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Editorial: It’s time for training and consequences for non-compliance

Sexual assault awareness is reshaping the nation and it is changing Bradley’s campus as well. Both the speech team and electrical engineering program are successful programs at Bradley. Ken Young and In Soo Ahn were in influential positions within these programs. Without a doubt, their…

Editorial: Speak up for change

We all know the saying “If you see something, say something.” But it is never easy when you are the one involved in the situation, and it is even harder to speak up to against people in a higher position. Abraham Barrantes, senior criminal justice…

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…

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…

Editorial: keep us composted

While tons of food go to waste every month, Abby Ihrke, senior accounting and Spanish double major, makes her contribution to protect the environment by composting food waste from Geisert dining hall. As Ihrke’s composting project is not the first one nor the only student-…

Editorial: Job fair for all

Everywhere you looked on Thursday, Bradley students were wearing their best pressed dress clothes carried their freshly-printed resumes. Students anxiously anticipated their interactions with the daunting employers of their dream jobs. Many students find their potential employers at the job fair for both internship and…

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…

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…

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…

Student Senate should pursue gender inclusive housing further

This past Monday, Student Senate voted on a resolution that would allow all transgender students to live in housing that corresponds with their gender identity. But the resolution didn’t pass – it didn’t receive the two-thirds majority it needed. We understand Student Senate resolutions work as…

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