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Students spruce up Geisert by hanging holiday lights

Residents of the seventh floor of Geisert Hall had a bright idea this past week just in time for the holiday season. Feeling as though they were getting the short end of the holiday spirit stick, residents of Geisert seven, including sophomore civil engineering major…

Healing begins after suicide

In the wake of an apparent campus suicide, Thanksgiving Break came at a fitting time for students dealing with the tragedy. “Everything was a little more tense after it happened,” Jeff  Schieferle Uhlenbrock, the residence hall director of Geisert, said. “It was nice to have…

Recent campus suicide may spark discussions about mental health

The director of wellness programs said she hopes students and faculty will be more open to conversations about suicide and mental health after the apparent campus suicide. “I think there’s just a stigma about mental health that keeps people from having these types of conversations,”…

Graduate finance program introduced

Finance students can now apply to the master’s of science in quantitative finance program and stay at Bradley to complete their graduate work. Professor of finance and quantitative methods Phillip Horvath is in charge of getting the new program up and running and said he…

Bradley ready to weather winter weather

Grounds Crew prepared with snowplows, salt spreaders to deal with this year’s snowfall on campus The first winter weather advisory for the Peoria area was issued this weekend, making some students’ journeys back to campus after Thanksgiving Break difficult. “At points I could not even…

Student Senate re-evaluates idea to put kitchens in dorms

The idea to build kitchens in the dorms came about a few years ago as part of a Student Senate resolution, but the executive director of Residential Living and Leadership said there are some issues with the idea. “Probably three or four years ago, a…

Blood Drive to honor late athlete

A blood drive to honor Megan Fong, a Bradley women’s tennis player who passed away during her sophomore year, will take place Dec. 3. The Megan C. Fong Blood and Bone Marrow Drive, which was renamed in honor of the late Fong, who died after…

Senate aims to inform students

Student Senate to create committee to publicize Senate, improve communication and promote campus events  Student Senate is considering creating a new subcommittee, which would help coordinate student activities and organizations and inform students about what Student Senate does. “I don’t know much about what Student…

Bradley afloat despite faltering economy

America’s struggling economy is taking its toll on universities and students as they are feeling the effects of current economic conditions. Despite the financial hardships many students face, Vice President for Business Affairs Gary Anna said he is confident Bradley can maintain high academic standards…

Ameren suggests lower home temps as heating costs increase

With the current economy, some students are concerned about how rising energy costs will affect their heating bills this winter. “I lived in an off-campus house the past two years, and it had zero insulation,” senior electrical engineering major Spencer Leeds said. “Heating bills were…

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