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Fourth-year biology major Aida Marquez discusses wearing a Hannah Montana costume for Halloween as a kid in Corvallis on Oct. 26, 2023.

Student on the street: What is the best Halloween costume you have ever seen or worn?

Lucinda Boyle, News Contributor
November 4, 2023

With Halloween right around the corner, we asked students to weigh in on their favorite costume choices.   Name: Rachel Mahler Major: Animal science Year: Third-year Best Costume:...

A skeleton on a Memorial Union balcony, photographed on October 30, 2016. The Memorial Union will be hosting several Halloween events in upcoming days.

MU to host Halloween events Friday, Tuesday

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
October 25, 2023

The spookiest day of the year is around the corner, and if you don’t have anything planned yet, there's no need to go far, with Halloween events planned on campus. On Oct. 31 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.,...

Illustration showing several Christmas trees with one in front decorated with red garlands, white snow a star. There is much debate over when the right time to celebrate Christmas is.

On Our Minds: Decking the halls must wait until after Thanksgiving

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
November 29, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The age-old debate between Mariah Carey songs before...

Jen Waters, the executive director of the Whiteside Theatre, located at 361 SW Madison Ave., holding a
picture frame of Lillian McElroy, a vaudeville star who is rumored to haunt the organ in the theater. McElroy is only one of a few ghosts that are said to linger around the Whiteside.

Local ghost enthusiasts discuss Corvallis’s most hair-raising haunts

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
October 25, 2021

Rumors say that Corvallis, Ore.’s Whiteside Theatre is home to two commonly-seen ghosts—but the historic theater is not the city’s only haunted place. Over the years, many rumors have spread about...

Corvallis Residents at The Melon Shack located at NE Garden Avenue. The popular attraction spot features a pumpkin patch, haunted corn maze, and fall treats.

COVID-19 and Halloween weekend festivities

Angela Tam, COVID-19 Beat Reporter
October 31, 2020

As fall colors change and Halloween weekend fast approaches, COVID-19 remains as prevalent as ever in the Corvallis community, leaving residents unsure about how to celebrate and city officials stressing...

Candy corn lies sprinkled around a spilled cup of liquid. Drinking occurs at some Halloweekend parties, and the police are encouraging students to make smart choices. 

Halloweekend right around corner, so are police

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
October 28, 2019

Halloweekend, what college students refer to the weekend nearest to Halloween as, is fast approaching as Oregon State University students gear up to take on the festivities. Starting the weekend of Oct....

Drag Show

Drag culture provides a chance to speak out

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
October 29, 2018

On Oct. 26, Rainbow Continuum put on the Fall Drag Show at the LaSells Stewart Center. Drag is the adoption of clothing and roles of another gender for the purposes of play, entertainment or eroticism....

(L to R) Wes Walker, Caitlin Garets, and Indiana Laub perform as AFI at the 2016 Corvallis DIY Halloween Cover show. Garets and Laub will be returning to cover The Misfits this year. 

Corvallis DIY celebrates third annual Halloween cover show

Donald Orr, News Contributor
October 25, 2018

Ghosts and ghouls won’t be the only things going bump in the night this Halloween weekend.Corvallis DIY, a punk music community, will celebrate its third annual Halloween cover show Saturday, Oct. 27...

541 Garden Pumpkins

Safety tips for Halloween

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
October 22, 2018

Halloween weekend in Corvallis presents students with the opportunity to take a break from their studies, unwind, and celebrate the holiday. This weekend traditionally sees an increase in many types of...

Baro Editor-in-Chief Lauren Sluss stands outside of the Student Experience Center. 

Letter from the Editor: Minimizing cultural appropriation begins with discussion, education

Lauren Sluss, Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2017

Over the past week, the Baro has engaged in multiple discussions about ways to participate in Halloween celebrations safely. However, there is one important aspect of Halloween in which we have not discussed:...

High risk drinking

OSU addresses high risk drinking on college campuses

Madilyn Sturges Multimedia Contributor
November 6, 2016

A town hall meeting looked towards curbing high risk drinking and substance abuse on campus. More than 70 people gathered in the club level room in Reser Stadium Wednesday night to talk about the issues...

A skeleton on a Memorial Union balcony, photographed on October 30, 2016. The Memorial Union will be hosting several Halloween events in upcoming days.

Haunted MU to host Halloween-themed activities

Valerie Maule Multimedia Contributor
October 30, 2016

With this year’s Halloween slowly creeping to an end, it’s still not too late to enjoy some haunted Halloween treats.For the first time ever, the Memorial Union is hosting a Haunted House, from 8 p.m....

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