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Student named finalist for Truman Scholarship

Each year, hundreds of college juniors across the nation compete for roughly 60 awards offered by the Harry S. Truman Foundation. This year junior triple major in political science, economics and rhetorical studies, Patrick Campbell is among the many finalists. The Truman Scholarship was founded…

Students show high interest in sports communication major

After being approved in October, the new sports communication major has already generated more than 60 applicants. Director of Admissions Marketing and Communication Tom Richmond said this is a good number for a new program. In comparison, well-established majors such as advertising and public relations…

Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day at U of I begins today

Today, many student will begin celebrating Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and many Bradley students will join them. “A lot of people come up from Southern Illinois University, Illinois State, Bradley and a bunch of places,” freshman U of I student…

Water polo team loses first game, gains experience

The club water polo team may not have won its first game last weekend, but founder Dominic Lyles said the experience was worth the 16-4 defeat. The team squared off against Lindenwood University St. Louis, a three-time Div. III national championship team, in three scrimmages…

Alum indicted for aiding al-Qaida

Former student Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri was indicted Feb. 27 on charges that he conspired to help al-Qaida for five months in 2001 while he was studying at Bradley to get his masters degree in computer science. The charges allege that from July 2001 to…

Bradley retention rates for 09 see normal, slight decline

Bradley’s mid-year retention rates for 2009 have slightly declined compared to past years. The freshmen and sophomore retention rate for 2007 was 88.1 percent, down .8 percent from last year’s 88.9 percent. And the freshmen mid-year retention rate for 2008 is 96.5 percent, down .7…

Spring breakers beware

Violence in Mexico causes State Dept. to warn students This Spring Break, students may be in for more than beaches and parties south of the border. The U.S. State Department has issued a warning urging students traveling to Mexico to be careful because of an…

Braves basketball shoots for a spot in NCAA

Bradley will kick off its postseason at 2:35 p.m. against Southern Illinois today at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Students traveling to this weekend’s Missouri Valley Conference Tournament will receive free admission to Bradley’s games only. Although the Braves are only guaranteed one game…

Students compete in alcohol-related game show

Students packed the Michel Student Center ballroom to watch their resident hall representatives compete in Booze-A-Palooza, an alcohol awareness event sponsored by The Association of Residence Halls  and Residential Life Every dorm participated in Booze-A-Palooza with resident advisers and assistant resident advisers serving as contestants. …

Bradley may consider replacing Sunset Strips next fall

New sandwich restaurant in Student Center popular, ideas to replace chicken place are in the works Sunset Strips, the chicken restaurant located in Cafe Bradley, won’t face the same fate as Blimpie did anytime soon, but Director of Food Services Ron Gibson said they might…

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