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    DIY Costume Ideas Just In Time For #RUScared

    The #RUScared costume contest is right around the corner! Still looking for that killer costume idea? We've got your back. By Maxine Kozak, Storyteller for RU Student Life.

    1. Honour the Arthur fist meme

    You'll need: a yellow sweater, white collared shirt, blue jeans, circular glasses and some animal ears

    2. Transform yourself into a pop art character with makeup

    You'll need: costume makeup and some youtube tutorials.

    3. Make Pennywise proud as a creepy clown

    You'll need: tattered/ripped long sleeve shirt, suspenders, colourful tutu, costume makeup and some youtube tutorials.

    4. Celebrate girl power as Rosie the Riveter

    You'll need: blue jeans, denim shirt and a red and white polka dot headband.

    5. Get ready for some Risky Business

    You'll need: large white button-down long-sleeve, long white socks, wayfarer shades

    6. Walk like the dead

    You'll need: tattered/ripped clothing, costume makeup, fake blood and some youtube tutorials.

    7. Become a tourist in your own city

    You'll need: a Hawaiian t-shirt, khaki shorts, a sun hat, sunglasses and a camera

    8. Grab a friend and recreate The Shining

    You'll need: a blue dress, a belt (or a ribbon to tie around your dress as a belt), white knee-high socks, black ballerina flats, barrettes, and fake blood (optional but recommended)

    9. Celebrate the new season of Stranger Things as Eleven

    You'll need: a pink dress, a white collared shirt, white knee high socks, a blue jacket and some Eggo waffles (optional but recommended)

    10. Get ready to dig as Stanley Yelnats

    You'll need: a white tank top, orange jumpsuit and a water jug with your name on it

    11. Just another day in The Office as Dwight Shrute

    You'll need: brown dress pants, a black belt, a yellow short-sleeve button up, a striped tie, aviator glasses and a Dunder Mifflin name tag

    12. Can't forget Salt Bae

    You'll need: white v-neck t-shirt, black dress pants, black belt, circular sunglasses, fake moustache, salt shaker

    13. Summon the force as Princess Leia

    You'll need: a white long-sleeve dress, a silver belt, and Princess Leia style buns

    14. Look back at your childhood as TJ Detwiler and Spinelli

    You'll need: blue jeans, white t-shirt, green jacket, backwards red baseball cap for TJ and a red dress, black leather jacket, striped tights, black boots, pigtails and a yellow beanie for Spinelli

    15. Walk down the yellow brick road as a scarecrow

    You'll need: a flannel shirt, jeans, a straw hat, costume makeup and some youtube tutorials.

    16. Rock n roll all night

    You'll need: a large KISS t-shirt, costume makeup and a youtube tutorial

    17. Channel your inner Shia Labeouf

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    You'll need: a tuxedo, brown paper bag and a black marker

    18. Get schwifty as Rick Sanchez

    You'll need: a blue t-shirt, lab coat, brown pants, temporary blue hair dye and some hair spiking youtube tutorials. You could also buy a Rick wig if you're willing to spend the extra money.

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