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University closes down for snow

Bradley University canceled classes and closed down for the first time since 2015 on Monday, as an early season snow storm welcomed students back from Thanksgiving break with approximately five inches of snow. Surrounding areas like Galesburg and Altona experienced about a foot, according to…

The most (stressful) time of the year

Ah the end of the semester. You’re making plans for Thanksgiving dinner, returning textbooks to the bookstore and preparing your Spotify Christmas playlist. After a semester’s worth of stress, you look forward to unwinding. There’s just one problem; you’re still waitlisted for classes. The horror…

Jewish community seeks light

Rain poured down Tuesday night, as the Bradley community gathered outside for the candle lighting memorial for the victims of the Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting. The shooting occurred on Oct. 27 and left 11 lives lost. The event was held by Bradley’s Jewish Community, and in…

The scariest thing of all

This past fall, I experienced something far spookier than a haunted house, and met souls far more terrifying than ghosts or goblins. I escaped alive, so it is my duty to tell the tale. I must warn future victims to be wary of the truly…

Greek life concerns discussed in forum

The Infraternity Council (IFC) held a community forum on Oct. 3 addressing the recent changes in Greek life and the student opposition they have felt from the Greek community. Presidents of each fraternity along with other Greek life members gathered to listen to an explanation…

Column: Snowflakes and diamonds

For as long as I remember, there’s been a star in the sky I can always depend on to guide me home. There’s a location I don’t need Google Maps for. There is a current I can rely on to carry me to shore. For…

The fight for composting

Why let it spoil when you can put it in the soil? Senior accounting and Spanish double major Abby Irhke researched the topic of composting as she was writing a proposal for an English class. However, this research turned from writing a paper into a…

Hypnotist packs room

Chances are if you were in the Michel Student Center Ballroom last Saturday, you were on the edge of your seat. Activities Council of Bradley University (ACBU) hosted Sailesh the Hypnotist. Megan DeSmet, junior nursing major, was one of the ACBU coordinators who brought the…

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