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New group aims to reform Illinois state politics

Bradley administrator appointed to committee that will improve Springfield A new effort to clean up Illinois politics is underway, and it will have a Bradley connection. Brad McMillan was recently appointed to serve on the Illinois Reform Commission, a 15-member committee created by Lt. Gov.…

New greek life director welcome at Bradley

Bradley’s new director of Fraternity and Sorority Life has a lot of enthusiasm for working with the greek life on campus. “Ben Williams is fantastic,”  Panhellenic Council President Trisha Koors said. “He did a lot of great things for his old campus, and I’m very…

On-campus jobs stable despite falling economy

Although the recent economic downturn has caused many adults to lose their jobs and be unable to find new ones, students who work part-time on campus aren’t facing the same frenzy, Dawn Koeltzow said. Few, if any, part-time on-campus jobs have been cut, because budgets…

New golf club tees off

Junior marketing major Justin Keil decided to start the Bradley Golf Club in July because he was looking to get more involved on campus He spoke to Executive Director of Student Involvement Greg Killoran, who helped guide him through the finalization process, and a couple…

Students fight at party

A fight broke out during a party at the Garrett Center on Saturday night. At 12:35 a.m., police were on security detail for the party when they were made aware of a fight that was breaking out. As one officer was attempting to break the…

E-mail newsletter informs campus

When students opened their e-mails earlier this week, they probably noticed an oddly titled message in their inboxes. The Hilltop Happenings newsletter was sent out on Monday. “This is something we have been wanting to do for a long time,” Student Body President Jordan Ticaric…

Peoria suffers through recession

The national unemployment rate rose to 7.2 percent in December of last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but Peoria may be faring better than the average town. “Peoria’s unemployment rate is 6.2 percent, which is not bad right now,” economics professor Kevin…

Super Bowl party kicks off with free food, festivities

Super Bowl Sunday is rapidly approaching, and many students will be glued to their TVs to see whether the Cardinals or the Steelers emerge victorious. The Student Activities Office will host a Super Bowl party for students starting at 4 p.m. in Lydia’s Lounge. Food…

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…

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