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Posts published in December 2016

Bradley president responds to his remarks on sexual assault

On the morning of Dec. 14, Bradley University’s President Gary Roberts appeared on WMBD News to discuss campus safety. During the segment, Roberts commented on a Dec. 8 safety alert. The alert notified the Bradley community that a female student had reported being sexually assaulted…

Officers bear beards for charity

Scruffy Bradley University Police Department officers gathered in the Michel Student Center with students Wednesday in order to raise money for the Special Olympics of Illinois. The officers spent the past month grooming and growing out their beards as they came together with members of…

‘The Edge of Seventeen’ receives an ‘Easy A’ as a teen movie

“When I get mad, I get really quiet and really still, and I say to myself, ‘Everyone in the world is as miserable as you are; they’re just better at pretending.’” This may sound like horrible advice for a mother to give to her teenage…

Giving Tuesday raises more than $1 million

Bradley University raised $1,668,574 this week during its Giving Tuesday event, receiving donations from over 2,171 individuals – up significantly from last year’s $576,460 and 1,692 donors. Giving Tuesday is an international event aimed at celebrating gratitude and raising awareness for nonprofit organizations and philanthropies.…

Braves fend off Panthers

The Bradley men’s basketball team came out on top of a back-and-forth game Tuesday night at Eastern Illinois, giving the team its first road win of the young season. Eastern Illinois’s Demetrius McReynolds jump started the Panthers hot start, scoring a quick 10 points in…

Students register to ‘Be the Match’

After a Bradley student discovered her mother was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer, Panhellenic Council decided to team up with the student to organize a bone marrow registry drive for Dec. 5. Junior public relations major Alli Krone said she learned last May that her…

A great big magical world

Magic: it’s the thing that puts a spark in every child’s eye and allows the world to believe in something more. Thankfully, Hollywood continues to improve its ability to bring that magic to life. Recently, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and “Dr. Strange”…

Bradley makes goals for next 5 years

They say when one door closes, another opens. For Bradley, the door is opening to a new five-year strategic plan. Bradley develops a strategic plan every five years to improve the quality of the university’s education and environment, and with the previous plan wrapping up…

Smoke-free campus initiative update

After two years of forums and discussions, Bradley may be a smoke-free campus as soon as next semester. Student Body President Jenna Dellaria has been working on creating a smoke-free campus plan, and she meets with Vice President for Student Affairs Nathan Thomas today to…

Will Nintendo’s new console Swtch things up?

Last month, Nintendo revealed its new gaming console, the Switch. It definitely looks promising, or at the very least pretty, intriguing in design. But is the system’s innovative design enough to move them off the shelves? Nintendo Switch is a follow-up to the Wii U,…

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