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Editorial: Striving to improve needs to be done together

Enrollment and deficit issues have been a running theme on campus in the past year, and have been a heavy focus of university administrators. It started last fall when Bradley had a 243-student shortfall in enrollment in the fall semester of 2018. Consequentially, the university…

Column: Driving the distance for dating

For years, having a boyfriend was a goal of mine. Once I started dating, I was able to enjoy the stereotypical aspects: The going out to dinner, hanging out at the park, driving around and the other activities that teenagers do in their small Midwestern…

One-on-One games in London:

Yes BY BRANDON YOUNAN The NFL should be playing games in London year-in and year-out because they are trying to expand the most popular sport in America to a market the sport could easily transition into. The NFL has been scheduling games in London since…

Editorial: Communicate with constituents

For Student Senate, a lack of communication between it and the student body is not beneficial. On Monday, Student Senate formally removed its director of administration, Isaiah Harlan, from office. It is the first time an officer was impeached and removed in recent years. In…

COLUMN: The better hair in sports the better player

Ever since the 2013 Boston Red Sox World Series run and championship, I have been a strong believer that the better hair a team has, the more successful that team is. Every player on that 2013 roster grew a luscious playoff beard along with a…

One-on-one: Should MLB implement an automated strike zone?

Yes BY JACOB STEINBERG Baseball fans have grown accustomed to bad calls being a determining factor in the outcome of a game. The age of the automated umpire has dawned upon us, and it’s time to implement. Automated umpires will make the game more efficient…

Editorial: Legal sports gambling needs a cautious eye

Soon, Illinoians will be able to feel the thrill of their favorite team not only winning a game, but also winning some spare cash themselves. Sports betting and its recent legalization in Illinois were topics of discussion at this year’s Charley Steiner Symposium. The legalization…

Column: The angel on my ankle

The people who know me would never expect me to get a tattoo, so they were pretty shocked when I got my first one over the summer. I put a lot of thought into what I would get as my permanent ink, but more importantly,…

Who is LA’s NBA team?

The Clippers BY RONAN KHALSA The Clippers have been gaining traction in Los Angeles since its move to the city in 1984, slowly but surely. This year, they are a championship contender and the tides will turn. When the Clippers finally rose to relevancy in…

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