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Four movie thrills to finish off spooky season

Gavin Kuebler November 1, 2023

Coming off of the thrills of your Halloween night and still in the mood for something spooky? Here are four horror staples of various fright levels for continued movie nights as the leaves fade from red...


CineHawk: Halloween Kills

Jaylen Dotson November 2, 2021

Picking up moments after the events of 2018’s “Halloween,” “Halloween Kills” is the twelfth installment in the long-running horror franchise. Directed and co-written by David Gordon Green, as...


The Hawk’s spooky Halloween playlist

Christian Peeney October 26, 2021

The leaves are changing, the weather is getting colder, pumpkins are being carved and Halloween is upon us! Whether you’re going trick-or-treating with your siblings or going to a costume party with...

Halloween Nights is located at 2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia PA, and is open through Nov. 13.

Eastern State Penitentiary: from terrifying to family-friendly

Connor Devine October 19, 2021

If you ever wanted to feel like you were part of a real-life horror movie, the place to go since 1991 has been Eastern State Penitentiary.  Each fall, visitors have participated in “Terror Behind the...


Movies and snacks perfect for a Halloween night in

Nenagh Sheehan October 27, 2020

Halloween is approaching amidst the pandemic, like a scary movie. We are still in quarantine, wearing masks (but not for costumes) and trying to escape this nightmare. Although Halloween may not be like...

Both students and staff handed out candy. PHOTO: Mitchell Shields ’22

Boo Crew’s new take on Halloween event

Carolina González October 29, 2019

After several years of uncertainty and shifting plans because of the protecting minors on campus policy, Boo Crew held a trunk or treat event this year, followed by Halloween-themed games and activities...

Jack’s Pumpkin Glow lights up Fairmount Park with more than 5,000 custom carvings. PHOTO: Alex Hargrave ’20

Festive events for the fall holiday season

Zach Dobinson October 29, 2019

The end of October signifies a few things: fall is in full effect, midterms are (hopefully) over, and the spookiest day of the year is quickly approaching. With Thursday being All Hallow’s Eve, more...

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Little playlist of horrors

Kaitlyn Patterson October 29, 2019

Ghosts and ghouls and goblins, oh my! With the spookiest day of the year right around the corner, there may be an extra chill in the air. Whether you can’t stand the thought of anything scary or your...

Oso revels in his win at the Pet Friendly Dog Bakery costume contest. PHOTO: Mitchell Shields ’22

Manayunk bakery holds puppy costume contest

Mitchell Shields October 29, 2019

Families walked down Main Street with children dressed in costumes in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia on Oct. 26 for the neighborhood’s “Halloween in Manayunk.” Parents followed their children,...

Cultures are not costumes

Cultures are not costumes

Hadassah Colbert October 8, 2019

Why some Halloween costumes are offensive It is not uncommon for me to scroll down my Twitter feed every mid-to-late October and squint in distaste at my phone screen. Nine times out of 10, it is because...

Lexa Fenster ’22 gives candy to a Campion Dining Hall employee (Photos by Rose Barrett ’20).

A new way to trick-or-treat

James McCloskey, Jr. October 30, 2018

Students pass out candy to St. Joe's staff Hawks for Just Employment held its second Reverse Trick-or-Treating event in which they delivered candy to the subcontracted employees around campus. Students...

Local children participated in Halloween-themed activities on Villiger Lawn during Boo Crew (Photo by Mitchell Shields 22).

Boo Crew returns to St. Joe’s

Ellie Bleecker October 24, 2018

Minors on Campus Policy changes requirement Boo Crew, the university’s long-running trick-or-treating event for neighborhood children, is back on this year, but it will not be held in campus residence...

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