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“Phasmophobia” brings real fear to gaming

 “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)

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 fallen short in the scare factor, “Phasmophobia” doesn’t disappoint. Released in September, “Phasmophobia” is...

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 Halloween movie list, there is an element of creepiness to these films that hardcore horror fans will...

5 family friendly Halloween movies to watch this October

“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)

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 to watch from now until Halloween. 1. Halloweentown | 1998 | Available on Hulu or Disney+ “Halloweentown”...

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 something for you to spice up your October. “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991) directed by Jonathan Demme...

Departments compete in spooky Halloween contest

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

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 Assistant to Vice President of Student Services at ARC. She is the main communicator for the Hallowee...

Current Editorial: Partying this Halloween? Drink responsibly

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)

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, thus putting their safety in jeopardy. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol...

Club Day scares up some fun

Student browse booths during

Mychael Jones

October 20, 2016

Students gathered near the quad outside the Cafeteria today for the Monster Mash themed Club Day where mummies were wrapped in toilet paper and games with prizes were played. One of the prizes was a mug that was crafted by Teresa Bergman, president of the Medieval Battle Club. Fashion Club member...

Campus activities promoted at Halloween-themed Club Day

Funeral services education booth featured pumkins carved by members and candles for sale to students. The

Emily Thompson

October 23, 2015

All the clubs at American River College got together in front of the Student Center on Thursday for a “Haunted Harvest” themed Club Day. Clubs decorated their booths and the quad with Halloween decorations. Games such as musical chairs and a Halloween costume fashion contest hosted by the ...

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