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Speech team hosts national tournament

Bradley will serve as the host of the upcoming national collegiate speech tournament in Peoria from March 31 to April 3. With over 80 schools represented and more than 1,000 students from throughout the country attending, the tournament is expected to be a major event…

Industry professionals to visit Soft Skill Symposium

The Smith Career Center will host a Soft Skills Symposium, the first of its kind, March 29 and 30. Sponsored by Caterpillar Inc., this event will feature presentations and discussions from prominent Peoria leaders on various topics, including professionalism, critical thinking and cultural sensitivity. The…

Social justice advocate discusses cross-cultural communication on campus

Sam White, a speaker and advocate for the advancement of social justice, visited Bradley’s campus Monday in an event hosted by Sigma Lambda Gamma colony and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. The discussions covered topics including allyship and cross-cultural communication. Allyship is defined by the Anti-Oppression…

Off-campus safety a BUPD priority

A recent off-campus armed robbery has raised concerns about the security of students living and spending time off campus. The Bradley University Police Department (BUPD) responded to the robbery at 5:21 p.m. Feb. 7 at the intersection of Cooper Street and Barker Avenue. The two…

Shawarma Grill serves up savory options

Lively Mediterranean music and the smell of falafel fill Shawarma Grill, a restaurant located within walking distance of campus. Fadi Atrash, manager at Shawarma Grill, said he has been able to build a steady customer base since opening the restaurant nearly a year ago. “We…

Solar energy powers Hillel house

One student organization will shine a new light on renewable energy with the addition to solar panels to their campus building. Bradley’s chapter of the Jewish student organization Hillel will soon become the first university group to power their building with solar energy. The project…

Former Bradley student Ashley Borja memorialized

Ashley Borja, a junior mechanical engineering major, died last spring in a car accident. She is remembered for being president of the Bradley chapter of Habitat for Humanity, amongst many other things. Habitat for Humanity is in the process of building a home on N.E.…