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Posts published in March 2017

Baseball rides winning streak

The Bradley baseball team has strung together its longest winning streak of the season after Tuesday’s 2-0 win over the University of Illinois, and the four-game streak is coming at an ideal time. The men kick off their Missouri Valley Conference season today against Missouri…

Students improve soft skills at inaugural symposium

Professionalism, personal brand and interpersonal communication skills were focus points of the Smith Career Center’s first Soft Skills Symposium held Wednesday. The event featured New York Times bestselling author Lindsey Pollak as the keynote speaker, who wrote “Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide…

Humans of the Hilltop: Sara Netzley

Greeting visitors with a Lisa Frank calendar, a seagull plush and a plastic Wonder Woman figurine, Sara Netzley’s office brings a pop of color to the white halls of the Caterpillar Global Communications Center. But Netzley said she never imagined herself taking a full-time teaching…

Beer and baseball

There’s a reason baseball isn’t very popular anymore (a couple reasons, actually). The game is too slow and methodical – it doesn’t play well on television as opposed to basketball and football. There aren’t any stars to watch anymore, either. Alex Rodriguez, for as polarizing…

Police Reports: 2017-03-31

Officers were dispatched after a male student was reported attempting to enter a dorm elevator while holding a traffic sign at 3:20 a.m. March 23 on 911 N. Duryea Ave. A female student on the dorm staff told the officers she heard noise coming from…

Student Body Officer election reaction disappoints

Student Body Officer (SBO) elections were held this week, and newly elected Student Body President Dave Jensen and the rest of his “Brave for You” ticket ran unopposed for their positions. This marks the first time in recent history that a lone ticket has been…

Kapp sets record in weekend wins

The Bradley softball team won its first conference series of the season against Evansville last weekend. The Braves were shut out 7-0 in the first game after failing to get a hit until the sixth inning against 2016’s Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) pitcher of the…

You are not alone

Making close friends is hard. This is coming from a self-proclaimed extrovert, so you know it must be true. In high school, I was repeatedly told that making college friends is better because you get to choose them from a large population, versus childhood friends…

Fortune favors the Brave (Pitch)

Edible plates. QR-code syllabuses. Uber-able alcohol. Those were just some of the innovative product and service ideas pitched by 25 students in front of three judges and a room full of peers Wednesday night in Westlake Hall. Winning first place and a prize of $250,…

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