Forget the ghosts and goblins: There’s already plenty of scary stuff out there this year! That’s why, this Halloween, the College of Charleston is making sure students stay safe and healthy with a weekend of fun festivities without the fright.

“We want our students to stay safe and healthy as our city and state work to limit the spread of COVID-19,” said President Andrew T. Hsu in an email reminding all Cougars to think first – about their costumes, their personal safety and about the health of the community at large – when celebrating Halloween this year. “We want everyone to have a fun and safe Halloween and for our entire campus community to continue to be proud of the way that our students behave and represent themselves and our university.”

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The College has a wide range of events – from contests to drive-ins – planned for Friday, Oct. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 31. A highlight of the weekend will certainly be “Halloween Yoga with President Hsu” in the Cistern Yard at 5 p.m. on Friday. The “gentle Yinyasa” style class will feature President Hsu and will include the Hsu Pose. Space is limited, and registration is now full. A full list of activities is below.

“Our goal is for all students who participate in events to have a happy, fun and safe Halloween,” says Christine Workman, director of student life. “This time of year is always a lot of fun, and the College has plenty of great activities planned to help students stay safe and healthy without missing out on a fun Halloween experience.”

For more information on Halloween-related activities, visit Cougar Connect or contact the Office of Student Life at 843.953.2291.

 

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