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Posts published in February 2015

Baseball shuts out McNeese State

One week after Bradley’s baseball team surrendered 30 runs in a loss to Grand Canyon, Bradley’s pitchers re-wrote the history books again. This time, however, in a good way. In a three-game series this past weekend, the Braves did not allow a run to an…

New general education system passes University Senate

After nearly three years of planning by students, faculty and staff, University Senate passed the Bradley Core Curriculum at its Feb. 19 meeting. Co-Chair of the Steering Committee Kelly McConnaughay said she was excited everyone’s hard work led to the passing of the new system,…

Men’s basketball falls in triple overtime

One free throw. A single free throw was all that Bradley needed to snap a 35-game losing streak to teams west of the Mississippi River. Instead, the Braves fell to the Missouri State Bears in triple overtime 80-77, in a game which featured Bradley holding…

Humans of the Hilltop: Jacqueline Hogan

The Midwest might seem like a strange, mundane place for someone who has visited several countries to settle down in, but for Jacqueline Hogan, sociology professor and department chair of the Asian Studies Department at Bradley, that place was just the right fit. “I consider…

Your future nomad house

For some, the travel bug bites hard at all the wrong times. Your early 20s can definitely be the best time to do all the backpacking, road tripping and traveling abroad possible. At the same time, though, there’s the stress of finding a job and…

Caterpillar plans to stay in Peoria

Last Friday, Caterpillar announced its international headquarters would remain in Peoria. As an American company known on a global scale for its construction and mining equipment, Caterpillar headquarters has been an employer and supporter of the Peoria community since its first plant opened with just…

The Future is [Almost] Here

It’s quickly becoming apparent that our society is still quite a ways away from introducing many of the technological innovations that “Back to the Future, Part II” said we’d have by now. Despite that fact, many forward-thinking engineers and inventors are continuing to develop ideas…

Track prepping for indoor championship

For the third straight week, Bradley’s men and women’s track teams broke a school record. Bradley only sent four athletes to South Bend, Indiana for the Alex Wilson Invitational, which was hosted by Notre Dame and entertained some of the top track athletes nationwide. Others…

Golf teams struggle in season opening tournaments

The Bradley men’s golf team hit the green for the first time this spring, earlier this week at the Loyola Golf Invitational. Seniors Danny Masrin and Seth Troila finished 33rd and 36th, respectively, out of 100 participants in their first outings of the season. Masrin…

Engineering trio wins competition

Judges were a(maze)d by the three Bradley engineering students. Bradley’s engineering team won first place in a maze-following robot competition Feb. 7 at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Region 4 Student Leadership Conference at the University of Wisconsin. Electrical and computer engineering students…

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