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Top stories of the year

The 2019-2020 school year will always be remembered by its abrupt ending due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there were many other notable events that took place, from the men’s basketball winning its second consecutive Missouri Valley Conference to the string of…

COVID-19: Illinois judge challenges Pritzker’s extension; Greater Peoria area sees 47 new cases this week

A week after Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced an extension of the stay-at-home-order, a judge in Southern Illinois issued a temporary injunction for state Rep. Darren Bailey, who claimed the extension subjects citizens to irreparable harm. In his daily briefing on April 27, Pritzker turned…

Bradley names new chief financial officer

Jeffrey Blade, the CEO of Matilda Jane Clothing, was appointed as the next chief financial officer (CFO) by Bradley’s incoming president Stephen Standifird as his first hire. He will assume his position starting on May 1, when Standifird also enters his dual presidential duties. Blade…

Student Senate passes resolutions regarding accessibility

Student Senate announced they passed two resolutions involving accessibility on campus and textbook access in a press release on April 25. While nothing has been approved by the university yet, Student Senate created an outline of how the resolutions would be implemented. Accessibility of Future…

Online award shows to boost campus moral

In order to retain campus pride without actually being on campus, the Student Activities Office held its annual Leadership Awards virtually on April 27.  Organizations like Alumni Affairs, OLLI, Residential Living, Parent’s Association, Student Senate, ACBU, Campus Recreation, Student Activities and Greek life helped present…

Professors to lose sabbatical

As Bradley University makes significant changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is also postponing sabbaticals, a period of time where professors take paid time off from teaching to focus on projects such as writing books or research that helps with their field of study. “Under…

Bradley counseling offers virtual support

The ability to have in-person counseling sessions through Bradley University’s Student Support Services may have stopped, but the need certainly has not.  Student Support Services has adapted to offer students alternative options to cope with the changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Counseling services are…

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