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Picks to click for the NBA season

As baseball season begins to wind down with the World Series already underway, sports fans will need to find another way to escape from their everyday lives. As Halloween approaches, so does the NBA regular season. Hardcore fans have already been scouting their favorite teams,…

It’s important to protect your vote this election

On Nov. 4, millions of students like you will help choose the next president of the United States. In this historic election, students have registered in unprecedented numbers and they will be showing up at the polls in full force. The youth vote will have…

Bradley recruits out of state

Eighty-five percent of freshmen from Illinois, university to target East Coast students  The university is focusing on recruiting students who live outside of Illinois to move closer to achieving its goal of becoming a nationally ranked university. Fifteen percent of this year’s freshmen come from…

Senate budget allows for officer compensation

Student Senate approved a $2,100 budget increase in early October, and Student Body Treasurer Owen Irwin said the increase will primarily be for student body officer stipends. About $4,400 will go toward student body officer stipends this year, according to the Student Senate Operating Budget…

Tyne finishes 25th, Cyclones sweep away competition

It took sophomore Brian Tyne a little more than 26 minutes to triumph through eight kilometers to finish better than 75 percent of the field.  “He excelled in taking his training and putting it into the race,” coach Dave Beachum said. Tyne posted the best…

Scout endorses Obama for president

After seeing a president with the lowest approval rating in history wage an unjust war, lead the country into debt and ignore the worst natural disaster to ever hit this country, America needs a change. This country needs to be rebuilt from the ground up…

Markin Center debuts

The wait is finally over. The new Markin Family Student Recreation Center is officially open for business. “I had been anticipating its opening for a while,” freshman retail merchandising major Morgan Liphart said. “Hopefully it will be worth the wait.” The new facility takes up…

Senate approves new sports communication major

In years past, communication students had to choose between the five concentrations within the department: journalism, public relations, organizational communication, advertising or electronic media. Next semester a sixth option will be added to the list. “We decided to add a sports communication concentration,” Communication Department…

Soccer shut out, falls to No. 2 Creighton

A recruit who got away turned out to be the difference in the soccer team’s 2-0 loss to No. 2 Creighton on Saturday at Shea Stadium. Freshman Nick O’Neil, who graduated from Peoria Notre Dame High School, pushed across his first career goal with fewer…

Kanye will determine the direction of the music (and the marketing)

A month ago, producer turned rapper turned household name pop-sensation Kanye West did a really stupid thing.  On Sept. 16 Kanye released “Love Lockdown,” the first single for his next album, “808s and Heartbreak.” It was up on Kanye’s blog for two days, but quickly…

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