Haunted houses are intimidating enough, but throw one into a college dorm and there is a recipe for something straight out of your nightmares. That is exactly what the Inter-Residential Housing Council (IRHC) has been doing every year since 1988 in their annual Safehouse event.
Sound and Lighting Services will also be showing off some of their newest technology in the Douglass Houghton Hall ballroom during the event. This is a new feature that has been added for this year.
Read more at the Michigan Tech Lode, by Evan Mayer.
Safehouse a success
Adding to the usual attractions at DHH was a special feature set up by the Sound and Lighting Services student group on campus, which used various effects to turn the ballroom into a creepy mine. Jon Faror, Programming Chair for IRHC, said, “Their goal was to make a professional-style haunted house that is very high-tech. Hopefully we’ll be able to turn this into a tradition that they do every year.”
This year’s winning scary hall was TreeHouse’s “haunted forest” theme. They outdid their competitors by only 2/3 of a point. Agency and Nightclub (of Visual and Performing Arts) took second but only by .2 points, with their “cult” theme.
Read more at the Michigan Tech Lode, by Rand Silvers.
Tech set to host Safehouse
Halloween is on the horizon and Michigan Technological University students living in residence halls are preparing to host Safehouse, an annual tradition that invites kids from the local community into the halls to enjoy themed decorations and tons of candy.
Read more at the Mining Gazette, by Stephen Anderson.