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Students, faculty react to presidential debate

“They both stunk.” That was political science professor Craig Curtis’ take on how candidates John McCain and Barack Obama performed in last Friday’s presidential debate. “I did not see anything new,” he said. Although the debate, hosted by the University of Mississippi, was scheduled to…

Students dye shirts, register to vote at event

Students showed their true political colors at last Saturday’s “Dyeing to Vote” in Lydia’s Lounge. About 250 students attended the event, where they had the opportunity to tie-dye T-shirts and register to vote, Activities Council President Kelly Einbecker said. “We ended up having to turn…

Student cyclists cruise campus

While temperatures outdoors have remained in the ‘80s lately, the cool fall weather will soon creep onto campus whether students like it or not. It’s no surprise students and faculty alike are doing anything possible to cling onto the last little bits of summer. From…

Hours change for minors

David Mullner said a recent change to course requirements could have negatively affected his law school applications. “They changed the requirements for minors and majors over summer,” the senior political science major said. “So there were several students like myself who had in fact talked…

Students express faith through campus groups

Coming to college can be a daunting task. Leaving home for the first time to live on their own, some students are making big decisions about how they want to live their lives for the first time. When to do laundry, how to budget money…

New plan helps students network with alumni

The Bradley Alumni Association plans to keep alumni actively involved with campus activities and connected with students after graduation. “The BUAA Student Engagement Plan is designed to engage current students with Bradley alumni throughout their years on campus,” Executive Director of Alumni Relations Lori Winters…

BU welcomes Homecoming

This year’s celebration, to begin Oct. 5, will be shorter than last year’s and will not feature parade Homecoming 2008: The Adventure Unfolds hopes to draw more student participation through an Indiana Jones theme and larger events, Homecoming Coordinator Kym Spooner said. Last year, events…

Health Center hours will change with move to Markin Center

Students who have had difficulty making appointments at the Health Center because it’s closed during lunchtime may soon find one of their problems cured. Medical Director of Health Services Dr. Jessica Higgs said the center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and…

Emergency notification continues growth

University will install the public address system on all buildings eventually, Ruch said Following the tragedies at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University, campuses across the country have been implementing new safety features to keep students safe, and Bradley is no exception. A new Emergency…

Students support activity fee increase

The student activity fee may increase to offset the escalating cost of paying and accommodating performers and to support the rise of activities on campus. Director of Student Activities Michelle Whited said she recommends the fee increase $50 a year beginning fall 2009. “The number…

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