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Posts published by “Sara Fessler”

Students hope for gender inclusive housing

For many, signing up for housing and living in a dorm is quite simple: students pick out their top residence halls and know what floors they might live on based on their gender. For transgender students at Bradley, however, this process can be troubling. Currently,…

Student compositions performed by Bradley faculty

Music, when performed, is more than just notes on a page. A few black lines and scribbles on some paper may appear to be a score, but it is only under the direction of a composer and musicians that this art can evolve into a…

Competition inspires big ideas

Bradley students continued to demonstrate entrepreneurial enthusiasm during the second round of the Big Ideas Competition, hosted by the Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, this Wednesday. Student competitors gathered in the Peplow Pavilion to demonstrate their business ideas and inventions, ranging from a self-playing…

It’s time to kill cancer

When I was 16 years old, something killed my dad. I never got to celebrate with him when I finally became an adult. He was never able to move me into college on my first day at Bradley. He won’t be there to walk me…

Local business to help build 9/11 monument

By September, one business in Peoria will help to complete a new national monument called “The Tower of Voices.” The U.S. National Park service is currently constructing the 93-foot tall structure, which will include 40 wind chimes to signify the 40 passengers and crewmembers of…

Gone in 60: An ‘escape’ from school stress

Sixty minutes of adrenaline, anxiety and quick thinking – this isn’t a haunted house, and it’s not a horrifying exam, either. A few blocks down from Bradley at 1028 SW Adams St. resides Gone in 60 Escape Games. An escape room is an interactive game…

Humans of the Hilltop: Sophia Fishkin

Support systems are often a universal concept, but for some, they can mean finding strength and trust with some of the most interesting and lively people – like circus performers. When many of her peers were joining soccer teams or starting violin lessons, Sophia Fishkin,…

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