A high-tech way to dress up for Halloween: 3D print your own costume

By Morgan Teeters

UNC Junior, Jacob Smith uaed UNC’s Makerspace 3-D printers to bring his costume idea for a full-face helmet to life. (Morgan Teeters / Carolina Connection).

Halloween costumes are no joke to many UNC students. The BEAM Makerspaces on UNC’s campus are a hub of activity, especially as Halloween approaches. Creative students can make their costumes in the spaces, which give students access to tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, and woodshop equipment.

Morgan Teeters tells us what a few students have come up with.

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