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Letter to the Editor: 2016-10-21

We all grew up hearing the same age-old adage as our parents and probably our parent’s parents. “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” It’s a simple idea really; you can say whatever you want but those words won’t…

Letter to the Editor: 2016-09-16

My name is Clint Boone. I am a physical therapist and a member of Bradley University’s Class of 2013. I am also one of 564,000 citizens of Illinois who signed a petition for the Independent Map Amendment. Many people in this state – Republicans, Democrats,…

Letter to the Editor: Independent Map Amendment

My name is Clint Boone. I am a physical therapist and a member of Bradley University’s Class of 2013. I am also one of 564,000 citizens of Illinois who signed a petition for the Independent Map Amendment. Many people in this state – Republicans, Democrats,…

Letter to the Editor: 2016-04-29

This is in response to the “Popped an Addy, I’m Studying, Woo” article published in last week’s Scout. I take great issue with the author making a blanket statement that “people cannot sit with discomfort anymore…. it’s kind of pathetic”. This suggests that students are…

Letter to the Editor: 2016-04-15

I am a longtime Republican Conservative and Business owner here in Illinois. Although I support personal rights and freedoms, I do not support smoking on Campus. College is an Institution where today’s best are being prepared to become tomorrow’s leaders and tobacco use of any…

Letter to the Editor: Tribute to Jim Ludwig

For Whom The Bell Tolls, it does now for our kind, respectful, and inspiring colleague Jim Ludwig. A charter member of our original European Summer Semester crew, Jim now joins the ranks of those wonderful ESS faculty members who went before him to that great…

Letter to the Editor

The editorial from the last issue of this paper, which asserts that rapists need to be taught that rape is wrong is 100% true and I agree wholeheartedly with the piece. After all, we all know that human beings have no sense of right or…

Letter to the Editor: 2016-03-25

All kids deserve a strong start to life. By age 5, a child’s brain is already 90 percent developed, yet two out of five American children are not enrolled in preschool by this time. Investments in high-quality early learning programs lay the foundation for success…

Letter to the Editor: Sojo White

Last week there were many responses to the much talked about Valentine’s Day issue The Scout published. As a senior, I have never seen such unity and mobilization between student organizations for one cause at Bradley. I have never seen a hashtag such as #NotOurVoice…

Letter to the Editor: Briana Mathews

Two Fridays ago, I picked up the Scout’s Valentine’s Day issue. Immediately, I felt it was inappropriate and very tasteless material. Although it did not offend me personally, I understood how the paper was offensive as it was heteronomative, slut shaming, and promoting a rape…

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