College students dressed up in outfits ranging from cartoon characters to sexy nuns walked to and from Sorrento and mingled in Oakland basements this weekend but one scholar particularly stuck out from the group.
Attracting consideration with large, floppy ears and a large trunk, Joey Valentino, a sophomore double main in arithmetic and physics, created a Halloween costume honoring his favorite animal an elephant. He wore a grey sweater and jeans and topped the look off with two homemade equipment an elephant trunk and a headband supporting floppy ears.
窔 made my own couch so I was able to make the ears and the trunk with leftover materials from the sofa, Valentino said. 窔 love elephants, so this costume was so much enjoyable to do. /p>
Valentino stated college students asked if he was alleged to be a specific, well-known elephant, and guessed a couple of off the top of their heads.
窔 e been asked if I Dumbo, Horton from ガorton Hears a Who and even Eeyore from innie the Pooh and he wasn even an elephant, Valentino said. 窔 simply me as an elephant. /p>
The streets of Oakland hosted hundreds of colorful costumes this weekend, a lot of which had been handmade. College students like Valentino displayed their creativity and ingenuity as Pitt celebrated Halloween a number of days early.
The spitting picture of Deborah and Baby from the 2017 movie aby Driver walked close to the corner of South Bouquet and Forbes early Friday night. Sophomore English writing and communications main Brittany Zortman and her boyfriend Jonah Walston visiting from York, Pennsylvania appeared as the film principal characters, Child and Deborah. Earlier than leaving Bouquet Gardens, they posed for footage inspired by scenes from the movie with their costumes on.
窔 actually into movie, and イaby Driver is one in every of my favorite movies, Zortman mentioned. 窙onah had an easy job to get the materials collectively for the Child costume, however dressing up as Deborah was a bit extra sophisticated. /p>
Walston sported a white T-shirt partnered with a black jacket, blue denims, black sneakers, earbuds and jet-black Ray-Ban sunglasses, whereas Zortman common a handmade waitress costume with black-and-white accents.
Joey Valentino made an elephant costume with leftover couch supplies. (Picture courtesy of Sarah Connor)
Apart from the intelligent couples costumes and homemade elephant garb, a stroll by way of Oakland this weekend meant loads of sightings of extra conventional Halloween costumes. Zombies, witches, evil clowns and skilled athletes have been widespread at Pitt this Halloween weekend.
First-year dental hygiene college students Hannah Rockenstein and Anndi Bartlett made their costumes from scratch, but caught to classics. By shopping for huge white T-shirts, pretend blood and darkish makeup, the group created their very own zombie looks.
he costumes have been pretty straightforward to make, Rockenstein mentioned. 窔t was a lot enjoyable to do and we appeared great. /p>
Whereas some college students aimed to terrify with their outfits, others took to comedy. Sophomore mechanical engineering main Davis Kuhn and sophomore marketing pupil Josie Manns dressed as characters from the classic Nickelodeon cartoon pongebob Squarepants. /p>
Costumed because the less-than-tremendous superheroes Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, the couple created their own outfits from objects that can be bought at a drugstore.
Manns sported Barnacle Boy basic red shirt and sailor hat and finished the look off with gloves, black shorts and boots. Kuhn attempted to emulate Mermaid Man by sporting his personal model of the character signature belt with an on the buckle, an orange high with a handmade seashell bikini high, black spandex shorts and even a pair of vibrant green tights.
返ou gotta love Mermaid Man, he stated, chuckling with Manns. 凡e e actually happy with how the costumes turned out. /p>
Dressed as Velma from cooby Doo, sophomore psychology major Kerry McGlynn and her three buddies from Duquesne spent some time relaxing within the Schenley Quad before heading out to expertise Halloweekend.
窔 transferred to Pitt from Duquesne final 12 months, and the mates I made whereas I was there have been dying to come back see what Oakland is like, McGlynn mentioned. 窔 figured Halloween was the right time to try this. /p>
As the weekend festivities came to a close, college students dressed as characters from he Pretty OddParents and ob Burgers made their way to The unique Hot Canine Store and Lotsa Pizza. Different costumes like Pedro and Napoleon from 罚apoleon Dynamite, Slytherin wizards from 窏arry Potter and a duo of an angel and the devil made their manner dwelling.