Editor’s Note: Here's to the spookiest time of the year! Have a fun and safe Halloween.
The Science of Spiders
Turns out, those scary spiders have a huge impact. Sarah Stellwagen, assistant professor of biological sciences, researches spiders and their silks. She hopes to educate others on the importance of these arachnids.
From Halloween to Horror Films: Behind the Scary
Ghosts, haunted houses, spiders and spirits are all commonplace in American society. Before the commercialization of Halloween and highly realistic horror films, there was a time when all of this was more than entertainment, it was a genuine part of everyday life. Behind Alfred Hitchcock and Stephen King's works are real, prevalent histories that exist beyond the movies.
Safe and Spooky
Stay safe, Niner Nation!
Here are some quick and helpful tips from the Office of Emergency Management to ensure a safe, fun and responsible Halloween.
Exploring 400 Years of American Magic With New Podcast
Queen City Nerve featured Heather Freeman, professor of digital media, and the launch of her podcast Magic in the United States: 400 Years of Magical Beliefs, Practices, and Cultural Conflicts that encourages open dialogue about magic.
Ready for some cute and spooky costumes?
We asked you to submit your best childhood and pet costumes and they didn't disappoint. See your fellow Niners' creative costumes plus a special surprise from a well known Niners. Take a look!
What's the Most Popular Halloween Candy in North Carolina?
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Wicked Great Events
Carve out time for some Halloween fun! Check out some of the events happening on campus.
- The Campus Activities Board will give out spooky baskets. Come by the Popp Martin Student Union, Room 240, today from 2 to 4 p.m., and grab one!
- Stop by the Office of Undergraduate Research for some Halloween treats. There will be tips, tricks and hints to help you find opportunities for research from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today in the Barnard Building, Room 109.
- Get tickets for the workshop production of the Caligari Project as part of the Theatre Department's puppetry class. The production explores "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari," the landmark example of German Expressionist cinema. The original movie recently passed into public domain and is considered one of the first horror films and one of the first murder mysteries.
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