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‘Halloween’ horror turns into a cliche bore

‘Halloween’ horror turns into a cliche bore

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor

November 4, 2018

The original story of Michael Myers took place 40 years ago when he went on a killing spree in his hometown of Haddonfield, IL. Now, Myers is on the hunt again after he has broken out of prison in the new iteration of the Halloween series directed by David Gordon Green. The new sequel to the series is...

October, season of classic horror movies

October, season of classic horror movies

Michael VanLieshout, Online Editor

November 1, 2017

October is the season of horror, Halloween and spooky memes.  A survey of 100 students finds out what their favorite spooky movies are. Out of the choices given, IT (2017) was the all time favorite with 'The Conjuring 2', coming in second. Senior Fiona Mattson likes how horror movies keep her o...

Band department haunts ELC

Band department haunts ELC

Rose Junko, Business Editor

October 27, 2017

On October 28, The band department hosts its annual Haunted ELC, were they turn the ELC into a haunted house and scare the guests in costume. The band charges for admission which they use for new instruments, traveling and repairs. This is one of the programs most popular and successful fundraisers of...

Halloween traditions for all ages

Halloween traditions for all ages

Karisma Vang, Social Media Editor

October 26, 2015

You know what time of year it is, when kids stay up all night running door to door getting their stash of candy for the next year. While many people are doing the traditional Halloween events, trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving and dressing up, are a variety of people doing other traditions. They may go trick or treating all night, but many st...

Thirteen is too old to trick-or-treat

Thirteen is too old to trick-or-treat

Andrew Weigel, Photographer

October 26, 2015

Trick-or-treating is an age old Halloween tradition. Originating from the Celtic end-of-year holiday Samhain. Halloween is celebrated in many parts of the world on Oct. 31. Kids dress up and go around the neighborhood houses saying, "trick-or-treat" and hoping for their favorite candy bars. However, there are m...

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