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Satire: The Gooseman of Sikes Lake

Gooseman
October 16, 2020

As the days of October dwindle, the students of MSU have turned their attention to Halloween. Unbeknownst to many of the young Mustangs preparing for spooky season, a true terror lies at the bottom of...

How local haunted houses are functioning in the pandemic

Haunted House
October 16, 2020

October has always been viewed as the time of year when people can dress up as scary creatures and have Halloween parties with treats and scary movies, but Oct. 2020 has different plans as the pandemic...

‘A Quiet Place’ scares with silence

John Krasinski and Noah Jupe in A Quiet Place (2018). Photo Jonny Cournoyer
April 8, 2018

I have to admit: I was not all too thrilled to watch "A Quiet Place." I am lukewarm about Emily Blunt's acting capabilities. I thought the fact that she was making the movie with her real-life husband...

Aim for long-term goal, not short-term payoff

Brendan Wynne
February 16, 2018

There’s a scientific study that says if you stand in a superhero pose for just five minutes before a job interview, a big presentation or a really hard task, you will not only feel more confident,...

Critical Conversation Series discusses sexual assault on campus

Eliza Cameron, English sophomore and Lia Wiley, radiology sophomore engage in discussions at the Critical Conversation Series, speaking about the Campus Climate survey on sexual misconduct. Nov 27. Photo by Bridget Reilly
November 28, 2017

To discuss the results of the campus climate survey that was distributed last spring, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs members hosted the last topic for the Critical Conversations...

Horror Maze offers on-campus scares

Kenadi Campbell, computer science senior, and Amber McCutcheon, psychology freshman, have a killer scene set up to scare people walking through the Haunted Maze set up by Black Student Union and University Programming Board in the quad on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson
October 31, 2017

Fog, candy, costumes and scares. All of these components made up University Programming Board's Horror Maze event. To give students an on-campus opportunity to participate in Halloween festivities...

‘It Follows’ calls back to ’70s horror

Maika Monroe, Lili Sepe, and Daniel Zovatto in It Follows (2014)
October 31, 2017

Horror is one of the most creative film genres. There are plenty of themes to explore and with modern special effects, what can be filmed is absolutely limitless. That being said, however, horror...

IT remake: a safe yet good film

Pennywise from It. Photo by Brooke Palmer
September 12, 2017

I will be the first to admit that I was not rooting for "It." After hearing about the original director (Cary Fukunaga) leaving the project due to creative differences with the studio, I had doubts...

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