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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Stevens Hall, supposedly haunted by a ghostly Black Cat, Nov. 2nd.

Ghost stories reveal WSU’s haunted history

SHANA HUANG November 3, 2022

Trigger warning: This article contains graphic information in relation to death As a chilly breeze brushes the shoulders of students walking around campus, some might pause to wonder whether it is...

Pullman residents and WSU students crowd the dance floor at Etsi Bravo’s Halloween event in 2019.

Etsi Bravo set to host biggest party of the year

ANNIE HAGER October 28, 2021

The owners of Etsi Bravo are looking forward to bringing back their annual Halloween party after it was completely shut down amid the pandemic last year.  Owners Cory Preston and his wife, Blake...

There will be a zombie/Halloween costume contest at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pullman Depot. The four categories are elementary/junior high, high school, adult and group.

Local businesses to host Halloween Crawl Saturday

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer October 28, 2021

Various local businesses are participating in the first-ever Pullman Halloween Crawl at noon Saturday in downtown Pullman.  From 12-4 p.m. at Manny’s Coffee House, participants can drop...

Ghost stories around St. Ignatius have circulated since 1968, when it was decommissioned. Now, the Storms are set to transform it into Colfaxs hottest attraction.

Local couple takes haunted hospital by storm

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor October 28, 2021

Seven years ago, Austin and Laura Storm stumbled upon an abandoned hospital and were amazed at how beautiful yet run-down it was.  They knew they needed to restore the building and prevent it from...

Attendees and their furry friends are encouraged to arrive in costume for the Howl-oween fundraiser.

A ‘Tail Waggin’ good time

MIKAYLA FINNERTY, Editor-in-chief October 28, 2021

There is no better way to spend Halloween than being surrounded by dogs in cute costumes. From 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Tail Waggin’ Adventures will host a fundraiser at 3431 Airport Rd. Proceeds...

Ghosts roam the grounds of the St. Ignatius Hospital where the first patient was treated for pneumonia.

Specters trapped in the Palouse

PORTIA SIMMONS October 28, 2021

All Hallows' Eve approaches. The door opens to the spirits of the underworld. Halloween is not the only night to see ghosts, however. There are many legends of specters that haunt the Palouse area. Some...

Horror films often lack any sort of entertainment value and the industry needs to take note. It is time to stop investing in these films until they get better.

Horror is the worst film genre

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist October 28, 2021

Is it any wonder that horror movies only really seem to be popular around Halloween? They fit the mood, being scary and all. But if they were so good, would they not be more popular year round?  While...

Call me the Grinch of Halloween, but I wish we could skip October and jump straight to Christmas.

Halloween sucks

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist October 28, 2021

A random Tuesday can be enjoyed more than the 31st of October. As a child, Halloween used to be so exciting; dressing up as our favorite characters, getting candy from teachers at school and spending...

A whimsical story about family, protecting and fighting for those you love, adventure, loss, evil, a boy’s journey of finding himself and the village it took to raise him. It’s ‘The Jungle Book’ turned spooky.

Book review: ‘The Graveyard Book’ gives Halloween new emotion

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist October 28, 2021

“I don't remember anything about the days before I was a ghoul,” said the famous writer Victor Hugo. “Nor I,” said the Emperor of China, proudly. “Nope,” said the 33rd President of the...

Most of us have a fascination with different cultures and their traditions, but when does appreciation become impolite?

‘Don’t be a jerk’ about cultural appropriation

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 28, 2021

I would say that in the fight for cultural awareness in America, we have made a ton of progress.  Granted, there are still issues. Stigmatization is present in certain institutions, and not everyone...

Look to the stars this Halloween to learn about celtic folklore, the origins of Halloween and astronomys role in it all.

Explore haunted skies, ancient history of Halloween

ELIZA CALLIS October 28, 2021

The WSU Planetarium, a 24-foot dome in Sloan Hall with a projection of the night sky, is hosting the Haunted Skies event to show guests spooky stories, myths and legends seen in the night sky. The WSU...

Come share your story at the LandEscapes Halloween open mic event.

Win prizes at SpookyEscapes

LANNAN RUIZ October 28, 2021

Picture this: It's finals week, you wake up early to birds singing and a well-rested body. You head to the kitchen to make your morning coffee, gleefully preparing yourself for the day. The sun is shining...

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