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Students find professors usually sit enough office hours

Utilizing a professor’s office hours can be crucial to a student’s success in class. The number of office hours a professor sits depends on the college and department they belong to, Assistant Vice President of Communications Shelly Epstein said. “Faculty are expected to have office…

Students in dorms must take quiz to move off campus

Students wanting to live off campus will now have to view a slideshow presentation and complete a quiz in order to move out of the dorms. Executive Director of the Center for Residential Living and Leadership Nathan Thomas said the quiz will be put into…

Athletics creates program to make well-rounded athletes

The Athletic Department administrators want more from their student-athletes than success on the court and field. They want student-athletes to have success in life. To prepare students for life after college, the department created the Bradley University Leadership and Supporting Teams program. The program aims…

Activities Council searches for spring concert band

The Activities Council is tuning into students to see what band they want to bring to campus for its annual spring concert. Special events reserve fund coordinator for ACBU Kathleen McGing said the group has begun its search, but doesn’t have any band in mind…

Faculty pay to use Markin, but get health screenings

Bradley faculty and staff now have to pay $120 annual fee to use the Markin Family Student Recreation Center, but it comes with an incentive. Employees who have been working out, now pay a $10 monthly fee, but will have the option of participating in…

Caterpillar recalls not immediate

Although Caterpillar Inc. announced it may be able to recall employees if the economic stimulus package passed, it probably won’t happen until late 2009 or early 2010. “We’ll probably have to make more layoffs before we start hiring again,” said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Jim…

Students should be aware of unsecured wireless networks

One student, whose network was used by somebody else, was accused of illegal file-sharing Students who set up an unsecured wireless network could end up getting more than they bargained for. Senior political science major David Mullner said he received a notice informing him that…

Ruckus shuts down, students look elsewhere for tunes

Although Ruckus, a service that provided free music to college students, shut down earlier this month, other options are being considered to supply students their daily music fix. Executive Director of Instructional Technology and Media Services Nial Johnson said Bradley is looking into replacements for…

Animals to take over Markin during Late Night BU

Mardi Gras is coming to Late Night BU. Saturday from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the Markin Family Student Recreation Center, students can experience their own, smaller version of the festival. Allison Sutton, a student on the Late Night BU planning committee, described the…

Lambda Chi receives charter, becomes fraternity

Members of newly chartered Lambda Chi Alpha were surprised on Saturday to be presented with the fraternity’s original charter for Bradley from 1939. “Everyone was shocked that we received the old charter, no one was expecting that,” Lambda Chi member Matt Depoister said. “Some peoples’…

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