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Stumped for Halloween? Get Some Ideas from the Stars!

Kourtney Kardashian as Ariana Grande

Emma Janofsky, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

If you’re looking for a last-minute costume, look no further than celebrity Halloween costumes.  Halloween has been celebrated in America for hundreds of years, but the idea of dressing up has been popularized in media through movies, TV shows, and celebrities. Costumes range from pop culture i...

Spooky Playlist

Spooky Playlist

Ken Fabian, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

Monster (feat. Jay Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Bon Iver)  – Kanye West  A monumental moment in hip-hop history, “Monster” holds a special place. Every verse has iconic lyricism that is perfect for getting into spooky season.  This is Halloween (From The Nightmare Before Christmas) - Danny Elfma...

PIRO Sponsors Psychic Event on Campus

PIRO Sponsors Psychic Event on Campus

Thomas Almeida, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

Earlier this month, psychic medium Angelina Diana performed psychic readings at the university’s German Club.  The event was co-sponsored by SCOPE and the Paranormal Investigation and Research Organization (PIRO), and more than 160 students attended. Diana explained how popular culture often bl...

Facts of Maxcy Hall

Facts of Maxcy Hall

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

October 29, 2019

Opened in 1909 as the third location of the New Haven County Temporary Home for Dependent and Neglected Children. It housed up to 300 children and also provided them with classrooms, recreation, an infirmary, and a chapel. (Northeast Paranormal Investigations Society) Ted Wolfe, who lived in Max...

Halloween Story Contest Winner “Today is Halloween”

Halloween Story Contest Winner

Leah Sanderson, Contest Winner

October 29, 2019

Jim Peterson woke up to the incessant buzzing of his doorbell. Today was  Halloween, the one night of the year that he dreaded the most. He tried to avoid it by leaving the lights off outside of his house so it looked like he wasn’t home. That didn’t stop this year’s trick-or-treaters. After attemp...

Halloween Safety Tips

University of New Haven Campus Police Squad Car

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

October 29, 2019

Halloween-themed parties are meant to celebrate the holiday, but there are precautions that students should look out for. The University of New Haven’s public safety department offers resources to ensure students’ safety. The university police department can connect with students through the Liv...

Keep Your Ignorance at Home This Season

Keep Your Ignorance at Home This Season

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

October 31, 2018

It’s spooky season, and every year costumes get more creative. Whether it’s putting on a sweatband and being an athlete, or painting whiskers on your face to look like a cat, Halloween costumes have gotten easier to pull off. So, why would you choose to offend an entire ethnic group by mocking their...

“Halloween” Horrifyingly Horrid

Brian Guski, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018

Although the newly released “Halloween ” movie, directed by David Gordon Green, shares a name with the horror cult classic, it most definitely does not share the same great cinematic qualities of its 40-year old predecessor. “Halloween ” takes place after the events  of John Carpenter’s original “H...

P.I.R.O Brings Paranormal Investigation to Campus

P.I.R.O Brings Paranormal Investigation to Campus

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

The Paranormal Investigation and Research Organization (P.I.R.O.) is a student-run organization that discusses and studies paranormal and supernatural beings. They also run paranormal investigations at various New England locations.   Started in 2002 by a group of students who shared an interest in...

A Costume Ball for Halloween Night

A Costume Ball for Halloween Night

Sarah Costello, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

Halloween night is a festival of tricks, treats, and time with friends. The Paranormal Investigation & Research Organization (PIRO) helped to bring the good times to the university campus. The organization  hosted a costume ball for both students and non-students to enjoy the last night of Octo...

Halloween Story Winner: Jack’s Lament

Halloween Story Winner: Jack’s Lament

Skyler Huson, Guest Writer

November 1, 2017

I thought my only purpose was to bask in the October sun, and drink in the chilly fall rain. Growing steady, plumping above green leaves that tickled the ridges on my side made me proud. I was the largest in our patch, and I had no reason to suspect this to be a curse. There came lumbering pairs of stalks, all di...

Netflix Debuts New Film “The Babysitter”

Netflix Debuts New Film “The Babysitter”

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Netflix added another horror movie to its catalog on Friday, October 13, with The Babysitter, which centers on 12 year-old Cole who finds disturbing information about his babysitter Bee. After watching the trailer, one might assume that this is another cheesy horror movie, but after watching viewers ma...

10 Spooky Things to Do on a Budget

10 Spooky Things to Do on a Budget

Quiana Criales, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017

Let’s face it, the whole month of October is used to celebrate Halloween. Are you on a low budget and feel like you cannot fully enjoy the holiday? With overpriced haunted houses and hayrides, how are college students supposed to enjoy Halloween? Over this much needed fall break, consider some of th...

Spotify Playlist of the Week

Michael Quick

October 28, 2015

“Halloweenie” Follow ChargerBulletin on Spotify Well, it’s everyone’s favorite spooky time of year so this week’s playlist is all about scare factor. Most people who listen to music want it to make them happy or sad and don’t really expect anything other than that. Sure, maybe you can th...

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