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ACBU puts election issues in the crossfire

The Activities Council of Bradley University Critical Issues committee held a Crossfire forum about the presidential election Wednesday night, where students tackled topics like Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s controversies, the role of media in this election and third party voting. Senior mechanical engineering major…

ACBU puts election issues in the crossfire

The Activities Council of Bradley University Critical Issues committee held a Crossfire forum about the presidential election Wednesday night, where students tackled topics like Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s controversies, the role of media in this election and third party voting. Senior mechanical engineering major…

Chemistry professor solves problems with anarchy

George Bodner, a chemistry education professor from Purdue University, has a problem with problem solving. Bodner visited the Hilltop Tuesday to discuss new ways to teach problem solving as part of the annual Kolb Chemistry lecture series. “The traditional problem-solving model is, you start by…

Panel helps hone effectiveness skills

The Family and Consumer Science Department’s C.C. Wheeler Institute hosted a panel to discuss effectiveness skills in the Michel Student Center ballroom last night. The panel consisted of Office of Diversity and Inclusion President Norris Chase, President of the Dunlap Board of Education Dawn Bozeman,…

Students get their game on

Bradley students made their move with their own board game. Junior interactive media majors Zachary Abbott, Arwen Boyer and Joshua Estill have been offered a publishing contract with Advanced Primate Entertainment (APE) Games, a board and card game publisher based in Houston, Texas, for their…

Humans of the Hilltop: Evelyn Wilkerson

If you’ve ever been to Center Court you’ve probably seen Evelyn Wilkerson manning the cash register, but what you might not know is she’s crisscrossed this country many times over. “I was born here in Peoria but lived all over; Texas, North Carolina, California and…

Professor prepares audience for unpredictable economy

Misconceptions as to what affects the economy can leave people confused on how to deal with economics and the workforce. Economics professor Joshua Lewer gave a lecture about the prospects and obstacles facing the U.S. economy in Baker Hall Tuesday. According to Lewer, much of…

Comedian breaks stigma of mental health with comedy

Comedian and writer Kevin Breel shared his story of struggle with depression and suicide in the Michel Student Center Ballroom last night. He started off by talking about his father’s depression and how his father used alcohol to cope. “I grew up in a home…

Longing for the ‘now’

I think it’s fair to say we live in a nostalgic age. It seems like half the movies and TV shows out today are reboots, revisions or throwbacks. One of our major political parties is constantly bellowing about how great America used to be. And…

Downtown is reaching out for Bradley students

The Peoria Downtown Advisory Commission wants Bradley students to know they can always go downtown. “Last spring we sent out a survey to students asking them how often they go downtown, what do they do there and what other cities they like and why,” Alison…

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