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Posts published in April 2015

Bradley appoints interim president

Bradley University has announced Stan Liberty will serve as Interim University President effective June 1, following the retirement of University President Joanne Glasser May 31. Liberty was provost and vice president for Academic Affairs of Bradley University from 1998 to 2005, until he left to…

Central Illinois citizenship ceremony inspires community

On projector screens displayed in front of a crowd of nearly 1,000 people were the words “E Pluribus Unum: Out of many, one,” as individuals from 97 different countries awaited the moment in which they would be sworn in as citizens of the United States.…

University frustrations extend beyond academics

From Student Activities to Career Services, Residential Living to Fraternity and Sorority Life, the division that encompasses these departments plays a significant role in students’ college experiences, according to its leader, Vice President for Student Affairs Nathan Thomas. “We’re part of what brings the campus…

Netflix gets nostalgic

Oh my ‘lanta: on April 21, Netflix announced that a sequel series to the quintessential ‘90s sitcom “Full House” (cleverly titled “Fuller House”) will become available for streaming in 2016, sparking unabashed excitement from fans around the country. It’s no secret that I’m a fan…

Derby Days ends on good note

Sigma Chi’s annual philanthropy week, Derby Days, concluded with a “safe” Serenade on Friday. Throughout the week of April 13, several events were held to raise money for Sigma Chi’s philanthropy, The Huntsman Cancer Foundation. Although these events serve to promote cancer awareness and raise…

Networking and inclusion topics of interest at student dinner

A networking dinner and reception, which focused on the topic of inclusion in the workplace, was held Wednesdayin the Alumni Center. Assistant Director of the Smith Career Center Joe Battelline said the event’s purpose was to help educate students about the ways that inclusion is…

ACBU single concert streak may be permanent

The Activities Council of Bradley University will not host a spring concert this year after they used their funds to bring an artist with big name recognition, Wiz Khalifa, to campus this past November, according to the assistant director of Student Activities, Lauren Smetana Smetana…

Tennis falls to Salukis, Aces in final regular-season matches

On Sunday, the Bradley women’s tennis team finished the 2014-2015 season with an 11-12 record. On paper, that may appear to be slightly below average. However, the team actually finished with its best record since the 1993-1994 season, the last time Bradley women’s tennis finished…

Sigma Lambda Gamma colonizes

As of this spring, the campus interest group, Chicas, has been accepted as a colony of Sigma Lambda Gamma, one of the fastest growing Latina sororities in the United States. As a colony, the women are one step closer to becoming an official chapter, but…

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