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The case for Bradley Football

If you are explaining Bradley University to someone unfamiliar with the school, one way to get their attention is to tell them that our football team is undefeated since 1970. The irony, of course, is that Bradley has not had a football team in 49…

One-on-One: Should the MLB restructure its minor league system?

No, it should stay the same BY COLE BREDAHL The proposed cutting of 42 minor league baseball teams should not become a reality as it is detrimental to the development of young players and takes baseball away from small communities. Of the 42 clubs on…

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…

Shredding on skis is my escape

Vermonters are proud of their upbringing, and I’m no different. I often boast about “the 802” having 20 alpine ski resorts. I live within a 30-minute drive of five; but I’m usually speeding, so don’t tell my parents. The Green Mountain State lives up to…

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…

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