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Editorial: Use the break to reset

Holiday or not, days off from school are always appreciated. No matter what your Thanksgiving plans are, be sure to take some time for yourself and recharge. It’s a crucial point in the semester where professors are ratcheting up for final exams and projects while…

Editorial: Fighting the fake news fiasco

On Oct. 27, Elon Musk officially bought Twitter, setting off a wave of changes to the platform. Notably, the subscription to the oft-forgotten Twitter Blue now includes the coveted “blue checkmark” that used to indicate validity, but now can be bought for a small fee.…

Editorial: Be an informed voter

You see them everywhere. Political ads circling like hawks in your social media feeds, your TV, your radio and dominating your favorite YouTube videos. Whether they attack another candidate or tout achievements, the ads are inescapable all the same. If the avalanche of attack ads…

Editorial: Be mindful of the neighborhoods around Bradley on Halloween

While we often think of campus as “the Bradley bubble,” we are liable to forget that many of the residents in the immediate area are not college students. Neighborhoods surrounding Bradley like the Uplands, the Arbor District and Moss-Bradley are populated with families with young…

Editorial: Strive to report what’s right

Issues of trust and lack of objectivity in the news have been swirling in a tornado of growing frustration with the journalism industry. Undoubtedly, there are news outlets, both at the national and local level, who may have taken things too far when it comes…

Editorial: Takeaways from this year’s State of the University address

Bradley President Stephen Standifird gave his second State of the University address on Oct. 4, in which he covered topics of finance, enrollment, competition and community initiatives. Here are the most important takeaways from his presentation. Enrollment As universities across the country continue to find…

Editorial: Experiencing the stages of grief

This week, the Bradley community lost a beloved faculty member, Dr. Edward Bond. Many students and faculty across campus are experiencing the stages of grief after losing such an inspiring presence. Grief is hard for anyone to experience, and many times it feels easier to…

Editorial: Master the skill of time management

As the second month of the semester nears its end, it’s easy to fall behind in the activities and classes that you’ve chosen to take part in. Whether you’re a first-year student or fifth-year senior, time management is key to success, and figuring out the…

Editorial: Housing changes are necessary to reflect Bradley’s new slogan

If you’ve been on TikTok, watched TV or listened to a local Peoria radio station recently, you may have seen a recent ad from Bradley University featuring their brand new slogan: “Put Your Future Forward.” It is hard to believe that “future forward” is the…

Editorial: Bradley should uphold Labor Day holiday for students and faculty

Labor Day was celebrated across the country this past Monday, giving many businesses, schools and government offices a day off to relax and celebrate the labor contributions of Americans in countless fields of work. The holiday has been recognized since 1887, when Oregon declared it…

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