Tag Archives: costumes

FresCon (April 1-2, 2017)

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Quick and easy Halloween costume guide

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DIY Halloween costumes that won’t break the bank

    As Cady Heron from “Mean Girls” once said, “Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total s*** and no other girls can say anything about it.”  But perhaps this year is ...

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Killer Halloween costumes

The key to a good Halloween costume is to be as pop culturally relevant as possible. While there is always that large percentage of girls who just wear animal ears and lingerie (a là “Mean Girls”), as well as men ...

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Halloween festivities on a budget

October is a month of pumpkins, candy, fright fests and also time for “Trick-or-Treaters” of all ages to open their wallets to spend. But Halloween purchases can leave wallets feeling emptier than a carved pumpkin. To avoid the tricky costs ...

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Top Trends for Halloween Costumes

Don’t know what sort of ghoul to dress up as for Halloween? Multimedia Journalist Jodi Parkinson tells us the most popular costumes this season — and she’s probably the best singer at The Collegian too.

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Local halloween store ready for season

Halloween is right around the corner, and the Spirit Halloween store located on Willow and Shaw avenues has plenty of ideas for those looking to get into the holiday spirit. Jasmine Lawson, the store’s manager, said the most popular costume ...

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Students show creativity through costumes

The taste of candy, the crisp autumn air and of course, the resurgence of monsters and decorations throughout neighborhoods are common perceptions of Halloween. But a more common interest to college students around this time of year is who can come up with the sexiest, scariest or most interesting costume out there.

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Sew far, sew good

A play without costumes is like a cupcake without frosting. For the productions at Fresno State, the university theater costume shop provides that topping.

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Dressing for less (on Halloween) THE SEQUEL

FOR WEDNESDAY, I WROTE THE FIRST PART of a two-part column exploring cheap Halloween costume ideas for those people, like me, who have been either too lazy or too thrifty to pick up a Halloween costume.

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Halloween costumes can be tricky


At Halloween Express on Shaw and Chestnut avenues, Karissa Bilbo smiled with the enthusiasm of someone who loves her job –– it is her first. To get it, she came to her interview with two pictures of herself in full costume.

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Workers, students should leave their costumes hanging at home

As Halloween quickly approaches, the editorial staff of The Collegian would like to make a small request of students and faculty: leave your costumes at home. Don’t get us wrong — The Collegian editorial staff does not consist of a handful of killjoys, jaded and bitter toward the candy-corniest holiday of the year. Many of us have been and will be participating in various Halloween-related activities.

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