Staff Halloween Costumes

The staff of has decided to compile some of our own childhood costume memories, in celebration of Halloween.

Adviser Lauren Hippe – 6 years old
When I was young, I was obsessed with the cartoons He-Man and She-Ra, so for Halloween 1986, I rocked the She-Ra costume.
Reference Manager- Jay Frey
When I was around 12, my little brother was deadset on going as a joker/batman duo. Being the older brother I am, I agreed to go as the joker
When I was little my mom loved to dress my brother, my neighbors, and me up as a group costume. This was the first Halloween I remember I got to somewhat choose what I wanted to be and as a kindergartner a cowgirl was my first choice.
Web Designer Nathan Poteet – 8 years old When I was younger, I don’t know what my deal was, but I had an obsession with cloaked costumes.
Polls Editor Danny Schneider
“I was five years old in this photo. I was Anakin Skywalker that year even though I had never seen Star Wars at the time, I just liked the lightsaber. I remember using the green lightsaber to hit people in the head over and over again even after my parents told me not to.”
Alex Wilson – 10 months old
My mom put me in a ladybug costume and I initially didn’t like it, but now that I look back on it, I think it’s pretty funny.
Content Manager Alija Ernst at 4 years old, and this photo was taken in 2006.
When I was younger, my favorite Halloween costume was this blue witch costume that had glittery spiderwebs on them; I wore it until I was 15 years old. It was my favorite costume because it was cute and my mom always told me I was so cute, and I felt fierce as heck!
Web Designer Patrick Benedict – 9 Years Old
Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, but on this particular occasion, we lacked the proper funds to buy a costume, so I just wore my mom’s boyfriend’s sports stuff and called it a day. I got less candy cause some people didn’t like the team…