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Posts published in April 2016

Rewriting history: Tennis finishes with best regular season in over 25 years

The Bradley women’s tennis team has had its share of ups and downs throughout the season: incredible victories and crushing defeats. This past weekend, the Braves split their matches between Drake and Northern Iowa. Bradley fell to Drake to start the weekend and rounded it…

Accidental journalist shares knowledge, experience

Time magazine senior writer and bestselling author Lev Grossman gave a talk about his long and unorthodox career in journalism in the Peplow Pavilion last night. “I’ve been a journalist for about 20 years, and I’ve learned some things along the way,” Grossman said. “I’ve…

Bradley turns trash to treasure

Trash to Treasure, or T2T, is a new program being implemented this spring that aims to prevent campus waste and help community members by collecting unwanted items from Bradley students. Possible donations include school supplies, small appliances, furniture and non-perishable food items. “Those who have…

Bill passes, MAP grant funding for fall

The Illinois Legislature passed a bill Friday, April 22, which Governor Bruce Rauner signed Monday, April 25, allotting $600 million for higher education. This bill includes funding for the Illinois Monetary Award Program, or MAP, as the budget impasse finishes its 10th month. MAP grants…

Golf finishes fifth at MVC Championship

Finishing exactly where they were expected to before conference play began, the Bradley men’s golf team rounded out the 2016 season with a fifth place finish in the Missouri Valley Conference championship. “We stayed in it; we kept competing hard,” head coach Jeff Roche said.…

Next year is this year

The Chicago Cubs have come a long way from being the laughingstock of the MLB. After its regular season and postseason success last year and hot start to this season, one could argue the team is currently the gold standard of the league. Looking at…

Track and field prepare for postseason

After the Virginia Challenge last weekend, the Bradley’s track and field teams find themselves in a race against time as well as the two races scheduled for this Saturday. Luckily, that’s what the team is good at. Head coach Darren Gauson split up his team…

Top 10 memorable moments

As finals begin and the 2015–2016 school year comes to an end, check out The Scout’s staff-picked top 10 memorable moments of the year, all of which can be found in article form online at bradleyscout.com. Campus welcomes new university president Gary Roberts, a Bradley…

Bradley hosts inaugural Super Brain Summit

Students and professors from around the world tuned in Thursday as Bradley kicked off the inaugural Super Brain Summit. The Super Brain Summit is an online lecture event organized by the College of Education and Health Sciences at Bradley University. It features a series of…

Local Business Review: Ice Cream Shack

In some of the most hard-hitting, investigative reporting I have ever done for The Scout, I tasted various ice creams for sale at Ice Cream Shack. Located at 2313 NE. Adams St., Ice Cream Shack is a seasonal ice cream stand that is only open…

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