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“Cirque of the Dead” delivers Halloween horror, gore & erotica

“Cirque of the Dead” delivers Halloween horror, gore & erotica

Shayla Manning

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Blood, sex, clowns and zombies took the stage as the Boston Circus Guild put on their annual performance of ‘Cirque of the Dead’ this past Saturday night. The Halloween-themed event took place at the American Repertory Theater’s Oberon club-style-atmosphere in Cambridge, where guests in costumes of all...

Appropriation can be avoided on Halloween

Elvira Mora

October 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Cultural approriation is most prevalent in the days leading up to Halloween, where people are choosing costumes for trick-or-treating. Instead of sticking to the normal ghosts and vampires, many choose to pretend to be another culture. Any costume that isn’t directly correlated with one’s culture...

Gory days, they’ll pass you by

Gory days, they’ll pass you by

Chris DeGusto and Brooke Patterson

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

From mad scientists, to scantily-clad nuns, performers of the Boston Circus Guild showcased their annual spectacular, Cirque of the Dead. The Saturday night performance was hosted by the American Repertory Theater at their Oberon venue in Cambridge, Mass. This time-traveling, monster-driven cirque was engul...

7 Costumes on a Budget + a Bonus

7 Costumes on a Budget + a Bonus

October 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, blog, Boston, Boston, Campus, Campus, InstaRam, Uncategorized

Alright Halloween, is basically around the corner--29 days to be exact.  I put together a list of 7 costumes that you can make if you're on a college budget, literally waited til the last possible minute, or if you're not sure what to be! Alright Costume #1: Lilo, from (Lilo & Stitch) From...

Boston bustling with Halloween cheer, students asked to act responsibly

October 30, 2013


Filed under Campus, News

By: Brian Holak Halloween is a special time of the year filled with questionable costumes, frightening fun, complementary candy and a smidge of shame. However one describes it  (alliteration aside,) Halloween is a celebration that can take many forms. Whether you plan on spending it partying...

Rethinking racist Halloween costume ideas

Rethinking racist Halloween costume ideas

Ally Johnson

October 30, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Remember a time when Halloween was about ghouls, vampires, witches, ghosts and wizards? It simply is not all about the childish wonder once you reach the age when trick-or-treating becomes weird or something to be done in jest with groups of friends in college. It may be my own befuddlement and misplaced...

Editor’s word: Oct. 26, 2011

October 26, 2011


Filed under Staff Editorial

Oh Halloween, how we at the Journal love thee. It is the one holiday where we can all revert back to being little kids, dress in ridiculous costumes and not have to deal with questions about being crazy. We all have our own great little memories of Halloween shenanigans from our childhoods. Whether you...

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