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Posts published in April 2010

A walk to not quite remember: Senior walk 2010

When most of us hear the phrase “senior walk,” it conjures up fuzzy images of cap and gown-wearing leaders of the future walking across the stage to help make America brighter. But there is another senior walk, this one evoking blurry images and involving lots…

The Scout Olympics: The Results

Before Scout Olympics started, there were many questions pondered in anticipation of the event. Could Scout Olympics live up to the hype from the preview? Would we really make it through the day? Do I stand a future as a Las Vegas odds-maker? The answers…

Stellar acting, clever humor revitalize “Twelfth Night”

Masterpiece: A person’s greatest piece of work. While this is a vague definition of the astounding performance of “Twelfth Night,” put on by the Bradley theater, it is nevertheless the only word that describes everything this magnificent play has to offer. From the superb casting…

From the Couch: “Family Guy”

“Family Guy” is one of those shows that probably should not be reviewed by a female because of the crude male-dominated humor found in nearly every episode. But I’m going to do it anyway.  “The Simpsons” has long dominated the cartoon-animated comedy sitcom scene. However,…

Creeping Made Easy

When I get bored with my iTunes (which happens a lot since I can only handle so much `90s pop), I use Pandora online, type in an artist I like and let the station run wild. Every time I listen, I learn about new bands…

Buzzkill: 3D movie edition

Recently, 3-D movies have overtaken theaters, becoming more common than Nicholas Sparks adaptations, and somehow, also more annoying. Saying I’m annoyed by 3-D movies seems as un-American as hating baseball and apple pie. If that’s the case, then so be it. While some movies with…

Softball loses doubleheader to Creighton

The softball team lost both sides of a doubleheader to Creighton under gray skies and scattered storms. The seemingly volatile weather went hand-in-hand with the Braves’ up-and-down season, with a 15-28 record and second from the bottom in the Missouri Valley Conference after winning it…

Tennis season comes to a close at the MVC Champioships

Six seniors ended their college tennis careers at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament in Wichita, Kan., on a sour note as the women and men’s tennis teams went a combined 1-8. Coach Scott Petersen put things in perspective when he referred to his trio of…

Baseball drops another game to Illinois in Champaign

For the second time this season, the Bradley baseball team fell to in-state rival Illinois 8-5 in Champaign.  The two teams met on April 6 in Peoria with Illinois coming out victorious by just a run with a score 11-10. Illinois jumped all over sophomore…

Track team looks toward the season’s finish line

While most students are struggling to make it to the end of the semester, the women’s track team has a little more on its plate. “The next two-and-a-half weeks are the most challenging part of our competitive year,” said coach David Beauchem. For the ladies…

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