The Decaturian

Failure: Why is it such a problem?

Caitlin Husted, Staff Writer | Copy Editor

October 8, 2013

The intensity of school work changes greatly from high school to college, which is a fact that many students don’t realize. What may have helped a student pass his or her classes in high school may not have the same effect...

The perks of being awesomesauce

Mars McDaniel, Staff Writer

October 8, 2013

Life is not always awesomesauce. Nothing lasts forever, and nothing is guaranteed. Not even life. Not a single one of us is immortal, no matter how much we might wish otherwise. None of us likes it, but let’s face it: death...

Catching up with Decaturian alums

Denny Patterson, Senior Editor

October 2, 2013

David Wright – Class of 88’ with an English major and music minor Q: What have you been doing since graduating from Millikin? A: I did graduate work in English at Truman State University and Loyola University-Chicago the...

The perks of being awesomesauce

Mars McDaniel, Columnist

October 2, 2013

It was an interesting week. On Monday and Tuesday I was nervous. Why? Two words: Job interview. If things went well, I would obtain my first education-related position. The fact that it was part time was irrelevant. I felt anxious...

Alum exceeds in life beyond Millikin

Emily Chudzik, Staff Writer

October 2, 2013

Andrew Evangelista graduated from Millikin University in 2012 with a degree in vocal music education and has been quite successful. After graduation, he was asked to play piano and direct the jazz choir at Lincoln Way North High...

Professor Spotlight: Aubrie Cox

Ky Cochran, Columnist

September 24, 2013

Aubrie Cox is a Millikin alum who has found her way back home to Millikin as an adjunct faculty member in the English department, and she's as glad to be here as Millikin is to have her back. Cox has spent her time away from...

The Perks of Being Awesomesauce

Mars McDaniel, Columnist

September 24, 2013

We all have commitments. We also all have a limited amount of time to honor them. Sometimes, when we least expect it, things don’t go the way we’d like them to. Take, for example, weekends. Fridays usually start out looking...

How to Over-Achieve

Meganna Miller, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

We all know those people who are at full course load, in ten different organizations, and yet are still able to have a social life. We sit here in awe and wonder: how do they do it? This week I talked to sophomore vocal performance...

Best Jobs on Campus

Miranda Little, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013

Are you looking for an on-campus job? Many new freshmen want or need a job, but simply don’t know where to begin their search. There are countless jobs on campus, most of which can be found and applied for through the College...

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