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Inside the Athlete: Alycia Bachkora, Softball

Senior softball player Alycia Bachkora comes from a family of ballplayers. After playing baseball at Fort Hayes State in Kansas, her father Charles raised Bachkora and her siblings to love the game. “He taught my brother to play baseball, then he started a summer team…

Men’s tennis falls in back-to-back 0-7 decisions

The men’s tennis team struggled last weekend against I-74 rival Illinois State and a strong Wichita State team, dropping every match played. On Friday the Braves matched up against the Redbirds and could not produce a victory. Bradley dropped the first doubles point when the…

Bulls set to surge into playoffs

After a two-year hiatus from the postseason, the Chicago Bulls are a half game ahead of the Detroit Pistons for the seventh playoff seed. At the middle of the NBA season, the Bulls were looking like they were again headed for the NBA Lottery with…

One-on-One: Will the Bears win the NFC North?

Yes Jay Cutler, Matt Forte and Devin Hester. For the first time since I’ve been alive, the Chicago Bears seem like they have put together a formidable offense. Pair that with a defense that has most of its key components back from a Super Bowl…

Women’s golf finishes fourth at Grand Prairie Classic

This past weekend 14 women’s golf teams traveled across the Midwest to compete in Peoria for the Grand Prairie Classic golf tournament.  “It was a tough weekend to play, the first day was only about 55,” freshman Keegan Ryan said. The three-day tournament was shortened…

Bookstore changes hours at students’ requests

Student Senate has worked to expand hours to include select Saturdays, Ticaric said The Bradley bookstore has added hours on Saturdays, but it will not be open every Saturday. “The Student Senate wanted the bookstore to be open every Saturday, but for right now it…

Bradley to assist more students financially

Ten to 12 more families with Bradley students have asked for an increase in financial aid this year, but the director of financial assistance said the university is able to accommodate them. “Back in the fall when it became clear that this economic downturn was…

Build the block to better Downtown with museum

Voters in Peoria County narrowly approved a sales tax referendum that will go toward the Peoria Riverfront Museum. The referendum won by 410 votes, receiving about 60 percent of the votes in the city and about 40 percent of votes in the county. Brad McMillan,…

Students to pay more for transcipts

When Lauren Polak went into the Registrar’s Office to request transcripts, she was surprised to hear it would cost her $105 for seven transcripts. “I had just been in there a few weeks before, and it was only $4 in office to pick them up,”…

Greeks raise money for various philanthropies this spring

During the spring months, fraternities and sororities all over campus work with the surrounding community to support local and national charities. “For instance, Kappa Delta canned at Wal-Mart and they also had the Daggerman competition and a pancake breakfast,” Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority…

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