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Emerald Recommends: Halloween Songs

“Halloween V mix” — RL Grime While children will be parading in the streets on Oct. 31 in celebration of the largest candy giveaway of the year, EDM fans will be celebrating for a different reason: Los Angeles-based DJ and producer RL Grime will release his sixth annual Halloween mix. The …

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Live from the graveyard

This Hallow’s Eve, Eugene is hosting a concert to die for. Tucked away in the hills of southwest Eugene lies the Eugene Masonic Cemetery, which has been a part of the city’s history since its inception in 1859 — 10 years after the city’s founding. The Hope Abbey Mausoleum, an …

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Review: The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror celebrates its 25th year

The 25th installment of The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror (XXV) brought a sense of familiarity and silliness with what has undoubtedly become a beloved Halloween tradition from the oldest running animated series. We begin the episode with an alternate universe where Bart Simpson actually enjoys school and even ends up class valedictorian. …

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13th Avenue business slows during breaks

As students head home to spend the holidays with their loved ones, putting school out of their mind, local businesses on 13th Ave. must continue to meet sale goals. This can prove to be relatively difficult due to the fact that most of their clientele are students who tend to go …

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Netflix or not, make sure these movies make it into your collection

When it comes to streaming movies, there’s no shortage of options. Everything from the Xbox 360 perched under your boyfriend’s 32-inch HDTV to the iPad you got for Christmas last year is capable of running streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Instant Video or Hulu. But even the almighty Netflix …

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Music: A haunting Halloween playlist

Halloween is officially here and you can’t truly enjoy the holiday without immersing yourself completely in the haunted spirit. From costume parties to a casual, laid back celebration, this playlist should help you feel immersed in the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve.

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Sex: From Ninja Turtles to sexy Big Birds—a reflection on Halloweens past

It’s Halloween, and I want to go trick-or-treating. I remember the days when Halloween used to signify heaping pumpkin-shaped bags of candy and dressing up as a Ninja Turtle. It meant going door-to-door with my siblings, excitedly seeking the best of goodies, before returning home and trading our favorite pieces …

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Food: How to cook up some spooky party treats

It’s Halloween, which means it’s time to get creative with food. The best Halloween parties provide bowls of mystery foods that feel like spooky things to freak out their guests. Here’s a quick guide to help you set up a simple, freaky smorgasbord of body parts and gross things made …

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Technology: Horror games for Halloween

A movie or a book can be scary, sure, but video games have the unique power to really get inside your head. Somehow the combination of player agency and immersion give way to some of the most terrifying experiences one can have. Here’s a list of games that will be …

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Tech: News week of Oct. 22-26

Big news from Apple this week: the iPad mini was announced. The new tablet PC is smaller, faster and features a longer battery life than the iPad 3. Revealed alongside the new hardware was an update for existing iOS devices and the iPad 4, the next iteration of the classic …

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Jason Webley brings trickery, twirling and tickle fights to Halloween show

This was Halloween night at WOW Hall, nicknamed “WOW Halloween” by Webley; a little random, a little quirky and very focused on crowd participation.

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This Week in Thumbs: Halloween candy, lawyers

The Opinion desk gives thumb-based commentary on the week’s events: Global warming skeptic reverses his stance; Free Candy!; ‘Foreclosure mill’ mocks down-on-their-luck homeowners; 20-year Harvard University survey shows tanning bed use leads to skin cancer.

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Saldana: Halloween 2011, according to me

I usually dedicate this little space called My Column for political, legislative or administrative events, decisions or policies that directly affect the campus and — by extension — its students and staff. But bear with me as I digress into social issues that, after this Halloween weekend, I can clearly see need to be addressed.

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EPD issues high number of citations during Halloween weekend

Going into this Halloween weekend, the Eugene Police Department knew it would be a challenge. Game day festivities, Occupy Eugene protests and Halloween parties had Eugene filled with a variety of rabble-rousers, which led to 137 incidents prompting police responses throughout the weekend.

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Experts explain the science behind why we like Halloween

Americans have embraced Halloween celebrations much more than any other country, and yet culturally, our ties to it are weak when compared to other major holidays that take place across the U.S. Why do we love Halloween, and what does that say about who we are?

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Halloween events calendar

Here are some Halloween events to do this weekend that won’t get you in trouble.

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Hysteria City scares local residents into the Halloween mood

Before heading out for a night of Halloween booze and barely-there costume reviews, check out Hysteria City, an indoor Halloween village in Springfield.

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Clever last-minute Halloween costumes

For those of us who haven’t been planning our costumes since June, but would like to take part in the holiday festivities accordingly, here are some wacky and simple last-minute costumes that you can throw together for this year.

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Halloween events on campus

Halloween Weekend is upon us. If you need a fun place to kick it, don’t immediately head off campus. There are plenty of fun events on campus from now until Oct. 31 that are free for students to attend.

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Fun drinks for your Halloween party

No party is complete without drinks, and the perfect Halloween party is no exception. With a fruity punch, green beer-and-cider cocktail and a sweet-as-pie shot, drinkers of all tastes can pick their poison, making your party a monster hit.

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Opinion

Editorial: Be smart this Halloween weekend

Here are some easy ways to get through this weekend without pissing off your neighbors, professors or the police.

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Halloween party decorations

Halloween is all about getting creative. What better way to express yourself than with some original decorations to really bring the holiday spirit into your home? Check out these scarily awesome suggestions.

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Halloween treats to serve at a party

Halloween is the perfect holiday to get creative in the kitchen. Whether you need themed appetizers for a Halloween bash, want a holiday-inspired main dish for a small dinner party or desire sweet treats to sink your teeth into, these recipes will help you out.

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