Halloween

Q&A with SF State Police Chief Wu

October 30, 2017 News

For many years, Jason Wu would dress up every Halloween as “Bingo” from the 1960s kids television program, “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour.” Today, Wu dawns a police uniform as SF State Police Chief, believing in the value of trust and saying, “we are truly here to serve our campus community.” Growing up, Wu knew ...

City Hall hosts annual Ghost Walk

October 29, 2017

It’s easy to hear a story of a murder. It gets a little harder to swallow when you find out you’re standing on the location of the murder. Sometimes the scariest stories are true ones. An event called the Ghost Walk was held on Thursday night, where attendees were told ghastly tales and spooked from ...

Hermanos Unidos celebrates Halloween with community service

October 31, 2016 Life

While most college students center their Halloween festivities around costumes and partying, members of SF State’s Hermanos Unidos used the holiday as an opportunity for community service. Just days before Halloween, a few members of HU delivered 100 hand-made activity kits for sick children at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital of Stanford. Approximately 15 members ...

Student Health Services promotes wellness with Halloween spirit

October 27, 2016 Life

Student Health Services hosted a Halloween-themed open house Wednesday to promote stress management techniques and student success. The Student Health Center was transformed into a Halloween house and costumed staff handed out treats to attract students to come in and talk about stress management techniques. The SHS Open House planning committee thought this was the ...

Seventh annual costume dodgeball brings record turnout

October 25, 2016 Life

Cobwebs, skeletons and caution tape transformed The Gymnasium Thursday night, which hosted over 100 students dressed in costumes for the Halloween-themed dodgeball tournament. The campus recreation department held the seventh annual event with a record high of 16 teams in participation, all clad in various wild costumes in the spirit of the season. Teams dressed ...

Our culture is not a costume

October 28, 2015 Opinion

[media-credit name=”Illustration by Reid Cammack” align=”alignright” width=”515″][/media-credit] The scariest part of Halloween is not the monsters or gory costumes but how ignorant people are about other cultures. During Halloween, we often see people dressed as Native Americans for “Cowboys and Indians” partner costumes, the fiesta girl or Día de Los Muertos costume, the mystical belly ...

Costume dodgeball makes for spooky intramural fun

October 24, 2015 Life

Draped wall to wall in cobwebs, caution tape and skeletons, SF State’s gym was transformed into a Halloween-themed arena Friday night. Six costumed dodgeball teams competed with one goal in mind: to knock each other out of the tournament and slide into the finals. Campus recreation hosted its sixth annual costume dodgeball tournament Friday, open ...

Bigots ruin Caitlyn costume

September 16, 2015 Opinion

[media-credit name=”(Eva Rodriguez / Express)” align=”alignright” width=”621″][/media-credit] Halloween is the time of year when everyone breaks out their skimpy, scary and tacky costumes and parade around, pretending to be someone else for one, fun night. While many costumes sold in stores like Spirit Halloween are fun and campy, Halloween costumes often lend themselves to perpetuating offensive ...

SF State hosts week of free Halloween events

October 22, 2013 2 Comments

Oct. 25 Costume Dodgeball Tournament Friday, Oct. 25, Campus Recreation will host a costume dodgeball tournament in Gym 100 at 6 p.m. Though the entry deadline for teams has passed, students can watch teams compete. Source: Student Life at SF State Oct. 25 Nightmare on Holloway A Halloween-themed dance party will take place Friday, Oct. ...

PHOTOS: SF State gets into Halloween spirit

October 31, 2012 News

From zombies and vampires to psycho pumpkins, SF State students celebrated Halloween by wearing their creatively ghoulish outfits to school. Check out what students wore to school today on this ghostly holiday. [HTML1]