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Editor’s note: Halloween issue 2016

Ah, Halloween is in the air. The leaves are changing, the rain is falling and the ghosts are reemerging from the depths of Main Stacks. Though our noses are still grazing the pages of our course readers, because it seems everybody has a paper due or midterm on Halloween this year
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Finding materials for your upcoming Halloween costume

Halloween is undoubtedly one of the most fun and festive times of the year. What’s better than eating candy with friends, going to parties and dressing up? Now that it’s October, it’s time to start thinking about what you want to dress up as for Halloween! Because “Halloweekend” usually consists
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Photograph: Jennifer Tanji/File, Drawing: Kelsi Krandel/Staff, Design: Sabrina Werts/Senior Staff

DIY Halloween costumes: Berkeley edition

It’s the week of Halloween, and you still don’t know what you’re doing just yet. It happens sometimes. You’re in a crunch, the costume section at Party Heaven is almost completely sold out, and you don’t know what else to do. Luckily, that’s why the Pinterest deities invented DIY. Besides, the
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10 random facts about Oski

What does it feel like to stand before a crowd of 63,000 wearing baggy pants, a lumpy sweater and a hairy American Grizzly mask on the hottest day in November? Step into the (size 15!) shoes of Oski, UC Berkeley’s beloved school mascot. For sports fans at Cal, Oski is
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