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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.…

Committees search for new VPs, VP position for enrollment created

The president’s cabinet will soon have three new members, thanks to the arrival of new vice presidents on campus. Vice presidents of enrollment management, marketing on campus and advancement are in the process of being added to the faculty. Vice President for Student Affairs Alan…

Students switch genders for AIDS awareness

Alpha Psi Omega, Bradley’s honorary theatre fraternity, will host its annual Drag Show on Saturday to raise money for Central Illinois Friends and Family of People Living With AIDS. The drag show has been Alpha Psi Omega’s largest philanthropic event, raising several thousand dollars for…

Tuition to see standard yearly increase

Preliminary figures for next year’s tuition suggest it will increase about 6 percent and room and board will increase about 4 percent. This is about the same amount it increases each year, Vice President for Student Affairs Alan Galsky said. “It’s usually anywhere from 5…

Panhandling may rise with faltering economy

Higher unemployment rates are only one of many symptoms of a faltering economy. Crimes ranging from panhandling to armed robbery often increase when there’s a recession, especially among those who have criminal records, according to a recent NPR article. University Police Chief Dave Baer said…

Glasser opens doors to listen to students

Nearly 20 students stopped by University President Joanne Glasser’s office on Wednesday to express concerns they had – or to just say hi. “[Glasser] created such a relaxed atmosphere,” sophomore social studies and secondary education major Jeff Purple said. “She wasn’t sitting behind a desk,…

BU professors’ tenure rate high

Last semester, Claire Johnson had a problem with a professor. And she said there was nothing she could do about it. “I had a professor that was tenured, and it was very obvious who his favorites were and who wasn’t, and he would grade according…

Employers may delay hiring

Jane Linnenburger has been around Bradley long enough to remember the last job market downturn. As the executive director of the Smith Career Center, she has witnessed countless graduates get jobs and has counseled many more. But it may be more difficult to advise seniors…

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