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Police Reports: 2018-11-30

On Nov. 25, a staff member notified a BUPD officer of a broken glass door at the front entrance of the student center. The building was locked at the time, and entry was not made into the building. The incident is still under investigation. •…

Senior column: luck is strange

On the Fourth of July in 1939, Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig delivered a speech to a sold-out Yankee Stadium. The famous line from that speech was, “Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” My dad always…

New Year’s superstitions

If there’s one thing anyone should know about Latino culture it is that everyone has their superstitions. It’s practically drilled into children’s heads and it’s passed down from generation to generation. Now I wouldn’t say I’m very superstitious, but I do have my fair share…

Winter warning

When our car hit a patch of black ice, our plans for the evening skidded off course and into a snowy ditch. We just wanted to get back to Bradley in time for our classes the next morning, but Mother Nature had other plans. Since…

Hot dogs, Big Macs and NBA basketball

Over Thanksgiving break, I had the chance to attend a Chicago Bulls game against the Miami Heat at the United Center. The Heat went on to win 103-96. The two teams aren’t the most exciting or talented in the league right now. In fact, they…

Briefs: 2018-11-30

BUPD keeps houses safe during break Students living in the Bradley off-campus community can register their residence with the Vacant House Watch Program so that the Bradley University Police Department will monitor their homes during winter break. Call 309-677-2000 before leaving for break to complete…

The types of people you see in airports

The TSA agent at security who you try to be polite to but they are still grumpy because they hate their jobs Typically these interactions are very awkward, yet short. You expect this kind-faced stranger in a fancy uniform and latex gloves to be nice…

Bradley recycles technology

Bradley University has a program to help obtain university-owned electronics for reuse. The Technology HelpDesk and Computing Services is recycling electronics around campus, picking them up at various drop-off zones. The university only recycles its own equipment and does not recycle students’ personal electronic items.…

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