By Maya Mabern Another week closer to Halloween, another loosely related listicle. This week, I thought about how many potentially cool costumes I could wear during Halloweekend, but there won’t be one this year — and just so we’re clear, there shouldn’t be.  Here is my working list of the best costumes for sitting in […]

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By Caitlin Fisher “The ghost of Nathaniel Hawthorne really let us down today,” I told my friends as we ran to catch the train back to Boston on Saturday afternoon. Really, it should have been ideal ghost hunting conditions. We were in Salem, Massachusetts, universally acknowledged as one of the most paranormally active cities in […]

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As a young kid, Halloween was the unique opportunity to stay up late and go out on a school night — granted, “late” meant 8 p.m. and “go out” meant walk around the neighborhood. Still, there was something undeniably special about trick-or-treating. It was so much more than just ringing doorbells and getting candy. Now […]

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By Marie Goldstein, Staff Writer @Marie_Goldstein This weekend, the streets of Allston swarmed with college students dressed in their Halloweekend best. I believe the best costumes are ones that are hilariously clever and have minimal money is spent on them. This weekend they were hard to find, but there were few that stood out. From […]

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