By Kat Harper The spirit of Halloween is in full swing as of the stroke of midnight on October 1st. To summon the spirit of Halloween, The Howler staff has compiled a list of 10 classic horror films to watch this All Hallows Eve. Hocus Pocus (1993) A curious teenager accidentally frees three vengeful witches from their graves in Salem, MA and spends Halloween … Continue reading Spooky Specials
By C.R. Lyles Election day, November 6th draws near in the race for Senate in Texas with Democratic representative Beto O’Rourke and Republican representative Ted Cruz spearheading the race for both of their respective parties. However, youth voter registration is much lower than the older demographic. Franklin D Roosevelt said, “Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American … Continue reading Fight For Your Right To Party
By Sara Perry Recent films such as Wonder Woman proved that strong female roles and female directors can not only turn a profit but are what the audience craves. This theme of powerful female leads had seemingly swept screens small and big allowing women to move into previously male-dominated roles such as The Doctor and introduced characters such as Captain Marvel and Valkery. However, a … Continue reading Women on Screen
By Sara Perry As we sink into couches and innuendos of one-night-stands, Netflix gleams on the television screen and we are so comfortable with exactly how it is. However, every major entertainment company (many that aren’t even that) are dabbling into this new age of streaming entertainment. It’s only logical then, that the production giant Disney dips their toes in the pool. The news comes … Continue reading Mickey’s Monopolizing Mergers
By Cara Young “There’s a clock in the walls. We don’t know what it does, except… something horrible.”- The House with a Clock in its Walls Something horrible would only begin to describe the 2018 rendition of John Bellairs’ fiction novel ‘The House with a clock in its Walls’. As a whole, the film clearly uses the phrase “based on the novel” in … Continue reading Ticked by the Clock
By Sara Perry Hurricane Harvey left us all with scars, some financial, some physical, and all emotional. However, even in the wake of disaster comes an air of silver lining. Multiple stories of heroism, community strength, and improbable friendships that likely would have never been written if not for such terrible circumstances. Nicole Hoover’s story is one of many, but she stands out for her … Continue reading Harvey Heroine: When the water rose, so did she
By C.R. Lyles After the calamity of Hurricane Harvey, many Texans were left homeless by nature itself. They were forced from their dirty, wet homes onto the dirty, wet streets. In a FEMA.gov article published in September of 2017, the Federal Emergency Management Agency reported, “With nearly 4.5 feet of rain and 130 mph winds, Hurricane Harvey propelled a disaster response that was the largest … Continue reading FEMA: Apathetic or Unprepared?