Post Tagged with: "Halloween Costumes"

Racialized Ryerson students try on racist Halloween costumes

Racialized Ryerson students try on racist Halloween costumes

It’s time for the true terror of Halloween — cultural appropriation. We asked racialized Ryerson students to try on and talk about costumes like “phat pimp,” “Jamican Joe” and “desert prince.”

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus, RyersonianTV, Videos
Halloween costumes: cultural appropriation and racism

Halloween costumes: cultural appropriation and racism

At the Spirit Halloween Store at Yonge and Dundas, I walk through endless rows of spooky getups. Everything from Jack Skellington costumes, to grotesque zombie masks, to the ever-popular sexy nurse. But despite the enormous amount of variety and a whole universe of creatures and characters to dress up as, there are still costumes of hyper-sexualized indigenous women, Day of […]

by Hana Shafi· · Guest Opinion, News, Opinion
In pictures: Halloween on campus

In pictures: Halloween on campus

Halloween on a university campus is sometimes a luck of the draw — especially because our campus is located in downtown Toronto. It seems the older students get, the less they want to get creative with their costumes. Luckily, we ran into some students who are happy to dress up for class, and even happier to pose for a photo.

by Maria Siassina· · Fashion, In pictures, Interactives