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Parents not to blame for children’s missteps

A cell phone video showing someone of moderate importance being stupid has surfaced … again. A woman who is supposedly Vice Pres. Joe Biden’s daughter, Ashley, was filmed snorting what looks like cocaine. The video was sold to the New York Post for $400,000 on…

Green Day makes album a rock opera

When Green Day’s “American Idiot” was released in September 2004, I had no idea how bad my life was about to get. When the album first hit stores, I, like many other Green Day fans, rushed out and bought it, tore it open and actually…

Braves fall to ODU in CIT finals

Braves end season with 66-62 loss to Old Dominion, seniors say farewell to Carver Arena For the second consecutive season, the men’s basketball team made a run in an inaugural postseason tournament, but fell short in the finals. After winning their first three games of…

Inside the Athlete: Earl Gerlach and Chris Niemiec, Men’s Golf

Many freshmen athletes spend their first few years on a college team waiting for their chance to compete, but that hasn’t been the case for golfers Earl Gerlach and Chris Niemiec. As the only two freshmen on the team, Gerlach and Niemiec have played in…

Baseball falls to Wichita State in weather-shortened series

The Braves could not fend off the hot pitching of Wichita State’s right hander Tim Kelley and the precise hitting of Tyler Grimes who handed the Braves a 5-2 loss last weekend. Starting pitcher junior Brad Altbach had a rocky start giving up four runs…

Women’s sports improved from last year

There’s no doubt about it, the men’s basketball team gets the most attention among Bradley athletics. But while fans are all wrapped up in what’s going on in soccer or men’s basketball or baseball, the women’s teams are flying under the radar. The best example…

One-on-One: 2009 NCAA Tournament: Biggest upset

Michigan St./Louisville One of the best parts of March Madness is watching underdogs make their ways as far into the tournament as possible. Unfortunately, they didn’t put up much of a fight this year. For that reason, I think the biggest upset of this year’s…

Women’s tennis drops pair of matches

The women’s tennis team (8-7) struggled over the weekend, dropping a pair of Missouri Valley Conference contests at home. The team played in its first home match in almost a month on Friday, a 7-0 loss to Illinois State. “We are still looking at this…

Commission aims to reform Illinois government

Group meets on campus to discuss cleaning up Springfield Theatrical, shameful and disgraceful were some of the words used to describe Illinois politics at the latest meeting of the Illinois Reform Commission. The fifth meeting of the commission took place Monday in the Hartmann Center.…

Tuition deposits down for incoming class

A combination of adjusted techniques and preparation has put Bradley in a position to exceed its recruitment goals for next year – if this was a normal economy. “We’re up in spring visits which is a very high-yielding group,” Vice President of Student Affairs Alan…

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