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A pumpkin man sits on a barrel of hay with a shovel.

Photo Gallery: Halloween Decorations

Coco LeGrand and Ella Sottile November 1, 2020

As Halloween approaches, parents and children wonder how the holiday will be celebrated as Covid shows no signs of stopping. While the holiday will look different from past years, the people of Kirkwood...

Don't let these smiling ghosts fool you, some of these movies are sure to give you a fright.

Quiz: What horror movie should you watch?

Grace Marcus, features writer October 30, 2020

With the continued spread the COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of the fall season are looking different than ever before, Halloween being no exception. While this season is all about the scares, getting...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker

Top 3 best Tim Burton Halloween movies

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

*warning: minor spoilers may be included  Halloween is almost here, and that means it might be time to cozy up by the fireplace and watch a movie guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. But if...

Happy Halloween! Check out these top horror movies to complete any spooky date night.

Eight scariest movies for Halloween date nights

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer October 31, 2019


TKC artists depict the best ways to get good Halloween candy.

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

Have you ever wondered how to get the best candy on Halloween? View this art to find out.

One way to kick off spooky season is visiting a haunted house with some friends.

Haunted houses you should check out this Halloween season

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor October 10, 2019
One way to kick off spooky season is visiting a haunted house with some friends. Here are some haunted houses in the St. Louis area you should visit.
The only logical explanation for what happened is that your home is haunted.

Is your house haunted?

Kailey Shirrell, opinions writer October 8, 2019

This piece is entirely satirical. It’s a dark and scary October night. Thunder and lightning shake the foundation of your historic home. Lights flicker on and off and suddenly your ceiling light falls...

6 ways to cope with your post-Halloween blues

Maggie Burton, Grace Mennerick, and Catherine McCandless November 16, 2018

In this art spread, TKC art staffers list ways in which one can cope with the post-Halloween blues when November rolls around. From buying discounted candy to having a horror movie marathon, look to...

Heights: Don't look down.


Top 5 most common fears: illustrated

Lily Bartin, features writer October 30, 2018


Treat, no trick?

Treat, no trick?

Madelyn Rehkop, artist October 29, 2018

Trick-or-treating: an activity that almost all of us have done at least once in our lives. The question remains, though, why do we say “trick-or-treat” if we only really get a treat? I have always...

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