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Posts published in November 2012

“Lincoln” brings history to life in a bold biopic drama

The best movie of the year has arrived, and it centers on our very own top hat wielding Abraham Lincoln. An epic dramatic tale of corruption, politics and the amendment that changed the course of history forever, directed by Steven Spielberg and portrayed by an…

Editorial 11.30.12: Hilltop Cruiser is a positive addition to campus

At least once, the average student experiences a late night at the library. By the time students leave for home, it is late and dark. For students who live off-campus, there is a long walk ahead of them. Over the past four years there have…

Braves trump in-state competition

After a season-long five-game road swing, which included a win against the University of Illinois, the Bradley women’s basketball team returned to Peoria to beat Northern Illinois 67-58 Wednesday. The Braves defeated the Fighting Illini 83-77 on Nov. 15, as Bradley never trailed in the…

Finals wisdom from the silver screen

Fellow Bradley students, it appears winter break is upon us. What we should be doing is celebrating and breaking out the eggnog. Unfortunately there’s that little speed bump called final exams to worry about. Thankfully, popular culture has provided some ways to manage stress so…

Green Team continues to grow, sets records for recycling program

The Bradley “Green Team” continues to set records for the recycling program, exceeding their previously set record each quarter since the middle of the 2011 year. Currently, the Green Team has collected more than 175 tons of recyclable material in its five years. About 80…

Thanksgiving break-in on University

Many students took the opportunity to relax, recharge and ready themselves for finals over Thanksgiving break.  For one student, time to reenergize was cut short upon hearing that her house was broken into over the holiday. “Our landlord came to the house to fix a…

Stacking up campus salaries

University President Joanne Glasser’s base salary remained virtually the same between the 2009 and 2010 tax report years. The most recent data available, Form 990, collected figures for the Internal Revenue Service between June 1, 2010, and May 31, 2011. The form shows a base…

Dining services donates to food bank

In the spirit of giving, Bradley Dining Services will make a large donation to the Peoria community this year. For the first time, dining services is donating leftover food from catering events and dining halls to the local food bank, Heart of Illinois Harvest. “I…

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