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Posts published in September 2008

Journalism a tough job

When I started working at the Scout about two years ago, I don’t think I knew exactly what I was getting myself into. And as I took on a larger role at the Scout, I started to learn how difficult being a journalist can be.…

Public figure should show public some respect

University Police received two phone calls complaining about noise at the Sigma Nu house late Friday night to early Saturday morning. BUPD responded to the calls and asked members of Sigma Nu and their guests to move their gathering from the house’s outdoor back patio…

Don’t vote the lesser evil in the upcoming election

In politics, people often use the terminology “the lesser of two evils” to express their choice for a particular political candidate not because they like them or believe in what they stand for, but rather because they feel their candidate is “less evil” than the…

Ignorance is not bliss

America is one great big melting pot of culture and diversity. With so many different people with diverse backgrounds, you’d think Americans would be knowledgeable about foreign customs and other people’s ways of life. Sadly, this is not always the case. For Bradley students wanting…

Emmy Awards weren’t up to par

So did anyone actually watch the Emmys?  Pardon me, the “Primetime” Emmys. With all TV has to offer these days, how could such an awards show be such a flop?  We recently ran an article on the MTV Video Music awards and, simply put, I…

Volleyball snaps skid against WIU

Bradley blew away Western Illinois in four sets on Tuesday. The Braves are now 4-1 on the season when they win the first set. “The goal is always to win the first set,” coach Sean Burdette said. “We want to be the first team to…

Two Bradley athletes fall to foot injuries

It’s hard to start the season off on the right foot when two of the leaders of Bradley athletics are down with foot injuries of their own. Junior guard Andrew Warren broke his right foot last week and recently had surgery to have a pin…

Soccer tops Xavier in final seconds

Junior Chris Cutshaw’s foot,  along with 17 seconds remaining on the clock, was all the soccer team needed to score the game-winner against Xavier Friday. With the clock winding down, freshman Bryan Gaul found Cutshaw past the back line of Musketeer defenders. As the goalkeeper…

Men’s golf finishes 15th in season opener

The men’s golf team began its 2008-09 campaign with a 15th place finish at the John Dallio Memorial last weekend.  The tournament did feature some optimism-inspiring play as well. True, the team did finish 15th – out of 15 – but with flashes of low…

Samoylov goes undefeated to begin men’s tennis season

The men’s tennis team started its season this weekend at the Markin Tennis Courts, and senior Evgeny Samoylov was hot from the start.  Samoylov was the lone Braves’ player to go undefeated, as he went 4-0 on his way to clinching the round robin title…

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