Frosh-cessities: 18 things I learned from my first Halloweek

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Halloweek flew by faster than Marnie and her grandma on a high-powered broom (see below). It was a long four days, but a sick four days — literally “sick,” as my voice was shot by the end of night one. Yet, it was without a doubt the most fun I’ve had at Brown thus far. As we say goodbye to October and all of its quiet (and not-so-quiet) graces — perfect weather, hellish midterms, a Red Sox win, an excuse to go out four nights in a row, campus protests, and another Fox News shoutout — I wanted to reflect upon what I learned over the past week. Halloweek, you were a hella-week, for sure. Here are 18 things I learned from my first Halloweek:

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Halloween 2013 (2)

BlogDailyHerald’s Third Annual Costume Contest: Results

Thanks to all who submitted photos of their costumes to our third annual costume contest. We received an overwhelming number of submissions this year, and we were glad that we had the chance to bear witness to your creativity and execution, even though we probably saw you on the street/at a party/at Jo’s at some point this weekend but just don’t remember. In true Twelve Angry Men fashion, the editors of BlogDH engaged in a heated debate over your submissions before reaching a final consensus. Without further ado, the MVP of Halloween.


Name: Emily W. ’14.5
Descriptions from left to right, top to bottom: 
Ms. Frizzle from The Magic School Bus; Squealer the pig, one of the original nine Beanie Babies; Angelica Pickles (and her doll Cynthia) from The Rugrats; Regina George and the Plastics (left to right: Julia S., ’14, Emily W. ’14.5, Vivianne A., ’14); Wanda and Cosmo (Conor M., Skidmore ’14) from The Fairly Odd Parents.

Congratulations, Emily! As promised, her photos will be featured in every post that we put up today. Check out the runners-up after the jump.

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Can you feel it coming in the air tonight?

…the deadline to submit your pictures to the third annual Halloweek costume contest, that is.

Did you rock the most awesome costume at Halloween Whisko? Ultra? Vanity? House parties? Frat houses? The SciLi? Wherever you and your costume went this week, you can achieve campus-wide fame by entering our third annual Halloweek costume contest!

Send a picture of your costume to blog@browndailyherald.com with your first name and the first initial of your last name, your class year, and a brief description of your costume by TONIGHT at 5 p.m. If you’re lucky, your beautiful face (and costume, duh) will be featured in every post we run tomorrow. Send ‘em on in! What are you waiting for?

BlogDH Panel: #tbt Halloween

The first day of Hannukah and Thanksgiving aren’t the only holidays that collide this year: today isn’t just Halloween, it’s also fucking Thursday.  Yes, its a #tbt Halloween.  To commemorate this epic occurrence, which won’t happen again until 2019, BlogDH shares with you their favorite #tbt Halloween get-ups. -Katie Bright

Ana: I was Esmeralda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame like three years in a row. Whatever.

Ana Colon: I was Esmeralda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame like three years in a row. Whatever.


Katie Bright: Taking a break from trick-or-treating to read? That, or my mom staged the photo.  I also would totally wear this tonight. Continue Reading

Sextion: Halloween costumes and the sex they inspire


Editorial Disclaimer: This post has been created by college students for college students.  It has been rated NC-17 for its sexual nature and anatomically graphic references. Please proceed at your own risk. Thanks for reading! Love, BlogDH

Monica and I have seen a bunch of wonderful Halloween costumes at parties recently, and we wanted to talk about how they inspire us. And really, how else would they inspire us besides inspiring us sexually? Halloween is the perfect time to get your sexy on, and there is no better time for role-play. We decided to take the opportunity to throw out a few suggestions for sex positions and acts that we think go well with the sentiment of several popular Halloween getups.

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Want to be famous? This could be you


Can you believe it? You too can achieve this level of Brown stardom: previous costume contest winners are shown here “posing” in costume with Brown’s organ in a post about the University’s age-old Halloween tradition. Of course, this was just one of several posts in which this Ben & Jerry’s crew was featured. So when you’re pregaming tonight, instead of fishing for compliments about how great your costume is (please, you already know it’s killer), have your biddies snap a photo and send it in to blog@browndailyherald.com with your first name, first initial of your last name, class year, and a brief description of your costume to be entered in our costume contestIf you win, your costume photo will be featured in every single one of our posts on Monday, November 4.  A star will be born.