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Fraternity member arrested after burglary

Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is pressing charges against a member of another fraternity for a residential burglary that occurred early Tuesday morning. The suspect, a resident of the Delta Upsilon house at 1318 W. Fredonia Ave., was taken to Peoria County Jail after admitting to…

Group aims to improve library

After continued low ratings in the Princeton Review, there is a new student committee charged with making changes at the Cullom-Davis Library. Marianna Divietro, a member of the Library Student Advisory Committee, said the committee has already outlined several goals it would like to accomplish.…

Students dye shirts, register to vote at event

Students showed their true political colors at last Saturday’s “Dyeing to Vote” in Lydia’s Lounge. About 250 students attended the event, where they had the opportunity to tie-dye T-shirts and register to vote, Activities Council President Kelly Einbecker said. “We ended up having to turn…

Students, faculty react to presidential debate

“They both stunk.” That was political science professor Craig Curtis’ take on how candidates John McCain and Barack Obama performed in last Friday’s presidential debate. “I did not see anything new,” he said. Although the debate, hosted by the University of Mississippi, was scheduled to…

Sunday meals see poor attendance

Freshman French major Katie Wolf said it looked awful. Junior civil engineering major Collier Liddell didn’t even know it existed. The “it” in question would be Sunday night Alumni Dining Room meals, which began last year as a means of providing an alternative dining option…

Campus diversity increases

Diversity at Bradley has been steadily increasing for the past four years, and this year’s numbers reflect that trend. Diversity on campus has increased this year by 8.87 percent, bringing last year’s number of 755 ethnically diverse students up to 822, which is 21 percent…

Fall boasts fun, amusing activities for students in Peoria

Bradley’s campus has been set ablaze in the past few weeks. Fall is working its magic by bringing a little color to the trees and scenery around town, and Bradley is no exception. Students can be seen breaking out the sweatshirts while studying on Olin…

New snack bar premieres in Lydia’s Lounge

The smell of freshly grilled hamburgers and hot French fries wafted through the air, luring students from the University Hall lobby into Lydia’s Lounge last Friday night. Spotlights hung from the ceiling illuminating the stage in the far corner of the lounge. A band set…

Senate budget increases, money to be put aside

The Student Senate budget has a larger chunk of change to work with this year than in years past. The budget increased from $5,400 last year to $7,500 this year, an increase of nearly 40 percent, Senate Treasurer Owen Irwin said. “By cutting Web site…

Neighborhood relations ‘strained’

During the first week of school, Ben Johnson found pamphlets distributed by the Moss-Bradley Residential Association on cars parked along Institute Place and Barker Avenue. The pamphlet outlined appropriate conducts for students living in off-campus houses in the area, including the expected behaviors regarding parties,…

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