The Decaturian

Fall Family Weekend a Success

Emily Chudzik, Staff Writer

October 2, 2013

It’s that time of the school year where students start to miss their families. Homesickness starts to set in and not being able to see mom and dad every day gets to be a little depressing. The perfect antidote for such sadness:...

Fall Informal Recruitment

Terri Purcell, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

With the excitement for the start of a new school year comes the excitement of another recruitment season for Millikin’s Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council chapters. From Sept. 4th to Sept. 12th,  the two councils...

World News

Matthew McClelland, Arts Editor

September 24, 2013

Rebels supported by al-Qaeda take Syrian Town According to, a town on the border of Turkey that was being held by the Free Syrian Army has fallen to a group of Islamist rebels who have been supported in the takeov...

LGBTQ Corner

Denny Patterson, Senior Editor

September 24, 2013

Pope Francis: “Church shouldn’t interfere spiritually with LGBT lives” In an article published by CNN, Pope Francis was reported to have said in an interview to Roman Jesuit journal “La Civilta Cattolica” that the ch...

Illinois Supreme Court justices visit Millikin

Allyx Davison and Denny Patterson

September 24, 2013

In honor of Constitution Day, Dr. Bobbi Gentry, chairwoman of the Department of Political Science invited appellate court law clerks to hold a panel discussion. Jill Ausdenmoore and Michelle Sanders, two law clerks for Illinois...

We’re All In This Together: Greek Week

Terri Purcell, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

Last week, Millikin’s Greek chapters came together to celebrate Greek Week, a week celebrating unity and achievements the organizations have accomplished in the previous semester. This year’s Greek Week theme was “No matter...

Decatur holds equality march

Dennis Patterson, Senior Editor

September 20, 2013

On September 14, Decatur made history by holding its first ever marriage equality march. Sponsored by numerous organizations such as the Gay and Lesbian Association of Decatur (GLAD) and The Civil Rights Agenda, members of...

Millikin Secret Admirers

Stephanie Strick, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

During last year’s spring semester, two twitter accounts were made, MUCrushes and MUConfessions. These accounts started out as harmless compliments to other students, but quickly escalated into inappropriate comments and were...

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