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Super Bowl XLIII

The Best and Worst Commercials Everyone has a friend who claims he or she doesn’t care about the Super Bowl.  He or she is above such petty entertainment as football and scoffs at the idea that anyone should view what is possibly the most-watched event…

Rhythm Kitchen offers unique dining experience

The Rhythm Kitchen Music Cafe is a fun dining experience right on Peoria’s Riverfront.  Boasting an excellent menu, service and overall atmosphere, the Rhythm Kitchen was opened by Shelley Lenzini in 1999.  The idea of the Rhythm Kitchen was envisioned in the hopes of bringing…

Neeson proves versatile in action-thriller “Taken”

“Taken” takes absolutely no effort. It begins, and it’s good, and it keeps going, and it’s good and then you’ll walk out and say “Hey, that was pretty good.”  I could give you the entire plot synopsis and not spoil anything you didn’t already expect,…

Art: Incognito showcases artistic talent discreetly

“Number six, we’re looking for number six!” yells a voice from a crowded glass table. A very eager man responds to the call as he approaches the table. Anonymous number-calling, accompanied with laughter, casual talk and indie music were among the many sounds that filled…

Animal Collective’s latest appeals to broader fan base

No band in recent memory has consciously decided to make as difficult, nonconformist and perfectly enjoyable music as Animal Collective. With more than seven studio LPs, the band has made psychedelic music cooler and more exciting than ever.  Now, as Animal Collective releases its eighth…

Glasser shows commitment to honesty, openness

After fearlessly disclosing her breast cancer diagnosis last semester, it would be difficult for University President Joanne Glasser to be more personally available to students. But she has found a way to outdo herself with the introduction of open office hours beginning next week. Assistant…

Democracy always requires elections

Despite having a new president elected on a platform of change, politics are in a sad state in this country, and in Illinois especially. One of the most appropriate examples of this was showcased recently when disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich appointed Roland, er, Sen. Roland…

Top 10 reasons to leave Facebook

At the beginning of the school year, I bid farewell to my place in the social networking world by deactivating my Facebook account. And while I knew deleting my page would be accompanied by certain perks, I didn’t expect for it to be so satisfying…

Violence in Israel hits close to home

After the end of finals last semester, I was definitely ready to drive home and sit in front of the TV for a few weeks. I had planned to go to Israel a few months earlier, and I found myself a little annoyed that the…

Braves pick up pair of MVC wins

The men’s basketball team picked up back-to-back wins in its recent two-game home stand.   The wins put Bradley in sole possession of second place in the Missouri Valley Conference. After taking down Indiana State on “Throwback Night” Saturday, the Braves dawned the special jerseys…

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