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BU responds to job market slump

Recent Bradley graduate Dana Felix is having a tough time finding a job she wants. She graduated in May 2008 with a degree in art and the intention of working in a gallery. “I tried to get a job in an industry that was severely…

Student Center rates low in survey

University officials were happy with the results of the 2008 ACT Student Opinion Survey, despite low ratings in areas such as the Michel Student Center and academic advising, Alan Galsky said. The survey, administered every three years, measures student opinion and student utilization of university…

Student concerns, problems addressed at ‘Speak Up!’

Issues ranging from as light-hearted as Bradley not having a mascot to those as serious as the Comprehensive Alcohol Action Plan’s effectiveness were brought up at an event on Tuesday night. “I don’t think this will make a difference right away, but it will bring…

Scout on shuffle

A listen into the iPods of our staff We think it’s time you got to know us at the Scout, and you can tell a lot about a person from their iPod selections. When these staffers hit “shuffle,” these songs come out. Music (and quite…

Actors in Chief

Cinematic examples for our new president 2008 has certainly become a year for the history books with Barack Obama winning the title of President-elect, but celluloid has certainly trumped reality in terms of racial equality for the highest office in the nation. While Hollywood has…

Indie film director delves into a world of fantasy

One-hundred and fifty bucks an hour. She’ll wear anything and say whatever you want her to. Besides sex or kissing, she’ll do whatever you want. She’ll help you live out your fantasy. “One Hour Fantasy Girl” is the story of Becky Lewis, who is living…

Punk outfit shake off past tragedy with a shudder

It’s nearly impossible to discuss Bayside without mentioning Oct. 31, 2005, the day drummer John “Beatz” Holohan died tragically in a car accident while the band was on tour.  Bassist Nick Ghanbarian sustained critical injuries but has since recovered.  Over three years since the incident,…

Youth political fervor should not stop now

On Tuesday, you showed up to the polls in near record numbers. In Illinois alone, one in five people who voted was between 18 and 29 years old. Thank you. Your voices were heard loud and clear and you were decidedly in favor of Sen.…

Opinion from another Campus

Declining gas prices are hopefully here to stay If you drive a car, you’ve noticed falling gas prices. In Abilene, Texas, prices have receded at least as low as $2.56, and it’s not just Abilene – gas prices everywhere are dropping. Oil slipped under $70 a…

Success comes in many forms

In a country facing economic crisis, it’s hard to be optimistic that upon graduation we’ll find a job we like and will provide us with deep pockets. But as stocks are plummeting, some individuals’ bank accounts aren’t. Christian Lander is one of these people. In…

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