Post Tagged with: "Halloween"

EDITORIAL: Halloween’s takeaway

EDITORIAL: Halloween’s takeaway

For most students and party veterans, Halloween is a chance to dress up, have fun and get silly. But few know about the day’s queer party culture roots.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Photo by Morgan Bocknek

Fall festivities take over Gould Street

If you had a hankering to paint a pumpkin in the middle of the street on a Tuesday, the Fall Festival was not to be missed.

Hosted by Student Life Programs and the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU), the Gould Street event had a variety of festive activities, snacks and coupons for those passing by to check out.

by Morgan Bocknek· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian's arts & life editor Michelle McNally enters the Fields of Horror at Screemers. (Photo by Natasha Hermann)

WATCH: The Fun of Fear, Ryersonian’s Halloween Special

It’s Halloween: a day for ghosts, ghouls and spooks alike.

Along with dressing up and carving pumpkins, Halloween is a time when we subject ourselves to fear we’d avoid on any regular day. We expose ourselves to the things that make us jump and our skin crawl: spiders, darkness, clowns and haunted houses. But how can pleasure derive from the feeling of fear?

by Michelle McNally· · Arts & Life
Halloween costumes often draw from harmful cultural stereotypes. (Photo by Isabella Perrone)

Course unions take a stand against culturally offensive Halloween costumes

With Halloween approaching, Ryerson student groups and course unions are preparing to deal with costumes that offend, rather than scare.

by Isabella Perrone· · News
(Courtesy Megan Stephens)

PHOTOS: Fall Festival fun on Gould Street

The Ryerson Student Life Program celebrated the season with an autumn street festival on Oct. 26 that took place on Gould Street. The second annual Fall Festival had everything from pumpkins and hay bales to make-your-own candy apples and decorating mason jars for people to enjoy. The seasonal festival also had free apple cider, a canned food drive, games and […]

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