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SERVE teams up with greeks for service event

SERVE teams up with greeks for service event

This past weekend, SERVE and greek life teamed up for “All Greeks Give Back”, a special Service on Saturday event April 12.  Both greek and non-greek students volunteered their services in the Peoria and surrounding communities. A total of 335 students volunteered at 21 different locations. Some of the locations included tornado relief in Washington, refurbishing a house from 1918, staging an Easter egg hunt and working at a local animal shelter. This is the first time these organizations teamed up for a large-scale event, […]

Editorial 4.18.13: Live events provide more insight

There’s a wealth of information out there. It can come from “TED Talks”, the History Channel, the news or even Buzzfeed when “legitimate” articles are posted. And websites like reddit, imgur and Facebook help new knowledge reach the fringes of the technological world. But there’s something to be said about encountering information in a real, personal way. John Lewis, only remaining survivor of “The Big Six”, visited campus April 11 as part of Bradley’s yearlong Civil Rights theme. The theme was selected in honor of […]

Baseball falls to Missouri State, sweeps Huskies

Baseball falls to Missouri State, sweeps Huskies

Following a week that featured splitting even in a series win at SIU-Carbondale and a loss at SIU-Evansville, the Braves squared off against Missouri State and Northern Illinois University. The result was considerably less than they hoped. Due to an incoming storm, there was a schedule change that occurred late April 11, which set the Braves into playing three games in two days. “It’s definitely a grind,”  said freshman third baseman Stephen Gaa. In that three-game series against Missouri State, the Braves won only one, […]


After more than 20 years as the host of “The Late Show,” David Letterman will give up his late night throne and pass the proverbial torch to none other than millennial icon Stephen Colbert. It was announced April 10 that Colbert would become the new host of “The Late Show” in lieu of David Letterman’s retirement. Colbert, who is widely popular among the millennial demographic, could be just the change “The Late Show” needs. “The Late Show” often has the lowest rating of all the […]

Outkast at Coachella

I was in the 5th grade when I heard OutKast for the first time. Their album “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” had come out earlier that school year, and it was hands down one of the coolest things I had ever heard in my life. From the funky fresh sounds of “The Way You Move” to the eclectic energy of “Hey Ya!”, the ambitious album – or albums, rather – remains one of my favorite musical experiences to this day. Fast forward to the present: eight years […]

One-on-One: Most surprising start to MLB Season?

Milwaukee Brewers Almost two weeks into the Major League Baseball season, a couple of teams have shown surprising efforts so far. However, the most surprising team by far is the Milwaukee Brewers. Let’s not mention their series against the Cardinals earlier this week. They lost to St. Louis by a combined 10-1 in the first two games of the series before salvaging game three on Wednesday. Before that, however, they were the first team in the majors to win 10 games. Their offense ranks in […]

Track faces busy schedule

Track faces busy schedule

Bradley’s men and women’s track teams took the short trip to Champaign Saturday for the Illinois Twilight.   Junior Kyela Specht had the fifth-best 400-meter time in program history during her first race in the event in her collegiate career. The Braves continued to improve as freshman Casey Kramer and senior Cassie Lohmeier both posted season-best times in their respective events. On the men’s side, freshman Caleb Beck finished well, placing second in the 5,000 meters. He has now become the 10th individual in school […]

Lemek continues tear through MVC

BY AARON FERGUSON                                    for the Scout   Sophomore Danielle Lemek’s winning ways continued this weekend as she now holds the Bradley golf record with five career wins. Lemek powered the way for the Braves at the Indiana State Invitational shooting a two-round score of 146.  Lemek’s win also breaks a school season record with her eighth top-10 finish of the year.  She also earned Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) […]

Student attends UN commission

BY TORI MOSES for the Scout   One Bradley student stepped out and spoke up for the advancement of women. Sophomore industrial engineering major Sarah Handler provided a voice for youth at the two-week long 58th annual Commission of the Status of Women (CSW). The event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City began March 10, where Handler led a team of 20 young individuals as the SustainUS delegation leader. SustainUS is a non-profit, advocacy group. Handler said groups shared and evaluated experiences […]

Heartbleed Virus

Virus. Cryptographic software. Eavesdropping. These are the types of words that you would associate with films about spies and elaborate bank heists, not the kind that you hear in everyday conversation. Why is it then that these words are suddenly the most talked about in America? The answer boils down to one chillingly ambiguous word: Heartbleed. Heartbleed is a “bug” that was recently discovered in the cryptographic software known as OpenSSL. Now, unless you are a computer science major, it is unlikely you have heard […]