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News & Stories: 2008-09

Halloween events bring campus to lifeNovember 3, 2008

Students gathered at dusk on Friday, October 31 for a candlelit vigil to raise awareness about domestic violence. The event was organized by the Social Justice Coalition in collaboration with Safe Haven Ministries.

Children in costumes at Calvin's annual Light in the Night Halloween celebration

Meanwhile hundreds of costumed children from the community meandered through the apartment buildings in Knollcrest East on Halloween for the annual Light in the Night celebration. Buildings collaborated on decorative themes like The Jungle Book, The Wizard of Oz, outer space and more.

A student dressed up as Star War's Chewbacca poses for a picture

A Chewbacca suit got this student many votes for best dressed at Student Senate's annual Halloween Masquerade Dance. Other costumes seen at the dance included two students dressed as milk and cookies, a gumball machine, Michael Phelps, Harry Potter and a bevy of witches, ghouls, princesses and ninjas.

Senior Matt Decker recites The Tell-Tale Heart at the English department's first Edgar Allen Poe party

Finally students scared themselves silly at the English department's first Edgar Allen Poe party Friday night. The party included readings of Poe's poems and stories, like "The Tell-Tale Heart Heart" being recited above by senior Matt Decker.

~words and images by Allison Graff, communications and marketing

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Candlelit VigilCandlelit prayer vigil for victims of domestic violence

Light in the Night

Light in the Night

Masquerade Dance

Masquerade Dance

Edgar Allen Poe Party

Masquerade Dance