continue to mount as the skeleton army fights defiantly. Skeletons all over the globe have taken up arms to support their skele-troops in battle. While the war has shifted…

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