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2022 Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Dr. John Archer Library & Archives inaugural 2-Sentence Horror Story Contest! Students were invited to submit original horror stories about any terrifying topic or gruesome subject, in two sentences and 400 characters (or less) in length. Entries were judged in a blind review by a panel of Library staff, with the two winners awarded a University Campus Store gift card, and the runner-up receiving a bag of Archer goodies. Read on to view the winning submissions.... if you dare.
Paige Dahlman - Undergraduate Student - Major in Psychology and Major in Human Justice
She stood alone, watching the burial from afar. A chill ran down her spine as a cold breath whispered in her ear, "you're next".
C J Hinz - Undergraduate Student - Psychology
As I opened the Archer Library's link to the 2-sentence horror story contest, there it was, staring me in the face among the contest rules: 400 characters or LESS (not fewer)? Oh, the horror!
Rylee Phillips - Undergraduate Student - Education
They were such a beautiful couple, the ones that rented my old home. Such a shame that they weren't warned that I never left.