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Author speaks about taboo word

Byrant Smith visits campus to honor Black History Month There are some words you never use, but Bryant Smith was not afraid to break some social rules in his presentation on Tuesday night. The Co-optation of the N-Word was sponsored by Multicultural Student Services in…

Women outperform men in the classroom

Thirty years ago, nearly every college in the country had more male students than female students – but that trend has reversed itself. According to pbs.com, women now make up 56 percent of the college going population. In addition to outnumbering men at college, women…

Senate creates committee to focus on efficiency

As the economy continues to decline, students and administration are looking for ways to cut costs in everyday life. To combat the waning economy, Student Senate is creating an efficiency committee to help lower some of the miscellaneous costs to the university, Student Body President…

Student sheds her hair to show support

As prom approaches, many high school girls busy themselves with getting their nails painted, doing their makeup, finding the right dress and locating the perfect arm candy to tie everything together. But there is one thing Ashlie Schlatweiler didn’t have to worry about on the…

Gossip Web site shuts down due to hard economic times

Gossip Web site JuicyCampus.com shut down for good last Thursday, and founder and CEO Matt Ivester cited the hard economic times as the reason for the site’s termination  “Unfortunately, even with great traffic and strong user loyalty, a business can’t survive and grow without a…

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…

Police Reports

About midnight Feb. 6, officers were dispatched to Methodist Medical Center to meet with a student who had been involved in a fight earlier in the night. The student and his friends were walking to a party in the 1500 block of Main Street when…

Winter weather takes a break, Peoria gets warmer

Average high temperature last weekend was 60 degrees, more than 20 degrees higher than this time last year Sweatshirts and sneakers replaced coats and boots last weekend as Peoria experienced an unusual break from winter weather. Some students went outside to enjoy the winter thaw.…

Siblings to spend time on campus during Disney-themed weekend

Students and their brothers and sisters will have the opportunity to go to a variety of Disney-themed events during siblings weekend, which begins today. Siblings Weekend offers a variety of events, including parties, movies, karaoke, laser tag and tons of food. Freshman international business major…

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