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Cybersecurity Scarehouse

Welcome to a terror-ific time

Terror Trivia Tuesday

Did you know the classic horror films all these lines came from?

  • Week 5 (10/29): "I see dead people." -- The Sixth Sense (1999)
    Written/directed by M. Night Shyamalan. This film was nominated for six Oscars, incl. Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress. It has one of the most shocking twist endings in movie history.
  • Week 4 (10/22): “Come play with us, Danny. Forever…and ever…and ever.” -- The Shining (1980).
    By Stanley Kubrick, from a Stephen King novel; in the National Film Registry.
  • Week 3 (10/15): "Be afraid. Be very afraid." -- The Fly (1986).
    By David Cronenberg. The monster is a human/fly hybrid named Brundlefly.
  • Week 2 (10/8): “Sometimes dead is better.” -- Pet Sematary (1989).
    By Mary Lambert, based on Stephen King’s 1983 novel.
  • Week 1 (10/1): "They're coming to get you, Barbara." -- Night of the Living Dead (1968).
    By George Romero; shot in Pittsburgh; inducted into the National Film Registry. 

Be There, If You Dare

October 31 • 11 a.m.-3 p.m. • William Pitt Union

Scarehouse Perks

T-Shirt Giveaways

The first 1,500 students receive a souvenir T-shirt. Collect this year's original design! Add it to your set or start your collection this year.

Free Refreshments

You're going to work up an appetite after all those scares. Eat, drink, and hang out with free refreshments.

Great Prizes

You never know what you're going to get on Halloween. Who knows, you might even win an exciting prize! 

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

The Scarehouse is the culmination of a month-long focus on cybersecurity. Why this time of year? October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, sponsored by the United States Department of Homeland Security. We have safety tips, topics, and ideas to share all month long. So be sure to check us out on social media.

Learn More about Safety

Read the Panther Bytes Blog

Save the Date

Don't miss this free event!

We can't wait to see you October 31 at the William Pitt Union. Be sure to add Cybersecurity Scarehouse to your calendar today.

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Come for Fun, Stay for Fright

There's something for everyone at this year's Cybersecurity Scarehouse. Walk through the haunted halls or skip the scary parts and come for games, food, T-shirts, and prizes.