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Drinking games harmful

Excessive drinking is becoming more and more common on college campuses, Melissa Sage-Bollenbach said, and drinking games like beer pong can contribute to the danger. The director of the Wellness Program said college students don’t always realize the amount of alcohol they are consuming could…

Despite student rumors, recycling exists on campus

There are 38 recycling bins on campus, but some students said they are unsure of the extent of Bradley’s recycling program. “I don’t think they recycle at all. I heard the recycling bins at Bradley are left over from when they used to recycle,” sophomore…

Campus group makes democracy matter at BU

Student creates organization to foster fair politics, encourage voting, offer internships Democracy Matters, a nonpartisan organization, emerged on campus a month ago, but the group’s president, Nicole Hanson, said students are already expressing interest. The organization’s goal is to “get big money out of politics,”…

Army ROTC program set to return to Bradley soon

An Army ROTC program will return to Bradley after 30 years. The ROTC program, which means Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, was first started in the late 1970s and was around for nearly 10 years, Vice President for Student Affairs Alan Galsky said. Bradley was told…

Hospitals adding video games to treatment

UNIVERSITY WIRE – Video games have made their way out of the family room and into the outpatient program of a Danville hospital. Following a growing national trend in injury treatment, Provena United Samaritans Medical Center recently integrated the Nintendo Wii, a game system encouraging…

Springboard to award $10,000 for student business plan

A $10,000 prize will be awarded to the grand-prize winner of this year’s Project Springboard Competition. “If I won $10,000, I would give some money back to my parents because they are paying for college,” freshman finance major Frank Murray said. Thanks to the Springboard…

Constitution Day held indoors despite rain

Students, faculty honor country, freedom with celebration, music and food Students and faculty came together Monday in the Michel Student Center ballroom to honor the Constitution. The sounds of “American Fanfare” accompanied the smell of hamburgers and hot dogs as Constitution Day got underway. A…

Movie made about BU alum

It’s not every day a Bradley alumnus’ name appears up in lights. But it’s not every day someone like Brad Cohen shows up on the scene. Cohen, a 1996 graduate of Bradley, is the basis for the newest Hallmark Hall of Fame made-for-TV movie. “Front…

Campus facelift progresses

Bradley spends $4.5 million on Williams, Markin Center to open in mid-October. The Markin Family Student Recreation Center is set to open on schedule in mid-October after a significant amount of work was done over the summer. “When we get to this last construction project…

Recruitment sees more men, fewer women

The amount of recruitment participants increased this year for men by about 11 percent, but decreased for women by about 14 percent. Interfraternity Council Director of Recruitment Chris DeRoo said online registration for men’s recruitment showed 267 men signed up, an increase from about 240…

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