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Library committee submits proposal for changes

Suggested improvements, which include adding materials and better study areas, will address student needs A committee to address library improvements has completed a proposal that includes better printing options, a more comfortable study space and a better collection of materials. The Cullom-Davis Library has consistently…

Late Night BU skates into Markin Center with ice rink

An ice skating rink will transform the Markin Family Student Recreation Center into a winter wonderland at tonight’s Late Night BU. Student Body President Jordan Ticaric said attendance for tonight’s event is expected to be high. “We’ve been averaging around 800 or 900 students per…

Bradley students should be aware of e-mail phishing scams

Students may have noticed an increase in phishing expeditions this winter. Not the outdoor kind, but ones that take place in their inbox. Spam e-mailers are getting smarter, according to an article on msnbc.com. “Nearly one out of three Internet users was unable to tell…

Alcohol plan in action

New data suggests drinking behavior may change with time The number of drinking tickets given to students has decreased about 15 percent since the introduction of the Comprehensive Alcohol Action Plan. Recently released data, which also includes a lower number of student BAC levels and…

City sees record-low temps, BU responds to campus ice

Snow, ice, wind and severe wind chills, all staples of a stereotypical Midwest winter, have been going at it full force this season and show little sign of letting up in the near future. With another three inches of snow accumulation this week, students have…

Glasser to host office hours

Open-door policies will no longer be only for professors starting next week. University President Joanne Glasser will open her door and her ears to any and all concerns students feel need to be brought to her attention. Speaking on her behalf, Assistant Vice President for…

Some students suffer with high heating bills

Mike Smith said his heating bill for the month of January was much higher than usual. “It was $566 dollars, and before it was around $300,” the junior international business major said. “There were three of us living here over break, but we always keep…

CAT cuts back on jobs, students to feel effect

Upon Caterpillar Inc.’s announcement on Monday that it is cutting 20,000 jobs, spokesperson Jim Dugan said the outlook for the future is uncertain. “We have instituted a hiring freeze, which we announced in December, and it’s in response to the global recession, which is having…

New sandwich place moves into Student Center

Mill Street Sandwiches replaces Blimpie, offers variety of sandwiches and soups for students It was only 2000 when the ribbon was cut for the new Blimpie in the Michel Student Center. Less than a decade later, a panini press has replaced the microwave, and Mill…

Students glimpse U.S. history

Ben Koch stood among more than a million people to witness history in the making as President Barack Obama took the oath of office. But if you were to ask Koch in November if he thought he would be witnessing a democrat take the White…

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