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Frolf giveth, Frolf taketh away

When I came to college three years ago, I had a faint idea as to what the sport of disc golf (now referred to as Frolf) was. I had a few friends who caught the Frisbee fever in high school, but I didn’t understand the…

2018’s Biggest Fantasy Football Sleepers

Quarterback – Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders: After coming off a fantastic 2016 season, Derek Carr regressed in 2017 by having one of the lowest passing touchdown totals in the league (22) and tying his career high for interceptions (13). High-quality quarterbacks such as Carr often…

Editorial: ‘You don’t know what you got till it’s gone’

Being hit by a car at 201 years of age might be the end for some peo- ple, but not Lydia Moss Bradley. The statue of the foundress of Bradley University was struck by a car on June 9. After extensive damage, Lydia’s was taken…

One-on-one: Who will win the 2018 Heisman Trophy?

There is a lot of pressure involved with being the face of a college football program. Some perceived superstars have proven incapable of handling the buildup. Some lose the game with their mind much easier than the game on the field. On the contrary, an…

One-on-one: Who will win the 2018 Heisman Trophy?

Picture this. There is a sophomore running back, who’s coming off a freshman season where he led the Big Ten in rushing by over 500 yards. He’s entering the season on the fourth ranked team in the country, who also happens to have the nation’s…

Editorial: Bring donations off-campus

Many upperclassmen are familiar with the blue bags distributed to their doors and giant blue bins that show up in each residence hall at the end of every school year. It brings convenience for students to donate their extra clothing and old furniture during the…

Stupid tattoos

In the course of one semester, I’ve added four new illustrations to my once boring epidermis.  My tattoos are not sketched flowers on my ankles or the names of ex-boyfriends, a portrait of my mother or Bible passages.  My tattoos are stupid, admittedly.  I had…

Secretly incredible

Every year, I buy my mom a book for her birthday. It’s become something she looks forward to each September. In fact, it’s quite a logical gift. My mom loves churning through pages before she goes to bed each night. I’m a writer who has…

Editorial: Year in Review

Thumbs up to Admissions and Enrollment Office Bradley had a record-high number of application submissions for fall 2017. Freshman enrollment increased from a year ago, as well as transfer enrollment. We think this upward trend in enrollment increases campus spirit and improves the college experience…

Have a life

I explicitly remember freshman year, staring at the list of newspaper dates posted on the door of Sisson 319, thinking about how sad it was to see the remaining numbers dwindle. I was a different person then, and my experience in the newsroom every year…

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