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fallon fails to deliver

Watching Jimmy Fallon act like an adult was a little jarring, especially after seeing him break character in pretty much every Saturday Night Live sketch he was in. But with a mostly straight face, Fallon stepped up to the four leaf clover monologue spot on…

Winter hits Bradley hard, administration responds

Car crashes, broken pipes and icy weather were all in the forecast for the United States this winter. Peoria was no exception. The Peoria Journal Star reported that, as of Feb. 5, the local snowfall totaled to 37.1 inches. That total is 0.6 inches short…

Because life is hard enough as it is

There’s this thing called seasonal affectiveness disorder. What it means is that some people become depressed during the extreme seasons, i.e. summer and winter, usually due to the lack or overabundance of vitamin D. So we’re not talking about the “oh no, it’s raining outside,…

oh bo

From YouTube prodigy to stand-up comedian, then television writer (briefly, thank God) to poetry writer (briefly, unfortunately) and back to stand-up comedian, Bo Burnham is not a typical musical comedian. Not that musical comedians are typical by nature, but that’s beside the point. Burnham’s second…

Uni./Main projects updates before May

Streets near Bradley will see a makeover by the end of the semester – a $2.6 million makeover.  After the water mainline under the intersection of University Street and Main Street failed on Sept. 6, 2013, City of Peoria officials decided to remodel the intersection…

ACBU disappoints again

The Activities Council of Bradley University (ACBU) announced Wednesday the spring concert performer cancelled, leaving the council just weeks to find a replacement. We don’t know about you, but doesn’t this sound a little too familiar? ACBU set the trend in recent years of setting…

BU reacts to national campus shootings

On Jan. 20, a student at Widener University in Pennsylvania was shot and injured outside of the student recreational center.  On Jan. 21, a teaching assistant at Purdue University was shot and killed during class. On Jan. 22, the University of Oklahoma went on lockdown…

Students create tornado relief info page

Parts of the Midwest may have been torn apart this weekend, but some students are going beyond the call of help to put the pieces back together. Senior elementary education major Colby Tapling and a few other students started the “Bradley Students Supporting Washington, IL.”…

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