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“Halloween Ends” is a spine-tingling horror that has the right amount of suspense to keep you on the edge. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures)

Review: Halloween can start – Michael Myers is here in “Halloween Ends”

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 17, 2022

It’s October, it should be getting colder and the excitement of fear should be trickling into the minds of horror lovers. Michael Myers delivers this fear in “Halloween Ends,” which was just released...

“Little Shop of Horrors” made in 1986, is a horror, comedy and musical all rolled into one. (Photo courtesy of The Geffen Company)

Ten ‘not-so-scary’ movies to get you in the Halloween spirit

Jasmine Eisenberg, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

  “Little Shop of Horrors” (1986)  “Little Shop of Horrors” is a horror, comedy, and musical all rolled into one. This spooky classic is about a sad little flower shop on Skid Row...

Making a spooky basket for a loved one is a fun, affordable and pandemic friendly way to celebrate Halloween this year in 2021. (Photo illustration by Madison Duong)

Five fun and easy pandemic friendly Halloween ideas

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 27, 2021

Trying to find something fun and easy to do during Halloween? Here’s a list of five ideas you can try to get the most out of your socially distanced Halloween.  Carve a pumpkin  Carving pumpkins...

October 31st marks another year of spooky costumes and candy.(Photo courtesy of Unsplash Photos).

Despite the ongoing pandemic, students and faculty are still celebrating Halloween

Mojané Tolvert, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

The pandemic has stopped many events and celebrations for people around the world. Despite new restrictions, that hasn’t stopped the students and faculty members of American River College from wanting...

 “Phasmophobia” has terrifying ghosts who can hunt and attempt to kill players, and the only ways to survive are to run or hide. (Screenshot of gameplay)

“Phasmophobia” brings real fear to gaming

Nick Subia, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

For those of us whose Halloween plans have been sidelined by the pandemic, an alternate form of home-based entertainment is essential for celebrating the season. While horror video games have historically...

Jennifers Body may have been the most underrated horror film of its time. 11 years later, the film is still intriguing audiences with its original storyline. (Photo courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox)

10 spine-tingling thrillers that are sure to haunt you

Ariel Caspar, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

The spooky season is among us, and while everyone else is getting excited about pumpkin spice, horror genre fans are on the hunt for new and intriguing films to enjoy. While this isn’t a traditional...

“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” was released in 1966 and is a movie that the whole family can enjoy. (Photo courtesy of Lee Mendelson Film Productions)

5 family friendly Halloween movies to watch this October

Heather Amberson, Arts & Culture/Sports Co-Editor October 21, 2020

With Halloween coming up and everyone staying inside, there is a lot more time to spend with family—time that can be used to watch some movies together. Here is a list of five family-friendly movies...

Halloween directed by John Carpenter is a classic in the horror genre and is still entertaining audiences today. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures)

Five best horror movies to spice up your October

Colin Bartley October 22, 2019

With Halloween around the corner and a semi-recent revival of the horror film genre taking place, you may be looking for some hidden gems or a reminder of the best classics. Either way, this list offers...

A jack-o-lantern sits on the Enrollment Services desk in the Administration building. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Departments compete in spooky Halloween contest

Gabe Carlos October 30, 2018

American River College departments are continuing a 20 year tradition this Halloween by decorating their offices and competing against each other for the holiday. Kristen Farlow is the Administrative...

Halloween is considered to be one of the heavier binge-drinking holidays, especially for college students. Students take precaution by planning out their night and knowing their drinking limit. (Photo illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Current Editorial: Partying this Halloween? Drink responsibly

October 18, 2018

Drinking and partying are considered staples of the college experience for many students, especially during Halloween. However, there are many students who use holidays as a reason to binge drink and over-party,...

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