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Posts published in May 2013

Carraway leaves impact on students

As the school year comes to a close, a woman who has cared for and assisted students across campus prepares for the end of a fulfilling career as well as a beginning to a new life. Executive Director of Student Support Services Barbara Carraway is…

Top 10

1. Moratorium At a regular montly joint council meeting between Interfraternity Council and National Panhellenic Council in February, the administration announced a temporary moratorium of all fraternity social events. Interim Vice President of Student Affairs Nathan Thomas and Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Jesse…

Cochran wins oratory competition

The Bradley University speech team finished the year with yet another national championship. Director of Forensics Ken Young said the 140th Interstate Oratory Contest is considered by many to be the most prestigious and oldest public speaking contest in the country. Through the allowance of…

One-on-One: Who will win the NBA finals?

Miami Heat This one-on-one goes in the “duh” category. You would have to be out of your mind to answer this question in any other way. Who’s going to win the NBA Title? I’ll give you a hint. They have the best player in the…

3D Gives “Jurassic Park” New Life

“Jurassic Park” is one of those films that completely revolutionized the world of movies. Thanks to advancements in technology, director Stephen Spielberg immersed his audience in a prehistoric environment, filled with realistic CGI dinosaurs that wowed people of all ages. The two sequels may have…

Jason Collins good for sports

On Monday, Washington Wizards Center Jason Collins became the first active professional athlete to announce he was gay in a Sports Illustrated cover story. It’s about time. Good for Collins. Good for the gay community. And good for sports. The bravery it took for Collins…

ACBU shirts withheld

While the stories of what happened with the Activities Council for Bradley University (ACBU) shirts for its Spring Fling event April 25 continue to contradict each other, one thing is clear: the shirtless remained shirtless. ACBU hosts the free Spring Fling event on Olin Quad…

Music Festival Fashion

The sun’s just starting to show, so you know I’ve got one thing on my mind: the summer music schedule. Over the next few months, hipsters, trendsetters and music-lovers alike will be flocking to various music festivals all over the country. While I’m looking forward…