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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

Third-place winner Renee Roulo (left), second-place winner Donata Tran (middle) and first-place winner Izabella Meza (right) pose for a picture after speaking at SpookyEscapes.

Students fill the night with bone-chilling tales

LANNAN RUIZ November 4, 2021

As the night slowly crept in and the wind blew around orange and brown leaves, a soft glow radiated from the Avery Hall's Bundy Reading Room. Laughs and excitement could be seen through the windows as...

Pullman police officers arrest an individual near the intersection of NE California Street and NE A Street on Saturday. Officers arrested the individual for being a minor in possession of alcohol after displaying poor behavior.

Pullman PD received 127 calls during Halloween, five related to suicide

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 3, 2021

The Pullman Police Department received 127 calls during Halloween weekend, a slight increase from last year’s 109 calls. “Last year was so different because we just didn't have the numbers of people...

Willis speaks with another officer at the intersection of Northeast California Street and Northeast A Street, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Willis talked about reports of a suspicious individual in the area.

Photo essay: Pullman Police patrol Greek Row during Halloween

COLE QUINN, Evergreen photo editor November 3, 2021

Editor's note: All photos were taken by Evergreen photo editor Cole Quinn. Halloween weekend is typically a busy weekend for students at Washington State University. Parties stretch across the College...

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...

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...

Some students reported sinister sightings of ghosts in Streit-Perham and other residence halls.

Ghosts of residence halls past haunt students

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor October 28, 2021

As Halloween approaches, students are revisiting the well-known ghost stories from the Streit-Perham, Stevens, Orton and Regents residence halls.  Streit-Perham In the 1980s, a man blew himself...

For centuries, people from all different cultures have discussed the existence of the paranormal. Will we ever get an answer to this ongoing debate?

Stay open to the paranormal

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 28, 2021

There are several things about the universe humans will possibly never be able to understand. That can either be the most exciting thing or the most frightening thing. The possibility of ghosts or the...

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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