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Garrett Week celebrates diversity with events

Garrett Week gives minority students an opportunity to showcase their academic abilities, culture and talent, based on the foundations Romeo B. Garrett laid at Bradley University, the Black Student Alliance President Anthena Gore said. Garrett Week started Monday and ends Saturday. The week started in…

SCC can assist with summer employment searches in Peoria

If you plan on staying in Peoria this summer or even if you’re going back home, plenty of options for part-time employment or internships are available. The Smith Career Center offers special advisement appointments for students seeking part-time employment opportunities in the summer. “All students…

Riverfront, Downtown offer exciting summer activities

With summer fast approaching, most students will be heading home for break to their summer jobs, vacation plans or internships. One would think spending the summer in Peoria would be less than desirable without campus activities, events and masses of college students. However, even during…

Students get hip while teaching dance class at Markin

Free hip-hop classes are being offered at the Markin Family Student Recreation Center from 12:30 to 2 p.m. every Saturday.  The classes were started and are taught by junior journalism major Jeff De Chavez and junior family and consumer sciences major Megan Bowen.  Bowen said…

Student robbed at gun point

Until recently, the area near campus seemed to be immune to the recent rash of armed robberies the city of Peoria has experienced. But last Friday about noon, senior accounting major Lauren Peterson was walking home from class when she was robbed at gun point.…

SBO election results uncertain

Runoffs will take place next week for president and VP  Two of the four positions in the Student Body Officer elections have yet to be decided. When the results were announced Tuesday, no candidate for president or vice president received a majority of the votes.…

Move to Sakai to come next spring

Despite efforts to replace Blackboard with a new program by fall, students will have to wait another year before all classes are switched to Sakai. Although the goal early last fall was to complete the switch this spring, the move is taking longer than expected,…

Author, professor to talk about security after 9/11

An author and professor will visit Bradley to discuss the ways the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 have changed the way our society is policed. Professor of criminal justice and police studies from Eastern Kentucky University Vic Kappeler will present the speech “Policing in the…

Student Senate approves SABRC budget for next year

Student Senate approved the Student Activities Budget Review Committee’s budget for 2009-10 on Monday with only one senator voting against it. Wassim Elhouar, the senator who voted against the $207,199 budget, said it spent too much on certain events. “There were a couple places where…

Faltering economy causes classes to consolidate for fall

Some students may find class registration more difficult this semester because of cutbacks being made in the tight economy. “There has been some consolidation of class offerings, depending on the college and the department,” said Robert Bolla, interim provost for vice president of academic affairs.…

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