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Posts published by “AJ Lamb”

My college archenemy

While I originally felt compelled to craft some witty last words in an attempt to encapsulate my time at Bradley, I just don’t think comedy can convey my thoughts as a soon-to-be graduate. So to avoid another sugary story of the things I missed out…

Local bar heats up downtown Peoria

After four years of partying into the early morning and lighting up downtown Peoria, Berlin nightclub closed its doors and has been remodeled into a new type of bar. The club was able to have a final party on New Year’s Eve before owner Tyler…

Kaboom! keeps crosswalks safe

Bradley University Police Department is teaming up with Kaboom! this semester to bring attention to a growing issue on Bradley’s campus: jaywalking. Throughout the month of March, Bradley students may have seen Kaboom! dressed in a crossing guard uniform keeping pedestrians at the Campustown intersection…

40 years of flowers for the Peoria area

Just off War Memorial Drive in Peoria Heights sits a quaint little flower shop that has been a part of the Peoria community for nearly 40 years. Gregg Florist has provided floral arrangements and decorations to the area since 1953, but has been under owner…

Love Wins

Last night, Bradley students and community members alike gathered to hear the moving testimony of Jim Obergefell, and his journey to the Supreme Court to fight for marriage equality. As a self-described “accidental activist,” Obergefell found himself on the forefront for civil rights five years…

Gary Anna to retire after 37 years

After 37 years of tenure at Bradley, Vice President of Business Affairs Gary Anna has decided to move forward into retirement. The transition comes at a time when the administration is looking to restructure his position’s responsibilities, dividing them between current positions and the new…

Famed music producer torches classic band

In a recent interview with New York Magazine, Quincy Jones took it upon himself to address a lot of issues, past and present, with the music industry … or what’s left of it (his opinion, not mine). The 85-year-old music producer had some choice thoughts…

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