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Thursday, March 23, 2023


Save some green on Halloween costumes

Halloween is finally here, and as usual, that involves parties, candy and monsters. But for many college students, buying a costume is a luxury they cannot afford. In an effort to go a little green and be a little cheap, here are some great Halloween costumes that require very little money and might use things that you already own.


YouTube makes doing make-up a breeze

Living in the modern age has many advantages. As college students we should praise YouTube for all that is has brought us.

For Halloween, we can utilize the wealth of information from make-up experts. If your goal is to be gruesome, a quick search for zombie make-up tutorial yields 3,260 results. For those looking for a cute or sexy costume, a fairy make-up tutorial yields 3,330. However, these are merely ideas, and you can search for hundreds of other tutorials.


Channel your inner hippie

It might be a little cliché and old fashioned, but a pair of jeans, a tie-dye shirt and a bandana can instantly transform anyone back to the past. Most of you probably have some homemade tie-dye shirt from the ’90s when making your own shirts was standard procedure.

Instead of throwing them away, you can pair tie-dye on top of those old jeans with holes in them. You never know how throwing together old clothing can bring together a costume that is as unique as it is creative.


Bacchus, God of Bad 80’s Movies 

If you’ve ever seen a movie from the ’80s or ’90s where they have had a costume party, you might have caught a glimpse of the college frat guy donning a white sheet and a laurel wreath.

If you want to go for a look that’s more stereotypical, opt for the toga — easily the most common Halloween costume for college co-eds everywhere. Just grab a white sheet. (And if you want to go a little more risqué, wear nothing underneath.)

No matter what, your options are as limitless as your imagination. Be safe, and have a happy Halloween.

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