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The Signs as Makeshift Halloween Costumes


By Celestial Mistress, Maiden, and Minion 


The Signs as Last Minute Makeshift Halloween Costumes



Brown pants pre-soaked in water + brown shirt pre-soaked in water + red solo cups = Fairgrounds carpet at 4 a.m. 



Plaid button-down + yellow lab Webkinz + hat crafted from popsicle sticks and a Casey’s box = Ben Newhouse



Toy Story bedsheets + clothespins + a flimsy paper wreath= A classics major who wishes Grinnell had frats 



Ugly pink prom dress from second mile + corn syrup + dollar store tiara = Carrie 



Walmart bathing suit + jean shorts + hot pink lipstick + borderline hypothermic legs in late October = Malibu Barbie 



Black T-shirt with “Grinnell Dining Services” logo + closed-toe shoes + long pants + label maker + black hat = Spencer Grille Worker 



Cardboard box pulled from the mailroom recycling bin + red tissue paper + a few pulls from a close friend’s vape = the loggia vending machine that caught on fire



Snapback + Monster energy drink sweatshirt + Cookie Monster pajama pants = that one kid in middle school who always walked the mile



Green spandex + yellow tanktop + a complex about going to school in Iowa = corn cob



A ghost face mask + a sexy body = Sexy Ghost Face 



Metal baking sheets taped into a breastplate + name tags labeled “chocolate,” “vanilla” and “out of order” + ice cream cone = a controversy



Colorful striped sweater + overalls from last year’s sexy minion costume + the $300 auburn dye job you splurged on during fall break before checking the stylist’s rates = Chucky

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