Halloween 2018

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Know Any Good Ghost Stories?

Every university in America has folklore. There have always been stories about haunted libraries and apparitions wandering the dorms. Ohio State is no different and there is no other time of year better suited to share these stories and legends than October. With Halloween right around the corner, we want to ask if any of you have any scary or unexplained stories from your days at Ohio State.

A simple Googling of "Ohio State ghost stories" will bring up all kinds of spindly tales about haunted places near campus. Just to name a few spooky local legends; There is Herbert Atkinson-the ghost of Bricker Hall and of course the lady in pink who haunts Pomerene Hall and Mirror Lake. There are also stories about Orton Hall and Thompson Library.

You can share your scary stories from your days at Ohio State by visiting the alumnae website and submitting an update HERE or by emailing our managing editor directly This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.