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Costumes on the internet display tight, short and revealing costumes, which can have a negative impact on the way teenage girls and women view themselves.

Halloween impacts girls’ body image

Karlie Saed '23, Photostory Editor October 30, 2022

Horror movies, creating jack-o-lanterns, eating candy and going trick-or-treating are just a few aspects associated with Halloween. But as you get older this all becomes childish, right?  Although...

Deciding between a costume to fit the vibe is always a struggle. Wanting to fit and not be judged but, still try to feel confident and stay true to yourself. Halloween highlights the psychological need to fit in and the stress that comes with it.

The stress of Halloween costumes

Ava Coyle ’25, Paper Opinions Editor October 20, 2022

With Halloween coming up in only a few weeks, picking the right costume is on everyone’s mind. Finding a costume you can feel comfortable and confident in, but also fits with everyone else’s costume...

Social media platforms, like TikTok and Pinterest, promote creative and unique costume ideas for Halloween.

Social media produces original Halloween costume ideas

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor October 17, 2022

It is officially the season of pumpkin spice lattes, scary movies and uggs, meaning Halloween is just around the corner.  The pressure of finding the perfect costume is on, and Spirit Halloween props...

Students plan creative Halloween costumes

Charlotte Smith ’21 and Grace Livecchi '21 October 29, 2020

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Spirit Halloween sells spooky costumes in time for the 31st

Spirit Halloween sells spooky costumes in time for the 31st

October 11, 2018

By Carolyn Gray '19 and Madison Andrews '21

Halloween 2017 hits Westport

Halloween 2017 hits Westport

November 1, 2017

By Anna Rhoads '19

English Department Continues Their Costume Tradition

English Department Continues Their Costume Tradition

November 10, 2016

By: Alexandra Sprouls '19 and Camryn Ragland '18 The English department dressed up in costumes on Oct. 31st to spread the Halloween spirit throughout Staples. “As a department we just find it really...

Don’t Fear Halloween: 5 Last-Minute, DIY Costumes That Will Save Your Halloweekend

Don’t Fear Halloween: 5 Last-Minute, DIY Costumes That Will Save Your Halloweekend

Alexa Moro ’18 November 1, 2016

With Halloween approaching quickly, the hallways of Staples are buzzing with conversation about what students are wearing for “halloweekend”, the weekend of halloween festivities that comes before...

Reject revealing Halloween costumes

Reject revealing Halloween costumes

Colette Lippman, Staff Writer October 19, 2015

I was obsessed with Halloween when I was a little girl. I mean, who wasn’t? I loved going to find the perfect pumpkin to carve however I pleased and stuffing my pillowcase to the brim with candy. But...

Ethan Hall and Jordan Rubin monkey around as they are towed through main street in a bright red wagon.

Halloween parade another spooktacular success

Katie Settos, Creative Director October 30, 2013

On Oct. 29, the Parks and Recreation Department, Downtown Merchants Association and Westport PAL teamed up to host the annual Halloween Spectacular. Children and parents clad in costumes ranging from superheroes...

Some Students Create Group Halloween Costumes

October 22, 2010

Dana Rappaport ’11 Web Managing Editor On Oct. 31 many will stray from their usual jean-sweatshirt garb into attire closely resembling Cleopatra or Elvis. Many students may stray from individual cosumes...

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