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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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Top of the Mop Tops

American English brings Beatlemania to Peoria I read the news today, oh boy, about a tribute band who made the grade. Even so, when covering such an iconic group as the Beatles, any musician has more to fear than a few Blue Meanies. Still, aging…

Saigon falls hard

Peoria Players overwhelmed by confusing visuals, toddler The recent production of “Miss Saigon” at the Peoria Players Theatre created an all-too-real depiction of Vietnam, as the experience makes any sane person want to claw their way out to freedom. Never before have I felt like…

“Death” A Rebirth For Grizzled Metal Vets

After five long years, Metallica, one of the founding fathers of thrash metal, has finally released its much-anticipated album “Death Magnetic.” This new release marks its ninth studio album and the first album recorded since 2003’s “St. Anger.” Upon listening to the new material, one…

Allen’s Spain vacation ultimately fit for a night at home

Let me start off by saying when you walk into a movie theater ten minutes after the film has begun and you are the only one there, your hopes become slightly dimmed about how exactly the film is going to be. “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” begins…

Recruitment sees more men, fewer women

The amount of recruitment participants increased this year for men by about 11 percent, but decreased for women by about 14 percent. Interfraternity Council Director of Recruitment Chris DeRoo said online registration for men’s recruitment showed 267 men signed up, an increase from about 240…

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