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Avoid JuicyCampus, express opinions in more productive ways

A very basic principle among scientists is the “Butterfly Effect.”  The theory of this effect is that the graceful flutter of a butterfly’s wings affects the cyclical events of the earth, all around the world. The Web site JuicyCampus.com would be a perfect example of…

Former MTV correspondent to visit Bradley

Gideon Yago’s career as a correspondent for MTV News began when the network handed him a camera and told him to cover the 2000 presidential election. That year, Yago was one of six college students across the country who was asked by MTV to cover…

Lydia honored in Founder’s Day celebration

Alumni, faculty and staff came together to pay tribute to founder Lydia Moss Bradley at this year’s Founder’s Day celebration. University President Joanne Glasser said the day is a gathering “to commemorate [Lydia’s] vision and her genius, to thank her for her wisdom and her…

12 reasons why baseball rocked in ‘08

When I first sat down to write this column, I was planning on discussing the complete deflation every single Chicago baseball fan is joining me in feeling this week. After all, we just spent the last six months of our lives watching both of our…

Gossip not covered under First Amendment

Imagine you’re surfing the Internet, and you find your name on a Web site. It’s not a good Web site, but a site that allows people to gossip freely, and your name is found under the topic “Biggest B——.” How would that make you feel?…

Gossip site adds BU forum

A Web site based on the idea of freedom of speech has added Bradley to its forums, but some students said they think it goes beyond the First Amendment. JuicyCampus.com, a site where students can choose their universities and write anonymous posts on any topic,…

Blimpies may bid BU bye

The distinct smell of Blimpies subs has long been a part of the Michel Student Center experience. However, soon the Blimpies at Bradley could be history. “I think they should replace Blimpies,” senior computer science major Mark Overholt said. “Of the few times I have…

Women finish 6th at Hawkeye Invitational

The women’s golf team placed sixth at last weekend’s Hawkeye Intercollegiate at Finkbine Golf Course thanks in part to a strong performance from sophomore Breanne Neufeld. “I was glad to see Breanne play some good golf,” coach Bo Ryan said. “She was overdue.” On the…

Students, alumni tailgate as part of Homecoming festivities

Wearing a white feather boa, University President Joanne Glasser stood on a stage clapping her hands and dancing. “Louder, louder!” she screamed, trying to excite students for the Homecoming soccer game. “They want to hear you in Shea Stadium. Coach [Jim] DeRose wants to hear…

BU Health Center adds new counselor this year

Former St. Francis therapist specializes in treating eating disorders  The Health Center has a new counselor who specializes in treating eating disorders. Lisa Fix-Griffin has more than 20 years of experience of treating eating disorders and is the first counselor at Bradley to specialize in…