Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in February 2016

Braves drop final regular season game 77-58

The Braves had a bad sense of déjà vu in Terre Haute Saturday. An undermanned Bradley men’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a slow start in the first half and foul trouble in the second in a 77-58 loss to Indiana State on the last game…

Baseball suffers injures, loses series to Austin Peay

A 1-2 start to the season was likely not how the Braves envisioned their 2016 campaign to begin against Austin Peay State University last weekend. Then again, losing three starters, including one preseason all-conference player, was also not part of the plan. In three games,…

Bradley hires Price-Torok as the program’s ninth volleyball coach

Carol Price-Torok was named the new head coach of Bradley’s volleyball team, the athletic department announced Thursday. Price-Torok comes to Bradley after spending eight years at the University of Arkansas, where she served as the recruiting coordinator and associate head coach for the past four…

Diversity speaker connects race, technology

An African American studies professor from St. Louis University spoke to Bradley students, faculty and staff and Peoria community members about the intersection of race with modern technology last night in Cullom-Davis Library. In his speech “From Jena to Ferguson and Beyond: Blackness and Black…

Theatre department’s ‘The Seagull’ takes flight

Bradley’s theatre department premiered “The Seagull” last night, its first mainstage production of the spring semester. “The Seagull,” a play by Russian playwright Anton Chekov, centers on the romantic struggles of a variety of characters. “It’s kind of insane to do a Chekov [play,]” director…

#FreeKesha: A Pop Artist’s Fight for Freedom

In a startling legal battle between Kesha and her producer Dr. Luke, the pop artist found herself bound to a contract with Kemosabe Records and its parent company, Sony Music, after a New York Supreme Court ruling. Kesha initially filed the civil suit in 2014,…

Track heads to MVC indoor championships following the EIU Friday Night Special

The Braves had one final meet before the Missouri Valley Conference Championships, and they took full advantage of it. The track and field team’s trip to Eastern Illinois was successful last weekend at the Friday Night Special. “The main purpose of this meet was just…

Oscar Fluff: Unjust honor

A person paying to get what they want is not a new concept, and the Oscars are no different. The glitz and glamour of the Academy Awards commences far before the actual show, even before the nominees are announced. The actors and actresses of potential…

Startup Weekend aims to begin new businesses

Students will be given a chance this weekend to start a business in 48 hours as the Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation hosts its third Startup Weekend from today to Sunday. The weekend is focused on teams creating a working business model to present…

NBA All-Star weekend needs some work

NBA’s annual All-Star weekend, held two weeks ago, is an event basketball fans look forward to for a variety of reasons. There’s the dunk contest, the three-point contest, the skills challenge, the All-Star game itself and most importantly, the perfect excuse to avoid spending $200…