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With so many Halloween themed films on streaming platforms. How do you know which one to choose? Do you skip it or stream it?

Skip it or stream it: Halloween edition

Sydney Lawson, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

The horror genre of film has been a staple of Halloween for decades with major film franchises like “Halloween” and “Friday the Thirteenth” dominating merchandise and costume isles since their...

Promotional poster for Rosemarys Baby (1968).

“Rosemary’s Baby” is disturbingly unpleasant

Tegan Ruhl, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

When I got together with some friends to watch “Rosemary’s Baby,” I didn’t have any expectations for the film. I found that despite the innocent title, “Rosemary’s Baby” is not a happy movie...

The spirit of Halloween trapped inside of movies

Rhonda Wheeler, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

Halloween is slowly approaching, but it doesn’t feel like the spooky season. Balancing a job and school on top of a pandemic has made it harder for students to relax. Sometimes it’s OK to sit back...

New Addams Family movie falls flat

New ‘Addams Family’ movie falls flat

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer October 21, 2019

The animated film of the “the Addams Family” has recently been released in theatres in time for Halloween. The film was made by “Sausage Party” directors Greg Tiernon and Conrad Vernon, which has...

Judging the Old Courthouse Catacombs

Judging the Old Courthouse Catacombs

Gavin Gaddis, Staff Writer October 24, 2016
I’ve yet to find a single acquaintance who lives in the Evansville area that had a positive opinion of The Old Courthouse Catacombs. Now that I’ve been through the place myself, I can see why.

Costumes, Candy, Halloween and more

Abigail Suddarth October 28, 2015

The Honors Program and the Housing and Residence Life would like to wish everyone a Happy Halloween. “It’s mainly for people in the Honors Program or anyone who is eligible to join the Honors Program,”...

Participants run away from zombies during the annual Zombie Brain Drain 5k last Halloween. This Saturday the zombies come back to find their next victims.

Something lifeless this way runs

Nick Leighty October 28, 2015

Full of brain-hungry zombies and muscle-straining obstacles, the Zombie Brain Drain 5k run is creeping up this Halloween. Organized by the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education Student...

Freddy’s not dead

Megan Thorne October 28, 2015

Kevin Roach didn’t care much for horror movies until his freshman year of college when, after coming down with the flu, he told a friend to rent every scary movie imaginable. “I used to hate scary...

Christmas, wait your turn

Vanessa Roach October 23, 2015

I have a love/hate relationship with Christmas. It is my favorite holiday, but its decorations seems to come sooner and sooner each year with little regard with the other two fall holidays.   Last...

A call for creative costumes

Vanessa Roach October 21, 2015

Each Halloween I used to look forward to eating candy until I couldn’t breathe, binge watching old horror movies and dressing up in costumes. But in my experience, college-aged students have a whole...

Party policy prep

Morgan Falconer October 21, 2015

It’s almost Halloween, which means we have broody vampire costumes to make and spooky parties to attend. There’s a lot to anticipate. With every party comes its own holiday-specific set of rules. The...

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