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Miss Jewdy, Bang Bang von Loola, Krista Gonna, and Little Sarah Tonin stand together after their show at the Lyric.

More than a performance: The Lyric hosts Halloween drag

Katherine Borsting, Staff Reporter October 26, 2023

With the month of October comes the holiday of Halloween. Those who celebrate may use the evening to dress up and act as a different person, expressing themselves however they see fit.  The Lyric in...

Krista Gonna improvises a routine during Drag Roulette at the Lyric.

Gallery: Halloween drag show

Cait McKinzie, Staff Photographer October 26, 2023

Two axes rest against the logs, to be used in the horizontal chop event Oct 7.

Why you should never piss off an ax-thrower

Will Engle, Staff Reporter October 26, 2023

There are a few things in life you just shouldn’t do if you know what’s good for you: poke a sleeping bear, kill John Wick’s dog or piss off a trained lumberjack who is capable of hurling an ax accurately...

Grant Smith carved a pumpkin live for families and Fort Collins community members Oct 19.

Pumpkins on Parade at The Gardens on Spring Creek

Sarah Goetz, Staff Reporter October 24, 2023

The Gardens on Spring Creek held their fourth Pumpkins on Parade event Oct. 19-22, continuing their annual Halloween tradition. This year’s Pumpkins on Parade was themed "Mythical and Magical Garden...

Students favorite horror movies to watch this Halloween

Students’ favorite horror movies to watch this Halloween

Hannah Parcells, Staff Reporter October 23, 2023

From costume parties to haunted houses, there’s no shortage of things to do in honor of Halloween. But the tradition of watching horror movies is one that has stood the test of time. Halloween and...

Liz Agna performs during the drag show

The Lyric presents a special Halloween drag show

Alex Wilson, Social Media Coordinator October 27, 2022

The Lyric held a Halloween drag show Friday, Oct. 21, where the performers executed an extra spooky production.  Krisa Gonna, the hostess and mastermind of the show, produced the screen projections...

Horrifying high: Scary movie report

Horrifying high: Scary movie report

Miles Buchan, Staff Reporter October 27, 2022

In the spirit of spooky season, I decided to engage with my fears by adding a psychoactive element to my scary movie experience. I set parameters regarding my method of cannabis consumption as it related...

Upcoming Halloween events near Fort Collins

Upcoming Halloween events near Fort Collins

Samy Gentle, Staff Reporter October 27, 2022

As the weekend before Halloween approaches, so do several spooky events in town. From bar crawls to haunted houses, Fort Collins and nearby towns have something for everyone. Harrington Art Alliance’s...

Miles Buchan, Collegian cannabis reporter, holds a pumpkin while cutting a precise hole into it for a mouthpiece

We made a pumpkin bong; you can too

Paul Brull, Cannabis Director October 27, 2022

Here at the cannabis desk, we love nothing more than celebrating spooky season. Between the frights and delights, Halloween is a great time to get high with friends and soon-to-be friends. Combining our...

Why track and field would survive the apocalypse

Why track and field would survive the apocalypse

Tyler Azzaro, Staff Reporter October 27, 2022

Editor’s Note: This is a satire piece from The Collegian’s sports section. Real names and the events surrounding them may be used in fictitious/semi-fictitious ways. Those who do not read the editor’s...

Henry: Halloween is the best holiday because its for everyone

Henry: Halloween is the best holiday because it’s for everyone

Brendan Henry, Staff Reporter October 27, 2022
The days of Mariah Carey and ancient recordings of Christmas jingles on a loop in every store and restaurant are on the horizon. Momentarily, the fear of the holiday season can be pushed aside for the more fun, self-inducing fear of Halloween. Halloween is the best holiday. Some folks are not connoisseurs of fear, which is totally understandable, yet one does not need to be scared to enjoy the season of spook thoroughly. There are plenty of things to enjoy about the holiday that both include and exclude the scares and raised hair. 
Drag queen Liz Agna prepares to perform

Gallery: Drag show at The Lyric

Sara Shaver, Staff Photographer October 27, 2022

Drag at The Lyric! returned with a Halloween twist the evening of Oct. 21. Hosted by Krisa Gonna, the show featured performances by Ursa LaBear, Liz Agna and Little Sarah Tonin. Performances — including...

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