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2008-2009 Men’s basketball preview

After three straight 20-win seasons, second place CBI finish could be stepping stone for program  Last season, Bradley reached the finals of the inaugural College Basketball Invitational. The postseason has become a trend for the Braves, reaching three consecutive post-season tournaments on their way to…

MVC men’s basketball preview: Bradley picked 5th

The Missouri Valley Conference proved to be an elite mid-major conference last season, sending half of its schools to post-season tournaments.  This year, the Valley looks restocked and ready to make another run. The graduation of talented athletes means new players will be looked upon…

Soccer falls to Evansville in final conference game

Freshman Tommy Fritze’s first goal of the season wasn’t enough for the Braves to get past Evansville on Sunday. After Fritze hit the go-ahead goal, the Purple Aces answered back. They then put the game away with an over-time goal, sending Bradley home with its…

Volleyball team returns to campus, will finish season at Markin Center

Gone are the days at Illinois Central College as the Markin Family Student Recreation Center is now home to women’s volleyball. The volleyball team will play half of its six remaining games on home territory. “I think it’s going to be great being on campus,”…

Fog’s career-best earns her 32nd place

Women finish 8th, men 9th in cross country’s final meet of the season  Sophomore Lauren Fog led the women’s cross country team for the first time in her career as the Braves took home an eighth-place finish at last week’s Missouri Valley Conference Championships. Fog’s…

Parties come together for election party

Students from three different political organizations  came together Tuesday night waiting anxiously for the election results to arrive at the first ever Election Night Extravaganza. College Democrats initially organized the event because of the gravity of this election, and the event was attended by the…

Peoria area voters elect Schock, Gordon, re-elect Lyons

While the main focus of Tuesday night was the presidential election, there were also several important local elections that may have an affect on students. Bradley alumnus, former Peoria School District 150 board president and 92nd district state Rep. Aaron Schock was elected to represent…

Turnout high at first Late Night BU event of year

Student Body President Jordan Ticaric said more than 800 students attended last Friday’s Late Night BU. That number was 300 more than Student Activities Director Michelle Whited had previously predicted. “Late Night BU gives students an option besides going out,” Ticaric said. “Students are going…

More students take time to get flu shots this year

With flu season here, the Student Health Center has seen a rise in the number of people getting vaccinated against influenza in comparison to last year. The Health Center has already given out more than 200 shots within the first two weeks of the season,…

Recycling programs tested at St. James

The effectiveness of St. James Apartment Complex’s new recycling program may lead to more recycling options being available on campus. Last week a large recycling dumpster was placed in the north-east parking lot of St. James, and this week a letter was sent to residents…

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