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Stimulus package passes

Aspects of package may affect Bradley students The $787 billion economic stimulus bill, which President Barack Obama signed into law on Tuesday, includes a higher education tax credit aimed at helping families with children in college. Financial Assistance Director Dave Pardieck said the increased tax…

Professor talks of love, appreciation for movies

At first glance, you might think Steve Warner is just another college student in his faded wash jeans and polo T-shirt. However, this mild-mannered man is actually a Bradley professor. With an office that is “literally a closest, it is used for storage,” Warner is…

“Lord of the Rings”trilogy scholar discusses J.R.R. Tolkien

Douglas Anderson didn’t know that his first reading of “The Lord of the Rings” when he was 13 years old would lead to his career as an expert on J.R.R. Tolkien. “I was visiting my older sister, and she gave me the Tolkien books to…

Bradley honors black history with variety of events

President Barack Obama recently visited Illinois to help celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday in Lincoln’s hometown of Springfield. Students said they think President Obama’s achievements are a wonderful addition to the celebration of Black History Month.  “Even though the accomplishments of Barack Obama have changed…

Dance off not end to Easter Seals fundraising

Nine couples competed in eight dance categories to raise money last Friday. This year’s “Do You Want to Dance for Easter Seals?”competition featured a range of dancers from swing to hip-hop to tap dance. The event, that raised money for Easter Seals of Peoria, was…

Students suffer with stomach flu this season

A seasonal outbreak of the stomach flu has hit Bradley. Medical Director of Health Services Dr. Jessica Higgs said there have been many students calling in with the stomach flu, but it hasn’t been more than any other year. “This is a fairly normal amount…

More women participate in spring recruitment this year than last

Sorority spring recruitment gained popularity this year because of an increase in the number of women allowed to be admitted into each chapter. Last year, Panhellenic Council voted to either add another chapter to Bradley’s greek life or increase the total of women accepted into…

Library committee highlights renovation priorities

Committee’s draft marks improved printing, better lighting and addition of outlets as most important In response to poor results in the Princeton Review, the Cullom-Davis Library has created a Library Student Advisory Committee to gather information on student concerns and prepare a draft. The draft…

Events remind students there is eating disorder help

From Feb. 22 to 28, Bradley will be recognizing National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, celebrating the theme “… until eating disorders are history.”  “National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is the largest outreach effort in the nation to raise awareness about eating disorders,” Lisa Fix-Griffin, a…

New fitness classes see increase in attendance

The Markin Family Student Recreation Center has experienced a huge boom in student participation with the newly added group fitness classes. Since the start of the semester, students have been flocking to the new facility to take advantage of these workouts, which are offered many…

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