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Liz Agna performs during the drag show

The Lyric presents a special Halloween drag show

Alex Wilson, Social Media Coordinator October 26, 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...

Halloween brings concerns about rainbow-colored fentanyl

Halloween brings concerns about rainbow-colored fentanyl

Alexander Wilson, Staff Reporter October 26, 2022

The Drug Enforcement Administration released a statement Aug. 30 warning about rainbow-colored fentanyl being used to target younger generations in America.  Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid labeled...

Horrifying high: Scary movie report

Horrifying high: Scary movie report

Miles Buchan, Staff Reporter October 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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...

Because I Got High: Paranoia

Because I Got High: Paranoia

Guest Author October 26, 2022

Editor’s Note: “Because I Got High” content consists of community story submissions and does not represent the views of The Collegian or its editorial board. The Collegian does not promote underage...

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 26, 2022
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 26, 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...

Eckburg: Dont worry — your candy is not filled with razors or poison

Eckburg: Don’t worry — your candy is not filled with razors or poison

Bella Eckburg, Opinion Director October 24, 2022
Trick-or-treating is a great Halloween tradition, but it's also one that plays into our cultural fear of strangers. Don't worry, though: You're very unlikely to get poisoned this Halloween.
halloween thoughts

How to not culturally appropriate with Halloween costumes

Alexander Wilson , Social Media Coordinator October 23, 2022

Editor's Note: All opinions reflected within are views of the individual author only.   With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to talk about costumes and cultural appropriation.  Cultural...

University outside hitter Kennedy Stanford (17) serves the ball

Kennedy Stanford: The gold-blooded killer

Damon Cook , Staff Reporter October 23, 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...

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