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Bradley hoops a family tradition

This may sound corny, but there’s something special about Bradley basketball. For some, it could be the dedicated fans, the hardworking players or the atmosphere at Carver Arena that makes Bradley basketball one-of-a-kind. But for me, it’s about tradition and family. The Braves’ journey to…

How to fight the flu in winter weather

As winter weather bears down on the Midwest, students might want to take a few simple measures to keep from falling ill. Get a flu shot.  “Even if the flu shot doesn’t target the particular strain that you catch, it could be close enough to…

Greeks dance around the world in Pan-Fra-Sing

The increase in attendance at last week’s Pan-Fra-Sing already has members of Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils thinking the event may need a new home next year. The dance contest formerly took place in Robertson Memorial Field House, but because of its demolition, Pan-Fra-Sing took place…

Braves Council pushes for university-wide absence policy

A university-wide absence policy is being drafted by the Braves Council and the Bradley University Intercollegiate Athletics Committee. Bradley currently does not have an official policy, Vice President of Student Affairs Alan Galsky said. “For the last four or five years, the athletes have wanted…

Local winter activities abound

Spending time inside coffee shops and attending shows will help students avoid weathering the weather Although some people don’t mind doing polar bear practices for sports on the quad or studying outside while bundled up under 16 layers of clothing, most would rather spend the…

Holiday lights may brighten campus

Student Body President Jordan Ticaric, along with Student Senate, has a bright idea for campus this winter season. Senators are working to get campus lit up with Christmas lights to bring a little seasonal spirit to the Bradley population. With the facelift the campus is…

Students kiss and tell during ‘Art of Kissing’ lecture

Whether you kiss on a daily basis, are just beginning to experiment or have always been too afraid to try, William Cane has a tip for you. He presented his lecture “The Art of Kissing” this Wednesday in the Michel Student Center Ballroom.  Cane assured…

College career centers don’t often offer grad school exam help

Students can prepare for exams online and through classes offered by Kaplan, Rick Smith said  Bradley doesn’t offer help for graduate school test preparation, but neither do most other universities, Rick Smith said. “I don’t know of any in the Midwest that do,” the Director…

Sunday dinners may disappear

Sunday night dinners have been poorly attended this semester and may or not may not continue. Attendance has dropped from more than 300 students attending last spring to around 140, Director of Food Services Ron Gibson said. The dinner runs from 5 to 8 p.m.…

Author explores Islamic religion in lecture

A University of Chicago professor captivated a full audience in Neumiller Lecture Hall as he addressed issues of religion, violence and their potential consequences in the world. “Religion fosters a sense of community, a sense of purpose in people’s lives and can motivate people to…

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