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Posts published in November 2016

Foundress celebrated for feminism

Frontier explorer. Philanthropist. Businesswoman. University foundress. Lydia Moss Bradley was many things – and among them, a feminist. Ahead of her time in many ways, Lydia paved the way for generations of students and community members far after her life. After her husband’s death in…

Arrival Movie Review

A good science fiction movie isn’t even sci-fi at all. Or at the very least, not at its core, and “Arrival” is no exception. Within this review, there is no plot summary or spoilers. It is merely a response to watching a compelling film with…

Ward advances to NCAA Championships

A spectacular season for the Bradley men’s cross country team will conclude with only one runner representing the team. Junior Michael Ward clinched a berth in the NCAA Championships last Saturday after a ninth-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet. Ward ran a personal-best…

Women’s basketball drops first two games of season

The Bradley women’s basketball team started off the season on the wrong foot. The Braves dropped the first two games of their regular season at Kent State Friday and at Butler Sunday. The Kent State game featured a one-sided affair that saw the Braves fall…

Thank you, Lydia

Lydia Moss Bradley led an impressive life, and our hats go off to her. She was a pioneer in many ways – her business endeavors, her philanthropies and her own westward move to Peoria. This year, the Bradley community was educated about her life and…

Horology makes timely debut on Hilltop

When Bradley University began as Bradley Polytechnic Institute in 1897, founder Lydia Moss Bradley sought for a practical program to begin developing her new college. She found that with horology, the study of watchmaking. For over 63 years, six months and 11 days, horology was…

Men split opening weekend games

Despite an opening night win, the men’s basketball team dropped its second game of the year Sunday to bring the 2016-2017 season 1-1. Bradley struggled in the early goings of its debut against Illinois-Springfield, but the Braves soon found their touch in the first half.…

Family ties

Zeally Moss (Father) Born to Nathaniel Moss and Nancy Ann Cockrell on March 6,1755, in Loudoun County, Virginia, Zeally Moss lived an adventurous life. In the spring of 1777, Zeally was drafted to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. During the…

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