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Posts published in March 2015

Norris Chase named executive director of diversity and inclusion

The Office of Students Affairs announced Tuesday morning that Norris Chase has been hired as the executive director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Chase currently serves as interim director of the Office of Multicultural Student Services and has been with Bradley University since…

Wardle named next men’s basketball coach

Less than one week after cutting ties with Geno Ford, new Bradley Athletic Director Chris Reynolds has hired his replacement. Late Friday night, the university announced Brian Wardle will join the Braves as the 14th head coach in men’s basketball history. Wardle spent the last…

New athletic director introduced to campus

A new athletic director was introduced to campus and the Peoria community March 18 in the Owens Atrium of Renaissance Coliseum, just 20 days after Michael Cross announced he would be resigning upon the completion of the women’s Missouri Valley Conference basketball tournament. Chris Reynolds…

“The Office” in the Office

This week, the beloved show “The Office” turned 10 years old. Here in The Scout office, we have many moments that are reminiscent of “Office” moments. Therefore, to keep the show’s memory ever present, The Voice decided to present a “who’s who” from our office…

Sexual assault: What happens next

Every 107 seconds, another American is sexually assaulted, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. Two-thirds of these assaults have been committed by someone the victim knows, and 68 percent of sexual assaults go unreported to authorities. The Bradley University Police Department (BUPD)…

FIRST robotics students compete in Coliseum

The For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics competition claims to mold young, talented minds by offering challenging scientific and technology challenges. The FIRST program reaches more than 54,000 students worldwide, and every year regional competitions are held to give students an…

Happy Happy Joy Joy

Let’s talk about happiness; that beautiful right that we are guaranteed in the Constitution, which is often the most difficult to achieve. I think it’s interesting that our founding fathers specifically wrote the “pursuit of happiness” because a constant state of happiness is hard to…

Coffee House brews student talent

Good tunes were brewing in the Student Center Ballroom March 26 where Activities Council of Bradley University hosted an open mic night with student performers, featuring Acoustic Indie Rock artist Hana Pestle. Nearly 60 people joined in on the Coffee House fun while seven students…

Interim Registrar accepts permanent position

Not to get lost amidst the number of high-profile employment shuffles over spring break, Bradley named Andy Kindler as its new Registrar March 17. As the university’s former Associate Registrar since 2004, Kindler was appointed Interim Registrar on Jan. 1 after the position was vacated…