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Campus change begins with informed students

Tuesday night, students were able to confront administrators and ask them questions about problems or issues they have at Bradley. The event was called “Speak Up!” and some students weren’t afraid to speak their minds, while some administrators kept their mouths shut. While administrators spoke…

Opinion from another Campus

Proposition 8’s victory a loss for California On the morning of Nov. 5, many of us woke up proud to be Americans but ashamed to be Californians. That’s not normal for us. Usually, we’re incredibly proud of our ground-breaking, policy-crusading, shucking-the-status-quo home state. But on…

R-E-S-P-E-C-T the final frontier

Rodney Dangerfield was definitely onto something. While some of the legendary comedian’s assorted grievances may not resonate with today’s average college student, I’m sure most can relate to his iconic cry of “I don’t get no respect.” Face it, outside of Bradley’s secluded and secure…

Hooray! Holidays are here

I have a small problem with shopping for Halloween costumes among aisles and aisles of icicle lights and Christmas decorations. I’m sorry, but the last time I checked, Christmas was a winter holiday. Don’t get me wrong – I love Christmas. In fact, I’m a…

This season, I’m thankful for teachers

In the brand spanking new Markin Family Student Recreation Center, theatre arts professor Steven Snyder was touring his kids around the gym. Snyder stopped in his tracks on the second floor at the racquetball courts when he saw a familiar face. That face was me,…

Men’s basketball drops final exhibiton

Braves finish preseason with loss, fall in exhibiton game for first time.  The Braves’ first-ever loss to a college opponent in an exhibition game came on Sunday as the men’s basketball team fell to Wisconsin-Platteville.  The 84-79 upset was the final exhibition game for Bradley…

Women’s basketball blows out Truman State

The women’s basketball team moved to a perfect 2-0 in exhibition play on Sunday as it rolled over visiting Truman State at Carver Arena. Led by a dominating first-half from junior Skye Johnson, 12 points from freshman Michelle Lund and an inside game that looked…

Markin opener for volleyball packed with supporters

In its first game on campus this season, the volleyball team was greeted by a jam-packed Markin Family Student Recreation Center to cheer it on. “I thought it was awesome,” coach Sean Burdette said. “We got people involved and loud in the match.”  There were…

Bradley hoops a family tradition

This may sound corny, but there’s something special about Bradley basketball. For some, it could be the dedicated fans, the hardworking players or the atmosphere at Carver Arena that makes Bradley basketball one-of-a-kind. But for me, it’s about tradition and family. The Braves’ journey to…

How to fight the flu in winter weather

As winter weather bears down on the Midwest, students might want to take a few simple measures to keep from falling ill. Get a flu shot.  “Even if the flu shot doesn’t target the particular strain that you catch, it could be close enough to…

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