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Senate creates committee to focus on efficiency

As the economy continues to decline, students and administration are looking for ways to cut costs in everyday life. To combat the waning economy, Student Senate is creating an efficiency committee to help lower some of the miscellaneous costs to the university, Student Body President…

Author speaks about taboo word

Byrant Smith visits campus to honor Black History Month There are some words you never use, but Bryant Smith was not afraid to break some social rules in his presentation on Tuesday night. The Co-optation of the N-Word was sponsored by Multicultural Student Services in…

BU students, founder blog about experiences

Many students may be friends with Lydia Moss Bradley on her Facebook account. But, not many students seem to know about her blog on the Bradley Web site called Lydia’s View. Lydia’s is one of five blogs on the Bradley Web page at http://blogs.bradley.edu/. The…

Students begin search for Relay for Life teams

Anteing up for yet another year, Bradley’s Relay for Life is going all out to make sure this year’s event suits its Casino theme. “Play your cards right! Join the Fight!” is the theme for the fifth annual Relay for Life event, which kicks off…

BU student interns with former U.S. House speaker

Bradley student Patrick Campbell spent last semester interning with former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich. Campbell, a triple major in political science, economics and a major that he produced himself through the individualized major program called “rhetorical studies,” attended the Fall Capital Semester program sponsored…

Bradley students dance in pairs for Easter Seals donations

Tonight marks the third annual “Do You Want to Dance?” Easter Seals fundraiser hosted by BU Fellows. Junior special education major and Fellows President Katlyn Mueller said she hopes for a large turnout. “We do plenty of fundraisers throughout the year that go to support…

Siblings to spend time on campus during Disney-themed weekend

Students and their brothers and sisters will have the opportunity to go to a variety of Disney-themed events during siblings weekend, which begins today. Siblings Weekend offers a variety of events, including parties, movies, karaoke, laser tag and tons of food. Freshman international business major…

Winter weather takes a break, Peoria gets warmer

Average high temperature last weekend was 60 degrees, more than 20 degrees higher than this time last year Sweatshirts and sneakers replaced coats and boots last weekend as Peoria experienced an unusual break from winter weather. Some students went outside to enjoy the winter thaw.…

Police Reports

About midnight Feb. 6, officers were dispatched to Methodist Medical Center to meet with a student who had been involved in a fight earlier in the night. The student and his friends were walking to a party in the 1500 block of Main Street when…

Events remind students there is eating disorder help

From Feb. 22 to 28, Bradley will be recognizing National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, celebrating the theme “… until eating disorders are history.”  “National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is the largest outreach effort in the nation to raise awareness about eating disorders,” Lisa Fix-Griffin, a…

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