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Three Halloween events to explore this year

Jenna Lin, Staff Writer October 28, 2023

Gaudy lawn decorations, countless trunk-or-treats and Michael Meyers are back on the big screen: it is officially spooky season, and the list of local Halloween activities seems to expand by the day. Here...

Photo of movie clip from Hocus Pocus (1993). Image courtesy of IMDb.

On favorite entertainment during the fall

Bailey Blackburn, Photo Editor October 19, 2023

During the months of September and October, many students celebrate the fall season by watching their favorite shows and movies that remind them of the autumn months. Characters wearing warm outfits, spooky...

A row of pumpkins at Hy-Vee Grocery Store on Nifong.

On favorite Halloween activity

Kaden Rhodes, Staff Photographer October 13, 2023

As the anticipated October holiday creeps around the corner, RBHS students share their favorite Halloween activities.   Neal Schneider, freshman Neal Schneider (9) photo by Kaden Rhodes. “My...

The suspects walk the threshold of the Venice mansion. Image courtesy of IMDb.

“A Haunting in Venice:” A spooky new twist on old tropes

Ella Wampler, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

“A Haunting in Venice,” (2023) the movie adaptation of the book “Hallowe’en Party” by Agatha Christie, showcases a movie unafraid to walk the line between horror and mystery, utilizing common...

On favorite past Halloween costumes

On favorite past Halloween costumes

Bailey Blackburn, Photographer October 28, 2022

Nearing the end of October, many students celebrate the Halloween tradition of dressing up in costume to go Trick-or-Treating. Whether it’s a spooky costume or something silly, RBHS students share what...

Art by Desmond Kisida.

Halloween fosters self-expression with limits

Nora Crutcher-McGowan November 4, 2021
America has its fair share of stuffy rules and social norms, but “Halloween is the one time of year a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girl can say anything about it.” Cady Heron from “Mean Girls” was sort of right. Maybe not about the “slut” comment, but more so about self-expression and the costume aspect of the holiday. 

Bruin bear had a great fall

Devin Hall November 2, 2020

In the first Bruin Bear comic of the school year, Barnky enjoys the fall season with their partner by carving pumpkins, watching movies, and spending time outdoors. Just because covid has made it harder...

Day 98

Day 98

Bailey Stover June 23, 2020
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 98th day of social distancing working on Bearing News, going for a walk and watching "Veronica Mars" with her brother.
Day 92

Day 92

Bailey Stover June 17, 2020
During her 92nd day of social distancing, senior Bailey Stover submitted entries to CSPA, went shopping with her mom and visited her grandpa for dinner.
Art by Devin Hall.

Students retell haunting tales

Devin Hall October 30, 2019
Three students retell their ghostly tales, which include a terrifying tapping, an potential phantom and mysterious scratching.
Junior Courtney Bach blends into the dark background where only her face is illluminated by the candle in the foreground. Her face is painted with makeup to mimic a skull. Photo by Sarah Mosteller.

Five students recollect Halloween experiences

Olivia Peters October 29, 2019
Students retell their Halloween experiences: working in a haunted house, going to a haunted house, attending a Halloween party, trick-or-treating and watching a horror movie.
Halloween art and icons by Riley Kerns.

Historic facts disprove Halloween myths

Amira McKee October 29, 2019
Halloween, a holiday associated with superstition, religion and frightening images, stems from the complexities of myths, facts and mysteries as it has evolved over time.
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