Trop Trivia: Halloween Spooktacular

1. What is the word for “fear of Halloween”?  a) Samhainophobia b) Somniphobia c) Omphalophobia 2. Where is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween?  a) England b) China c) Ireland 3. Where did apple bobbing originate?  a) Ancient Greece b) Ancient Rome c) Spain 4. How many pounds of candy corn are made every Read More

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Come as you aren’t: Halloween costume inspiration by decade

Draven Jackson Arts and Living Editor Halloween, the time of year when all the ghosts and ghouls come out to play, revolves around two major elements for most of America: costumes and candy.  A tale as old as time: it’s the afternoon of Halloween, your best friend is throwing a party that starts in less than Read More

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Pike County United Appeal hosting a Halloween costume photo contest to raise money for its agencies

(CONTRIBUTED/ Emma Daniel) The photo used for this story is representing Halloween costumes on Troy’s campus and is not entered into the PCUA photo contest.  Andrea Hammack Staff Writer As Halloween approaches, many are searching for ways to dress up and get creative. The Pike County United Appeal (PCUA) is helping with just that by hosting Read More

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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

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