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Bradley Hilltopics

Winter 2011 • Volume 17, Issue 1  


Bradley Hilltopics Favorite Things

Whether it's for the holidays or later in the chilly central Illinois winter, these are a few things we think are just great!

Hitting the high notes

If you can't attend a concert at Dingeldine to enjoy the talents of Bradley music majors and their profs, you can pick up a CD featuring the Chorale, the Jazz Band, or a gifted professor. Contact the music department at 309-677-2595.

Books by the fire

A treasury of Christmas stories and memories from the state's past, as told by Illinois writers. Dr. James Ballowe, BU emeritus professor, edited this 200-page hardback. Available from University of Illinois Press ( or

Snowy paths to take

It's hard to beat a walk across campus in the fresh fallen snow. Better bundle up!

Spirit to share

What's a Bradley game without a show of spirit? The Bradley Bookstore and the new team store at the Renaissance Coliseum have something for all ages.

Fleece for all

"Purists" might think Bradley shirts should be red and white, but any color and style you desire is probably available. Check out

Shining stars

The Hartmann Center for the Performing Arts will wow you. The student actors are fantastic, and the theater is intimate, yet state-of-the-art. Shows and showtimes are at, or 309-677-2650.

Pumpkin surprise

We LOVE this decadent dessert, served every year at the Founder's Day luncheon. Find the recipe at

Lydia's story

Forgotten Angel tells the inspirational story of Bradley founder Lydia Moss Bradley. Incoming students now receive their own copy. Available at the bookstore.

Alumni pride

Want one of these neat, little pins? They're free at most alumni events.

Form and function

Striking and useful describe the unique pieces that emerge from Bradley's kiln. Many are for sale
at Pottery Club fundraisers. Call 309-677-3655 for the next sale date.