Seniors React: Last Halloweekend

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This past weekend, we gathered as ghouls, goblins, niche movie characters, and more for our final celebration of Halloween on this hill. Does Halloween exist like this outside this bubble? None of us can remember, but we sure as hell are about to find out! As the celebration of this spooky holiday has come to a close, we asked our senior writers to reflect upon their last ever college Halloweekend.

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My Encounter with the Ghost I Think is Living in Lewis

I absolutely love Halloween. I love dressing up. I love watching scary movies. I especially love the book I recently purchased titled The Big Book of Ohio Ghost Stories. And up until recently, I thought I loved being scared. But for all the ghost stories I had loved reading, I myself had never lived one.

Until now.

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Enter The Thrill’s Halloween Costume Contest!

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I dressed up as the ghost of pretty Kenyon

Regardless of where you stand on the pre/post Halloweekend celebration debate, we hope you all swallowed your pride and donned your most creative costumes for Peeps’ Halloween this past Saturday. We also hope that in addition to the blurry iPhone selfies you took with an acquaintance in the Old K basement bathroom mirror, you took some pictures of your sweet ass costume! Whether it be sexy, silly, confusing, or absolutely drenched in irony, we want to see your masterpiece. Continue reading

Blog off: Kornman ’22 v.s. Stedman ’20

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We like to stay pretty competitive here at The Thrill, and a Blog Off is one way we can definitively prove that one of us is objectively a better blogger (dare we say, a better person). So we leave it to you, the reader, to decide in a blind taste test who is really better as we square off on various topics. Today, we have Rebecca Kornman ’22 and Kathleen Stedman ’20 revisit the age-old question RE: Which weekend is the proper Halloweekend? October 25th-27th or November 2nd-4th? Who will make the most compelling argument? Reader, only you can decide. 

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