Cypress College Pumpkin Bash 2014

The dark clouds in the sky set the perfect mood for the Cypress College Pumpkin Bash, which drew over one hundred of the living, and the dead, to the center of campus.

The annual event, held on Thursday Oct. 30, invited Cypress College students and their families to come enjoy some Halloween fun, presented by the clubs of the college. Students, parents, and children alike flooded the central bridge, playing games, eating candy, and enjoying the spooky festivities.

A crowd forms as a student tries his luck at the Math club's “Potion Pong.”

A crowd forms as a student tries his luck at the Math club’s “Potion Pong.”

Batman (Remy-Villaseñor) uses his Batarang skills at the Human Services Club Bean Bag Toss.

Batman (Remy-Villaseñor) uses his Batarang skills at the Human Services Club Bean Bag Toss.

Members of the Honors Club hold a challenging “Throw the Ring on the Witch Hat” game.

Members of the Honors Club hold a challenging “Throw the Ring on the Witch Hat” game.

Theater major Tom Simmons shoots some haunted hoops at the Business Club’s basketball game.

Theater major Tom Simmons shoots some haunted hoops at the Business Club’s basketball game.

A large crowd assembles to watch the frighteningly-messy pie-eating contest.

A large crowd assembles to watch the frighteningly-messy pie-eating contest.

The engineering and physics club challenge some young Ninja Turtles to guess which cup contains the candy.

The engineering and physics club challenge some young Ninja Turtles to guess which cup contains the candy.

Art major Ricardo Jaramillo tests his skills at the Chemistry club’s haunted bowling.

Art major Ricardo Jaramillo tests his skills at the Chemistry club’s pumpkin bowling.

The Associated Students of Cypress College were on hand to give out free popcorn, cotton candy, and pizza to the hungry undead masses.

The Associated Students of Cypress College were on hand to give out free popcorn, cotton candy, and pizza to the hungry undead masses.

Psychology club President Miranda Brock, right, and Vice-president Kayley Vu, left, hand out candy to an eager princess.

Psychology club President Miranda Brock, right, and Vice-president Kayley Vu, left, hand out candy to an eager princess.

President Zac Collins used the festivities to recruit new members to the Anime club.

President Zac Collins used the festivities to recruit new members to the Anime club.

Brave patrons line up outside the Cypress Associated Students’ haunted maze, “The Bridge of Terror.”

Brave patrons line up outside the Cypress Associated Students’ haunted maze, “The Bridge of Terror.”

A student shows how low she can go at the LGBT Club’s limbo challenge.

A student shows how low she can go at the LGBT Club’s limbo challenge.

Undeclared major Caya Sinclair declared her love of steam-punk fashion as she walked around the event. Undeclared major Caya Sinclair declared her love of steam-punk fashion as she walked around the event.


As the Pumpkin Bash wound down, the once dark clouds turned a reddish hue, the perfect end to a haunted evening.

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