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Posts published in September 2017

Bloody hell! Its quidditch season

While the story ended with a book series and movie franchise, J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter universe remains alive in the hearts of some students as they gear up to revive Bradleys Quidditch club. Quidditch, a popular sport in Rowlings fictional wizarding world, is a mixed…

Liberty and justice for some

The practice of protesting during the national anthem has become an increasingly controversial topic as of late. Some argue that a refusal to stand during the national anthem and Pledge of Allegiance is a peaceful protest to the injustices minorities and people of color continue…

Jonesing for Jonas

Jealous thats how the Activities Council of Bradley University (ACBU) promised people would feel if they waited too long to purchase tickets for the expected sold-out Nick Jonas concert, which will take over Renaissance Coliseum tomorrow. Like every concert on the Hilltop, ACBU is responsible…

Tennis claims two titles

The tennis team competed in the Bradley Invitational this past weekend, which serves as the Braves final match before the Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships, set to begin Oct. 6. If the outcomes of this weekends matches are any indication of how the team will…

Police Reports: 2017-09-29

A male student was found urinating on the second floor of Duryea Parking Deck by Bradley University Police (BUPD) at 814 Duryea Pl. at 11 a.m. Sept. 19. One student witnessed the male and another student in the parking deck leave a car and urinate…

Humans of the Hilltop: Amy Eggert

Bradley English professor Amy Eggerts experience at the university began at a young age and has been a part of her identity ever since. According to Eggert, her passion for the Hilltop all started when she would travel with her father. Ever since I was…

Soccer draws against Aces

The Bradley soccer team was able to come out with a 2-2 draw in their second Missouri Valley Conference match on the road against Evansville last Wednesday. Bradley was the first to score as senior defender Clark Emerson converted in the 14th minute after dribbling…

Telling the stories nobody will

I used to say a prayer every time I heard ambulance or fire truck sirens nearby. This lifelong habit changed in May when I started to intern as a police beat reporter for the Peoria Journal Star. Reporter Phil Luciano sat at the desk next…

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