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Senate budget allows for officer compensation

Student Senate approved a $2,100 budget increase in early October, and Student Body Treasurer Owen Irwin said the increase will primarily be for student body officer stipends. About $4,400 will go toward student body officer stipends this year, according to the Student Senate Operating Budget…

Hillel looks to move to new house next year

Walk into the Hillel House on a Friday afternoon and you’ll be greeted with the sound of students bustling around, setting up the scene for the evening service as the Shabbat (Sabbath) dinner is cooked in the kitchen. The Hillel organization at Bradley was founded…

Student Senate creates new Web site to post campus complaints

Student Senate has a new Web site that documents complaints the organization receives and its progress on fixing them. “We exist to serve you, the students,” the site reads. “Use this site to communicate your concerns for campus safety or ideas for improvement. We’ll use…

Phi Kappa Tau forgoes long-standing haunted house

As Halloween approaches, students are busy preparing their costumes and getting ready to partake in timeless holiday traditions. This year, however, students may have to adjust their plans as one Bradley tradition will not be returning to campus. The members of the Phi Kappa Tau…

Newsweek editor discusses election issues, factors

Bradley Women’s Studies Program and the Intellectual and Cultural Activities Committee sponsored a lecture on the upcoming election, featuring Eleanor Clift, a contributing editor for Newsweek magazine. “I can never understand people who say politics is boring,” political analyst Eleanor Clift said. “It is human…

New Google application attempts to prevent drunken e-mailing

Google’s Goggles poses simple math problems that may be complicated for those intoxicated Drunken e-mails may seem like a good idea when they are being sent, but the next day they don’t always have the same effect. Google has a new application called Goggles, created…

Parents’ Weekend boasts an array of events

The upcoming Parents’ Weekend promises to provide students and their families with non-stop entertainment and quality time together, Greg Killoran said. “It’s a time for students and their families to spend some time together and enjoy Bradley, and see what the other student groups have…

Markin Center debuts

The wait is finally over. The new Markin Family Student Recreation Center is officially open for business. “I had been anticipating its opening for a while,” freshman retail merchandising major Morgan Liphart said. “Hopefully it will be worth the wait.” The new facility takes up…

Bradley recruits out of state

Eighty-five percent of freshmen from Illinois, university to target East Coast students  The university is focusing on recruiting students who live outside of Illinois to move closer to achieving its goal of becoming a nationally ranked university. Fifteen percent of this year’s freshmen come from…

Financial woe may lead to recession

As the threat of a recession looms, many students may find themselves wondering what sparked this economic crisis and how it affects them. Economics professor Kevin O’Brien said the crisis started with the housing bubble earlier this decade. “Housing prices increased faster than economic conditions…

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