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What’s wrong with football these days?

It could be that Brett Favre is playing in New York instead of the NFC North, or it could be the fact that we have seen more commercials featuring Peyton Manning than highlights. Or, as much as it pains me to say, it could be…

Bradley ready to weather winter weather

Grounds Crew prepared with snowplows, salt spreaders to deal with this year’s snowfall on campus The first winter weather advisory for the Peoria area was issued this weekend, making some students’ journeys back to campus after Thanksgiving Break difficult. “At points I could not even…

Recent campus suicide may spark discussions about mental health

The director of wellness programs said she hopes students and faculty will be more open to conversations about suicide and mental health after the apparent campus suicide. “I think there’s just a stigma about mental health that keeps people from having these types of conversations,”…

Students spruce up Geisert by hanging holiday lights

Residents of the seventh floor of Geisert Hall had a bright idea this past week just in time for the holiday season. Feeling as though they were getting the short end of the holiday spirit stick, residents of Geisert seven, including sophomore civil engineering major…

Black Friday sales increase despite fewer shoppers, receding economy

The faltering economy is affecting many aspects of students’ lives and with Christmas just around the corner, the economy is taking its toll on shopping habits, too. “I did not think that more people would shop on Black Friday this year than did last year,”…

Library to accomodate students during final exams

The Cullom-Davis Library staff is working to help make this semester’s finals season as stress-free as possible by providing additional space and food options. Executive Director of the library Barbara Galik said the library should be more conducive to studying during finals, serving as an…

CBS Hallmark movie about alum’s life to be shown on campus

Bradley will host a viewing party for the film “Front of the Class,” a movie depicting the life of Bradley alumnus Brad Cohen. The event will take place Sunday at 8 p.m. in Lydia’s Lounge. Before the showing, a pre-recorded welcome from Cohen will be…

Student center’s Blimpie will not return next semester

When students return from Winter Break for the spring semester, they can expect to see the trademark green and white Blimpie signs gone forever. The university has decided to stop paying the Blimpie commission fee and instead bring in a Food Service-run sandwich counter very…

Food service hours in Lydia’s Lounge may change

The option to eat late on weekend nights at Lydia’s Lounge is set to change, Student Body President Jordan Ticaric said. The current hours for anyone who has a late night appetite are Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8 p.m. to midnight. Next semester, food…

Professors have varied opinions of uniform absence policy

Some professors oppose a university-wide policy outlining reasons for excused student absences The proposed absence policy has yet to be mentioned to some teachers. The policy would excuse students for reasons such as university-sanctioned activities, serious illnesses, religious observances and legal obligations. It was drafted…

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