October 19, 2020 at 10:45am

Celebratory event marks new home for Millikin's School of Theatre & Dance

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 17, 2020, marked a celebration of Millikin University's newest building, the Center for Theatre & Dance. The celebratory event of the new home for Millikin's College of Fine Arts and School of Theatre & Dance was also an opportunity to thank the supporters of the project and the community of Decatur, Ill.

October 16, 2020 at 11:30am

Millikin student Ashten Smith makes masks for fellow flute players

When Ashten Smith, a senior music major, prepared to return to campus for school this fall, she and her flutist colleagues were faced with a problem regarding their rehearsals and performances: How were they going to play their flutes while wearing masks?

Unlike other musical instruments, flutes are played from the side, and the sound comes from the mouthpiece area.

October 14, 2020 at 2:15pm

Requarth Observatory offers glimpse of the Red Planet

Skywatchers on Oct. 13 were treated to an extraordinary site as Planet Mars reached opposition. 

During opposition, Mars, Earth and the sun form a straight line, with Earth in the middle. As a result, the planet appears bigger, brighter and redder than usual, not reaching this close to Earth again until 2035.

October 12, 2020 at 11:15am

Homecoming is in the Heart

During these unprecedented times, Millikin University's Homecoming 2020 celebration will be like no other. For Homecoming 2020, Millikin University has invited the community to remember that "Homecoming is in the Heart" as the University launched its first-ever virtual Homecoming celebration on Oct. 12.

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