Halloween: The origins of our divilish fun


Halloween is among a student’s favourite time of year, providing a well-deserved midterm excuse to dress up, go to parties and get up to general divilment. It’s the one night of the year where you can cover yourself in fake blood, glitter or green body paint and no one will look twice because, hey, they […]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor

Sin Newspaper would like to apologise for any offence caused by the costumes article of its Halloween issue. Offence was not intended. Thanks to Breandán for highlighting our error.

He Came Wandering

The Halloween air was tender. Tracy and her Jock had decided to camp for the night.

New Halloween Fiction – ‘The Submission’


With one day left to go until All Hallows Eve, Liam King’s short story brings the supernatural to NUIGalway, leaving us with the protagonist, Nate, as he climbs up the chilly and fly-infested stairwell of the English Department Tower Block to submit his essay… but something isn’t quite right. 

Halloween Music Playlist

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a much loved, Halloween classic

Halloween is upon us. That spook-tacular time of year when we unleash our inner demons, our inner child or our inner slut, whichever you prefer. Shannon McHugh gives us the ultimate Halloween music playlist…

5 Scary Films for Halloween


Sin’s Michael Farrell gives us a list of the best, scary Halloween films…

Why we Love The Simpsons Halloween Specials

The Treehouse of Horrors episodes are the highlight of every season.

For anyone born in the eighties or nineties The Simpsons will hold a special place within their childhood memories. Sin’s Kieran Kilkelly reminds us why we love the Halloween specials so much…

New Poetry – ‘The Estranged’


As we begin our spiral into the world of the supernatural this Halloween, lets take a moment to remember literatures contributions to the pantheon of ghoulish figures and traditions. This week Kristina Reynolds’ dark poem, ‘The Estranged’, revives the ghost of a lady in white…       The Estranged     These long bitter days, these cold […]