Tag: halloween

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Room Escape Fairfax

INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGE FOR THE THRILL SEEKERS: By James Stemple, Staff Writer Have you ever wanted to willingly lock yourself in a room for fun with the only way out being solving puzzles? This Halloween, spook yourself with a thrilling experience at…

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Safe Tricks and Treats

TIPS FOR HOW TO HAVE FUN AND STAY SAFE THIS HALLOWEEN By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As the costumes, decorations, and trick or treating of Halloween approach, it is important to know what to do if you find yourself in…

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Halloween: Too Gory or all in Good Fun

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer As Halloween approaches, it’s time to celebrate this occasion with candy, costumes, and of course, by watching a few scary movies throughout October. However, ever since the George Romero films of the 60s, there’s been…

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Mason makeup artist inspires spooky looks

NOT SURE WHAT TO DRESS UP AS FOR HALLOWEEN? MASON STUDENT & MAKEUP INFLUENCER, AGNES RAESE, HAS AN ARTISTIC IDEA FOR YOU By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Florida native and Mason student Agnes Raese aspires to delve into the world…

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Culture-Based Halloween Costumes

WHERE SHOULD YOU DRAW THE LINE? By Paresha Khan, Staff Writer Halloween has become a controversial holiday in which creativity can flow into a grey area of discrimination and offense. Halloween costumes should not be inspired from actual cultures. Although…

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Dress Your Best on Halloween

HALLOWEEN SEASON IS APPROACHING, HERE ARE SOME FUN COSTUME IDEAS THAT WILL SURELY GET PEOPLE TALKING By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer The big question arises every year leading up to Halloween: “what should I be?” The following ideas should spark some…

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Hidden Themes in Happy Death Day

THE MOVIE HAPPY DEATH DAY HAS SOME HIDDEN, INSPIRING THEMES TO TEACH THE AUDIENCE By Quianna Adams, Staff Writer “Happy Death Day” is a horror-comedy that premiered at the top spot of the box office this past weekend. It is…

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Last-minute DIY Halloween costumes

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Having a difficult time deciding on a Halloween costume?  Fourth Estate is here to help with your last-minute costume needs. Check out these ‘do it yourself’ (DIY) costumes that are perfect for those subject to a time…

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  Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus Witch Watch The event will take place at the Fairfax Campus Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  and will offer free activities and crafts. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. Free parking…

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Spooky activities this week

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Halloween: a time of costumes, candy and overuse of the color orange. If you’re like me, clueless but curious about what Halloween festivities are going on this week, check out some of these events! Azucar Halloween party…