The Decaturian

Pep Band

Miranda Little, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

This semester the Millikin University Pep Band has returned. Hopefully, it’s here to stay. There have been a number of pep bands in previous years at Millikin that played at football, basketball and volleyball games, but they...

Console Takeover

Miranda Little, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

The gaming world is buzzing with the forthcoming consoles from Sony and Microsoft. These two companies have been fighting to be most popular since the beginning of their existence, and it is not a shock that they are becoming...

Millikin In The Stars

Alice Dembinski, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

Aries 21 March – 20 April Prepare yourself for troubling times. Relationship problems will seem to appear out of nowhere. Deal with them calmly and rationally, even if the other party isn’t able to. Even though you may feel...

Millikin’s lack of handicap access

Caitlin Husted, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

As students walk through the residence halls at Millikin University, it’s obvious that one thing is missing: elevators. Sure, not having elevators allows college students to get a little extra physical activity by walking up...

Egyptian views: Hassan Hassan

Megan Chrisler, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

Hassan Hosney, known in America as Hassan Hassan, is an Egyptian student from Giza (where the pyramids are, as he says). He is with us for the whole year, and Millikin is lucky to have him; he could have been in Austria right...

Married Life as a Student

Jacqueline Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

Almost every young women dreams of finding that special someone to spend the rest of their life with as do some men. In recent years, it has also become more common for young adult couples to get married in their early 20s, even...

Germany Immersion

Jacqueline Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

Have you ever wanted to travel to Europe but never really had time or money to do so? With the Germany Summer Immersion, you can do so, and also get 6 credits of courses. Whether you are looking to rack up some Interdepartmental...

The perks of being awesomesauce

Mars McDaniel, Columnist

November 6, 2013

Uncertainty is far from awesomesauce. Uncertainty is a challenge, a demon we all must come face to face with every so often in our lives. It affects everyone regardless of how confident a person may come across in public. Some...

Gilpin’s vampire lit course doesn’t bite

Mehalet KesateBirhan, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013

In my experience the mere mention of modern day vampires is enough for people to go on rants of admiration or distaste for what the Vampire has become. The romantic, human-like, less terrifying eye-candy vampire trend has obviously...

Professor Spotlight: Vicky Gilpin

Miranda Little, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013

Professor Vicky Gilpin’s office is stacked with books, primarily those having to do with the undead. No, not zombies – vampires. Gilpin is a native of Decatur and lives happily with her husband and a dog and cat. She received...

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