Post Tagged with: "Halloween"

Halloween with the folks: awkward or awesome?

As an October chill creeps over campus, Colby students are beginning to prep for winter. With Patagonia fleeces out and the first round of midterms coming to a close, the first cold-weather holiday approaches: Halloween. Colby students have been known to celebrate Halloween with an assortment of creative shenanigans. In 2016, at the height of the attacking-clown crisis, an unknown […]

by Claire Borecki· · 1 comment · Features
Imitation or mockery: A perspective on the Halloween costume debate

Imitation or mockery: A perspective on the Halloween costume debate

As a child, Halloween was always a thrilling night: the decorations, the jump scares, and, most of all, the chance to be whatever I could fathom, gave my sugar high, preteen self the ultimate platform for creativity. It was the night to let my imagination soar because as long as I could find, or make, the costume, I could pretend […]

by Sam Kane· · 0 comments · Opinion

Cultural mockery: an open letter to that kid

What follows here is a true account of how a happy Halloween turned into a crappy one. So let’s start from the beginning, the day before. So…it’s Hallows Eve and, like every other day before a festive holiday at college that requires some kind of dressing up, I have nothing. I scavenged through my “costume chest” with no luck. No […]

Annual Costume Party signals Museum’s increasing appeal

Annual Costume Party signals Museum’s increasing appeal

As per tradition, the Colby College Museum of Art celebrated Halloween with a full night of festivities on Thursday, October 29 with their annual Museum Costume Party.  Whether they were children from the local Waterville community, Colby students, or parents visiting for Family Homecoming weekend, almost 200 people filled the William D. Adams Gallery last Thursday night and celebrated the […]