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OU students share their favorite Halloween songs

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter October 19, 2022

Just as Halloween movies can get students into the spooky spirit, so can Halloween songs. “Ghostbusters,” “Monster Mash” and “A Nightmare On My Street” are just some of the most popular tracks...

Photo courtesy of Yates Cider Mill Facebook

OU students share their favorite fall activities

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter September 21, 2022

With fall approaching, there are many activities that Oakland University students love to do to ring in the season, from watching the leaves change colors — to cider mill season being in full swing. Established...

A variety of volunteer opportunities exist on campus — last week, students were able to make Halloween kits for underprivileged students in the area.

Leadership and Volunteer Center makes Halloween activity kits for underprivileged children

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter November 3, 2021

Oakland University’s Leadership and Volunteer Center held a volunteer opportunity on Wednesday, Oct. 27  for all OU students and faculty to assemble Halloween activity kits for local, underprivileged...

From left to right: Rorry Gilkinson, Coral Sifre and Darby Gilkinson from La Pittura.

La Pittura leads Halloween-themed ‘Learn To Face Paint!’ event

Tori Coker, Content Editor November 3, 2021

The La Pittura Art and Art History Club sent students into Halloween weekend in style with their “Learn To Face Paint!” event on Friday, Oct. 29. The event welcomed attendees over Zoom for a virtual...

The 12th Halloween, “Halloween Kills,” came out Friday, Oct. 15. 

‘Halloween Kills’ murders audience interest

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor October 27, 2021

Everybody knows the classic killers: Ghostface, Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers. It has become that time again where all these famous killers become relevant and are the classic Halloween...

ECLIPSE at OU is hosting a Trunk-or-Treat on Friday, Oct. 29. The social event will have free candy, games, music, giveaways and crafts.

ECLIPSE to host Trunk-or-Treat for Halloween

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor October 27, 2021

The Explorations in Collaborative Leadership and InterProfessional Education (ECLIPSE) Activities Board is hosting a Trunk-or-Treat on Friday, Oct. 29, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Human Health Building...

Reid and Cokers bitmojis are more than ready for Halloween 2021.

Killer OU themed Halloween costumes

Tori Coker and Lauren Reid October 27, 2021

Halloween is looming, and you probably don’t have a costume planned. Not to worry — there’s absolutely no way you won’t find at least half of these OU themed costume ideas appealing. A campus...

Posties share their must-watch Halloween film favorites

The Oakland Post Staff October 27, 2021

With Halloween right around the corner, we've compiled the staff's favorite spooky movies to help you get in the spirit. From bone-chilling horror, to classic family-friendly fall fun — The Oakland Post...

Jake Johnson and Zooey Deschanel as Nick Miller and Jess Day in New Girl episode Halloween (2012)

5 sitcom episodes to enjoy this Halloween season

Tori Coker, Content Editor October 20, 2021

With Oct. 31 right around the corner, time is running out to carve your best pumpkins, consume all your favorite seasonal drinks and snacks of the pumpkin variety and enjoy all of the incredible Halloween...

Cruella from Disneys live action movie is one of the trending Halloween costumes of 2021. Her red dress is one of her most popular looks.

What to wear: top trending Halloween costumes 2021

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter October 20, 2021

With Halloween quickly approaching, many people are scrambling to find activities and costumes to ring in the spooky season. There are so many costumes to choose from, not to mention, deciding if you’re...

Flora hides in the attic at Bly Manor with a ghostly presence. Amelie Bae Smith plays Flora in Netflix’s “The Haunting of Bly Manor.”

Netflix’s satisfyingly scary ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor October 21, 2020

With October being the spookiest ghost story time of the year, Netflix has released “The Haunting of Bly Manor.” The nine episode mini series is a perfect fit for the month of Halloween.  The series...

Haunted hallway, door decorating and prizes for Halloween

Haunted hallway, door decorating and prizes for Halloween

Emily Morris, Managing Editor October 21, 2020

Oakland University’s usual residential Haunted Halls are replaced with a Haunted Habitat and Hallway hosted by WXOU, OU’s student radio station, and door decorating contests in Housing. In-person...

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