Are PCC students haunted by more than midterms?

Ghosts and ghouls have entertained our imagination for centuries as both fireside stories and as apparitions to the naked eye. While there are many critics who deny the possibility that such things could possibly exist, there is no denying the enigma they intrigue. With the onset of Halloween, legends have awakened and the lingering question of their existence continues to cultivate curiosity. A lady in white roaming the cemeteries in Chicago to an outlandish manor on the outskirts of San Jose, these are perhaps a …

‘Literature of Horror’ class picks the creepiest books to read for spooky season

Deep in conversation over the gothic novel and its place in our current society, the Literature of Horror class gathers to discuss the gothic traits that have been reconstructed into what we now call horror. Professor Tim Melnairk leads the discussion that delves into what scares us before both he and the class divulge their top book picks they find the most haunting. Freshman Quinn Hurd said when she was a young girl she read Dean Koontz’s “Door to December” and that this story still …

‘Halloween Ends’ and 9 other slasher movies you should be watching this October

“Halloween Ends” arrived in theaters and streaming on Peacock last Friday, with the promise of bringing one of the most iconic and identifiable horror franchises to a close. The series, which began with John Carpenter’s undisputed classic in 1978, has followed masked serial killer Michael Myers in pursuit of babysitter Laurie Strode for more than a dozen films spanning over 40 years. Jamie Lee Curtis has starred as Strode since the original, and has vowed that “Ends” will be her final reprisal of the role. …