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City College: Check out these 6 events happening Halloween in San Diego

There are options for all ages all over the county
Sophia Traylor, Multimedia Journalist October 31, 2022
With Halloween right around the corner and last-minute costumes drying from the hot glue gun, where students and faculty decide to celebrate the spooky holiday should be a simple task. San Diego is full of events catered to the variety of ages that make up San Diego City College’s population.
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RADIO: Scholarships, Halloween and Dia de los Muertos on NRW

Listen to this week's student-produced radio show now
Staff, City Times Sound October 28, 2022
If you’re transferring next fall but worried now about paying for college, learn more about scholarships and grants for San Diego City College students. The holiday weekend is also packed with great local events.
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CalWorks Arts & Crafts Day brings holiday spirit to City College

CalWorks is hosting a virtual puppet show on Nov. 20
Lucas Barreto, Staff Writer November 19, 2020
With many City College students isolated from friends and family during the holidays, Zoom has become the best way to bring everyone together to celebrate. 
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VIDEO: Mail-in ballot deadlines explained

Confusion continues over rules that vary by state
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 30, 2020
As voters mail in ballots in record numbers, there is a lot of confusion among California voters about when their ballots should be turned in.
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5 fun Halloween activities for 2020

Check out this list of pandemic-friendly ideas for all ages
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 16, 2020
With everything gone virtual, holidays such as Halloween are starting to look a little different this year. Check out this list of fun local events.
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A procrastinator’s guide to choosing a Halloween costume

There are cheap, easy options to try before heading out tonight.
Lacey Stefano, Staff Writer October 31, 2019
There is very little time left to choose a Halloween costume before heading out tonight.
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What does Halloween 2018 look like according to Google?

Fortnite costumes are trending on Google.
Nadia Mishkin, News Editor October 30, 2018
The No. 1 costume search both nationwide and in San Diego is the video game sensation Fortnite.
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Dia de los Muertos

Halloween week events continue in San Diego

Halloween falls on Hump Day, but the city won’t be dead.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 30, 2018
Halloween falls on Hump Day, but the city won’t be dead. Here is a list of upcoming Halloween and Dia de los Muertos events on and around the City College campus.
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Students had the opportunity to get their faces painted in the cafeteria for the Day of the Dead celebration on Oct. 29. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

ASG Halloween Festival packs Gorton Quad

A day of crafty costumes, celebrating the dead and joining a new club
Destiny Ortiz November 12, 2015

The cafeteria was taken over by carefully crafted altars and outside by club stands as the Halloween Festival, Dia de los Muertos and Club Rush all took place in Gorton Quad on Oct. 29. Women, children...

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Caught in a sweet web

Chocolate peanut butter spider cookies to kick off your Halloween night
Katherine Salindayao-White October 25, 2015

Halloween calls for spooky sweets. Chocolate peanut butter spider cookies are a festive cute dessert that can be a crowd pleaser or even just a chance to chow down on a sweet snack. The creamy peanut...

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The Jibe dancers, dressed head to toe in zombie attire, greeted guests of the Haunted Trail with a dance routine as they entered the attraction on Oct. 19 in Balboa Park. Led by Jennifer Hill and Abby Neves, the group of 16 zombies bumrushed the crowd of people waiting outside Trail. The undead dancers performed a 15-minute dance routine to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and Rihanna’s “Disturbia.” The dancers, who consisted of mostly 10-20-year-old girls and women, fused hip hop, cheerleading and jazz styles for the performance but maintained their zombiefied demures by purposely staggering  and displaying monotone expressions throughout the routine. Photo by Mike Madriaga

Zombies with soul

The Jibe zombies perform outside of the Haunted Trail
Mike Madriaga October 24, 2015

Just up the street from the City College resides “The Haunted Trail,” located in Balboa Park. The text on its website warns people with heart conditions and prone to seizures to refrain from entering...

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Carnival goers had the chance to get their face painted by members of the Cosmetology department at the ASG sponsored Halloween carnival Oct. 30 Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Students celebrate Halloween at ASG sponsored carnival

Kenan Jackson November 5, 2014

Decorated as an old graveyard with tombstones and spiderwebs, over 200 students, faculty and children gathered in Gorton Quad to celebrate the Associated Students Government sponsored Halloween Carnival...

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