Announcing: Blog’s Fifth Annual Halloweek Costume Contest

It’s that time of year again.

We are stoked to announce our fifth annual Halloween costume contest. The premise is the same as always: send a picture of your costume (or your group’s costume/costumes) along with your first name, first letter of your last name, class year and a brief description of your costume to blog@browndailyherald.com.

We’ll announce the winner of the contest on the morning of Tuesday, November 3 (happy Election Day!), and — wait for it — your picture will be featured on Blog and will be our Facebook cover photo for the week In addition, we’ll post our favorite runners-up on Blog and on our Facebook page. Prepare yourself for the approaching fame and glamour.

Looking for some solo inspiration? Check out our winner from last year! Looking for some group inspiration? Check out these winners.

To judge costumes, we’ll be mostly focusing on creativity and commitment, but you’ll get Brownie points for anything that is Brown relevant! Our favorite runners-up will also win awards in a number of categories. We also <3 group costumes. We’ll be accepting submissions until 5 p.m. on Monday, November 2. Happy Halloweek, and we look forward to seeing your spoooooooooooky submissions!

Image via Charlotte Bilski ’16.


BlogDH + Ivy Film Festival present: Choose your Midnight Horror Movie

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Halloween is fast approaching, and while you’re all frantically coming up with seven different costumes for Halloweek, Ivy Film Festival and the Brown University Film Forum (BUFF) are preparing to screen a MIDNIGHT MOVIE to get in the Halloween spirit. The movie will be shown on Friday, October 25th at midnight in Lower Salomon, and it’s up to you to decide which movie will be screened!

We’ve teamed up with IFF and BUFF to get your input about the movie you want to see. While we regret to inform you that Halloweentown is not an option, please vote to see your favorite one of the following Halloween classics (check out movie options and our poll after the jump): Continue Reading


Drunk/Sober/High: Providence Ghost Tour

Drunk/Sober/High is a series started at New York University’s blog NYULocal. It sends a drunk person, a sober person, and a high person to all go enjoy (and endure) the same experience together. We love it, so we thought we’d give it a try. 

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Who says that Providence can’t be spooooooky all year round?! That’s right, no one. Thanks to our lovely friends at Providence Ghost Tour, you can learn about paranormal activity on good ol’ College Hill while partaking in the hour-and-a-half-long walking tour. We sent a few brave souls to hop on a tour to report back on their adventures. All who participated recommend the experience for all fearless Brunonians. Read the highlights after the jump and let the shenanigans ensue.

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