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One on One: Is the NFL Pro Bowl worth watching?

Yes The Pro Bowl is the last chance sports fans will have to watch football for a while, so why not watch? I realize it’s not as exciting as the Super Bowl, or any other NFL game for that matter, but hey, football is football.…

Braves pick up two top-3 finishes in track and field

The track and field team continues to excel in the mid-distance events this season, notching several top-10 finishes at the UNI Invite in Cedar Falls, Iowa, this past weekend. Junior Katie Nowak, who broke Bradley’s school record for the indoor mile at last weekend’s Iowa…

Men’s tennis takes down Western Illinois and IUPUI

The Braves had a successful outing last weekend, winning two of three matches by defeating IUPUI and Western Illinois. After facing an early deficit, the Braves came away with a narrow 4-3 victory over a struggling WIU team on Sunday, giving them their first back-to-back…

Music downloaders caught

Cathy Goldufsky said she had been using Limewire for about three months before she received an e-mail that surprised her. The sophomore family and consumer sciences major received the same e-mail as many other students, one that warned them they were infringing on copyright laws…

BU professors’ tenure rate high

Last semester, Claire Johnson had a problem with a professor. And she said there was nothing she could do about it. “I had a professor that was tenured, and it was very obvious who his favorites were and who wasn’t, and he would grade according…

Panhandling may rise with faltering economy

Higher unemployment rates are only one of many symptoms of a faltering economy. Crimes ranging from panhandling to armed robbery often increase when there’s a recession, especially among those who have criminal records, according to a recent NPR article. University Police Chief Dave Baer said…

Students switch genders for AIDS awareness

Alpha Psi Omega, Bradley’s honorary theatre fraternity, will host its annual Drag Show on Saturday to raise money for Central Illinois Friends and Family of People Living With AIDS. The drag show has been Alpha Psi Omega’s largest philanthropic event, raising several thousand dollars for…

Committees search for new VPs, VP position for enrollment created

The president’s cabinet will soon have three new members, thanks to the arrival of new vice presidents on campus. Vice presidents of enrollment management, marketing on campus and advancement are in the process of being added to the faculty. Vice President for Student Affairs Alan…

Day spa may be added to Markin Center

The addition of massages to the Markin Family Student Recreation Center is a possibility, Director of Campus Recreation Mike Keup said. “Through the Health Center, physical therapy students are able to perform chair massages, although they are not certified yet,” he said. The idea for…

New committee may change roommate survey

The Association of Residence Halls is teaming up with the Student Activities Office to form a committee of students to review the roommate survey.  Last year at Speak Up! a student voiced concern about the survey, which is used to pair roommates based on compatibility…

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