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Police Reports

At 2:36 a.m. Monday, officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Glenwood Ave. on a robbery report. Upon arrival, officers saw the victim was bleeding from the nose and mouth.   The victim said four or five black juvenile males approached him, all with…

Main parking deck open to commuters

The Main West parking deck opened the first day of classes, but commuters are the only students that can use it. The parking deck, located on Main Street next to Jobst Hall, adds 622 parking spaces to campus, Parking Director Charmin Hibberd said. “The new…

Drinking games harmful

Excessive drinking is becoming more and more common on college campuses, Melissa Sage-Bollenbach said, and drinking games like beer pong can contribute to the danger. The director of the Wellness Program said college students don’t always realize the amount of alcohol they are consuming could…

Fall recruitment retention increases

Three days of rain may have discouraged some men from attending recruitment last weekend, but by the end, about 180 men were placed in houses. “Most of recruitment takes place inside, but there is also a constant flow of people moving from chapter to chapter,…

Campus group makes democracy matter at BU

Student creates organization to foster fair politics, encourage voting, offer internships Democracy Matters, a nonpartisan organization, emerged on campus a month ago, but the group’s president, Nicole Hanson, said students are already expressing interest. The organization’s goal is to “get big money out of politics,”…

Crime static off campus

Lisa Iaccino didn’t know she’d be in danger walking from the door of Crusen’s on Farmington Road to a friend waiting in the parking lot to pick her up. But when a man grabbed the small purse hanging from her wrist, pulled her towards his…

Hospitals adding video games to treatment

UNIVERSITY WIRE – Video games have made their way out of the family room and into the outpatient program of a Danville hospital. Following a growing national trend in injury treatment, Provena United Samaritans Medical Center recently integrated the Nintendo Wii, a game system encouraging…

Rainwater floods campus

For some students, the puddles created by the large amounts of rain pelting Central Illinois last weekend are inconvenient, but there is no immediate solution to keeping the puddles at bay. Sophomore psychology and administration of criminal justice major Becca Valladeres said she hates the…

More than half of Senate seats still empty

17 seats remain open, students can petition to represent buildings other than their own Student Senate’s first meeting was Monday, and no students petitioned to fill any of the 17 available seats. This is the highest number of unfilled seats Senate has seen in recent…

Lambda Chi to acquire charter

Lambda Chi Alpha has been a colony on campus for about a year, and the group is still growing as it approaches its date to receive a charter, Derek Hartmann said. The co-recruitment chairman for the colony said Lambda Chi got 10 new members in…

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