The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

We all have our own music tastes and that applies for Halloween music too! Choose a playlist for your vibe and press play.

Choosing a monster mash

LANNAN RUIZ October 21, 2021

Oct. 31 is approaching fast! These 23 songs will have you grooving and moving in all your spooky Halloween glory. No matter the atmosphere you are going for, music completes every party. Pick your...

It is almost Halloweek, and if past years are any indication, Pullman and WSU police officers will have their hands full of crimes and costumes.

Police anticipate alcohol-related offenses during Halloween season

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

As Halloween approaches, the WSU and Pullman Police departments are preparing for a possible increase in crime rates. Many crimes occurring during Halloween are typically alcohol-related. Pullman PD...

UREC lifeguard Madison Grey holds up a pumpkin Wednesday evening in the Student Recreation Center pool.

UREC supplies students with squashes

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter October 15, 2021

University Recreation hosted its fourth annual AquaPatch event at the Student Recreation Center pool Wednesday evening. AquaPatch is an opportunity for students to go for a swim and pick one of nearly...

While heartwarming and family-friendly, a nostalgic affection for the film might be required to really enjoy “Halloweentown.”

Movie review: ‘Halloweentown’ relies on nostalgia for appeal

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist October 4, 2021

Duwayne Dunham’s “Halloweentown,” starring Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown and Judith Hoag, first premiered on Disney Channel in October 1998. The film has been a Halloween season staple...

In terms of the most popular holidays, the results of this poll may shock you.

OPINION: Ranking the worst popular holidays

GRACE LAPIERRE December 8, 2020

Out of all the popular, highly commercialized holidays in the U.S., I would say Halloween has always been my favorite. I like Thanksgiving because of the food. New Years' was my lowest-ranked holiday as...

Pullman Police officers respond to an accident on Greek Row on Halloween night. The driver was under the influence.

Officers issued infractions during Halloween night

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 2, 2020

While most of Pullman was quiet, Greek Row was filled with groups of maskless, costumed individuals and parties. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said this year’s Halloween was “milder” compared...

Adopt more black cats because theyre just as sweet and cuddly as other cats.

OPINION: Adopt more black cats

PORTIA SIMMONS October 28, 2020

Black cats are associated with bad luck. Unfortunately, this superstition has affected black cat adoptions today. Ashley Phelps, Whitman County Humane Society director of shelter operations, said the...

These scary murderers still haunt us today in the form of stories, books and movies.

OPINION: Top ten spooky Victorian era murderers

GRACE LAPIERRE October 28, 2020

With Spooktober upon us and shows like “Making a Murder” popular on Netflix, there is no better time for me to share a handful of my favorite historic killers and where you can learn about them. Here...

A new list of candy for trick-or-treaters has been released in keeping with CDC standards.

OPINION: Satire: Halloween candies for 2020

MADELINE GREER October 28, 2020

2020 has been one of the most unpredictable and bizarre years of our lifetime. So, what could go wrong on the spookiest night of the year? One of the biggest topics amongst Americans is always food. We...

Individuals should find alternative activities for Halloween to keep themselves and others safe from COVID-19 exposure.

Pullman PD advises people to consider community safety during Halloween

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 21, 2020

The Pullman Police Department is recommending people celebrate Halloween at home and engage in safety precautions to protect themselves against contracting COVID-19 if they decide to go trick-or-treating. Individuals...

The Halloween-themed event hosted by the Palouse Discovery Science Center will include a 30-45 minute walk with photo opportunities throughout, along with lit up paths and sound effects.

Get your ‘spooky’ on this weekend

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 15, 2020

Palouse Discovery Science Center will celebrate Halloween with a Spooky Science Walk, which will feature hidden laboratories and photo opportunities. The event will be entirely outdoors at the science...

Halloween costumes tread a fine line every year between being funny and tasteless — its important to keep that in mind.

OPINION: Risque Halloween costumes have gone too far

GRACE LAPIERRE October 14, 2020

Halloween is supposed to be spooky. But among college students and some other adults, it can seem like spooky season has turned into sexy season. While I have not gone out for Halloween in years, and my...

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