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Posts tagged as “Halloween”

Movie Review: ‘Halloween’ topped charts with flaws

Sam Stroud Staff Writer The newest film in the popular “Halloween” franchise is erasing the sequels of the original film and inserting itself as the follow-up to John Carpenter’s Classic “Halloween.” “Halloween” has been out for around a month now, resting happily in history books as the highest-grossing opening day during the month of October with Read More

Students carve out time to party

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer The History Club hosted a Halloween party on Friday night in Patterson Hall that included music, games, a costume contest and a pumpkin carving contest. According Cori Horton, a senior history major from Enterprise and the president of the History Club, the party was a huge success, and the club will be Read More

Halloween not ‘pagan’ day

Taylor Boydstun Variety Editor According to CNN, more than 179 million Americans celebrated Halloween this year, spending over $9 billion on decorations, candy, costumes and more. That’s over one-third of the U.S. population. In a class lecture on the history of Halloween, Luke Ritter, a lecturer of history, told a story from his childhood about trick-or-treating Read More

Why we dress up for Halloween

(PHOTO/Jill Odom)   Jill Odom Variety Editor   As a kid, Halloween was that special time when you got to dress up, wander around after dark and rack up your year’s supply of candy. For some people, Halloween candy is the most important part, for others it is getting to carve pumpkins. There is one factor Read More

Costumes are allowed at ULM game

  Jill Odom Variety Editor   Despite rumors, students will be allowed to wear costumes today, Oct. 31, at Troy’s football game against ULM. Troy has no official policy on wearing costumes because games do not often fall on Halloween. According to Herbert Reeves, Dean of Student Services, students who choose to wear masks will have Read More

Five creepiest places in Troy

Karli Maudlin Assistant News Editor  Jill Odom Variety Editor   (PHOTOS by April Irvin and Hannah Crews)   While Troy doesn’t have a particularly haunted history, there are still some notable locations that have an eerie feeling. In the spirit of Halloween, we have compiled some of the spooky spots around the city and campus. A Read More