Colleges are old... really old. Campuses across the country are riddled with urban legends of ghostly encounters and seriously spooky happenings. Halloween is around the corner and we thought it was the perfect time to have our readers share their most spine-tingling experiences from college. Get ready to have goosebumps!
*Stories have been edited for clarity and/or length.
This week’s ghost adventure comes to us from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Determined to create a spoof of the SyFy tv show Ghost Hunters, a group of students took on the project of filming a faux ghost hunt on their school’s campus. Did their pretend search turn up a few campus ghosts? Find out by watching the video clip below!
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This week’s tale is so unbelievably spooky, it requires little to no introduction. Be forewarned, this story may raise the hair on the back of your neck. Without further ado, we bring you The Legend of Pete Nicosia.
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