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Column: The best time of the year

While many people argue that they enjoy the warmer weather and longer days, I am here to say one thing – fall is the best season, and it’s not even a close contest. One of the biggest advantages of fall is the holidays. Halloween and…

Implosions: A tale of heartbreak

It stings. I watched and felt years, maybe decades of my life come off over the course of a few days. Since April, I had an emotional investment in the New York Yankees. My great-grandfather saw Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig play. My dad watched…

Column: Five more minutes

We’ve all been in the situation where we hit the snooze button because we don’t want to wake up in the morning. For me, that’s every morning. I intentionally set my alarm at least five minutes before I need to wake up, so I can…

Editorial: Enrollment shortfall opens the door for campus input

An email sent out by university president Gary Roberts on last Tuesday broke the news of this year’s low enrollment numbers and the deficit that Bradley will be facing as the result. The phrase ‘when it rains, it pours’ became true for the enrollment numbers…

The way they move

Sports have never been a huge part of my life. My family only watched sports when the Super Bowl rolled around, and even then, it was more of an obligation to see the neighbors than anything else. It wasn’t until I grew older that I…

Who will be the National League MVP?

Christian Yelich – Milwaukee Brewers By Ronan Khalsa Let’s start with this: the Milwaukee Brewers won the National League Central Division tiebreaker game and the beloved Chicago Cubs did not. The beer tastes better in Wisconsin and so does the champagne. Let’s realize who carried…

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…

Time keeps on slippin’

There were a lot of pivotal “firsts” in the life of 6-year-old Austin Shone. When I was six, I helped my dad pour cement into a small hole next to our driveway to put up my first basketball hoop. It would eventually develop a ring…

Editorial: Good things take time

The University Senate recently passed a proposal that finalizes the definition of Experiential Learning with core elements, which will make it the second required tag for future students. Without a doubt, the intention of the tag will benefit the students to build a framework for…

One-on-one: Who will grab the second NL wildcard?

Colorado Rockies – Eric Gray  The Colorado Rockies will get the chance to avenge last year’s wild card loss, and I believe they have the talent to do it. The powerful bats and ace pitching staff in the Rockies organization will become important during the…

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