Tagged halloween

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…

Halloween can be whatever you want it to be

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, October 27, 2015 — This weekend, a couple of friends and I decided to celebrate Halloween by scaring ourselves silly, courtesy of the 2014 Australian-Canadian thriller The Babadook. Despite being a genuinely terrifying film, the combination of fear and friends was what made it seem like Halloween to me — and I…

The future is super scary and extra spooky

By Derek Baker, October 27 2015 —   Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) A strange chill will send shivers down your spine and you will feel an unearthly being’s presence. As you turn around, you will see a ghost smiling at you and carrying a six-pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon®. You will scream and…

Theatre company takes back Halloween

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, October 30 2014 — Ditch the push-up bra and catsuit this Halloween and join feminist theatre company Urban Curvz for a night of feminist-positive shenanigans. On Oct. 31 from 7:30 p.m.– 9:30 p.m. at the Hillhurst United Church, Urban Curvz will host Take Back Halloween, an evening of feminist-themed fun. The Calgary…

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