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Many college newspapers experience economic hardships

For many students, waking up and grabbing the latest edition of the Scout on Friday mornings has become habit. But at universities across the country, this privilege is becoming less common. “The decision to suspend Friday publication was based on a tighter than normal budget,”…

Date set for al-Marri trial

A former Bradley student who was recently indicted on charges that he helped al-Qaida pleaded not guilty in a Peoria courtroom on Monday. The date for the formal trial for alleged sleeper agent Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri, 43, has been set for late May, but…

Scout interviews Barbara Van Auken

Barbara Van Auken is the current representative for the second district. She lives near the intersection of Knoxville and Forrest Hill avenues. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bradley and her juris doctor from the University of Illinois. Editor’s note: Answers were edited for space…

Braves bank on CIT finals

Bradley accepted a bid to the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament earlier this month unsure of what the future would hold. Now that the tournament is underway, things seem to be falling into place. The Braves are on their way to the finals of the inaugural CIT,…

Scout interviews Curphy Smith

Curphy Smith is a resident of the Uplands Neighborhood. He is originally from Princeville and graduated from Eastern Illinois University. He has worked in the local financial sector for 13 years. Editor’s note: Answers were edited for space constraints. Scout: Why do you want to…

Bradley sales team wins awards at national competition

Senior Letita Brodnax tied for seventh in the nation, and senior Collin Schaefer tied for 16th in last month’s National Collegiate Sales Competition. “The entire team was involved in preparing Collin and Letita this year,” team adviser Jason Garrett said. “They read articles regarding customer…

Springboard finalists announced

The first-place team will win $10,000 and office space The Springboard Business Plan Competition, a yearlong contest for students who want to develop business plans, announced its finalists and will reveal its winners next month.  Since Project Springboard is open to any student, Project Director…

March Madness makes mark on Late Night BU

Interim Coordinator of Alcohol Education and Awareness Programs Lyndsey Withers and Director of Wellness Programs Melissa Sage-Bollenbach seem to have fallen victim to the season’s March Madness. But rather than checking out a spot on the couch to catch up on the latest college games,…

New sports may be offered

Intramural lacrosse, club wrestling to be added While wrestling and lacrosse have been on campus for a while, recent student interest in the sports may cause more options for them to be offered. “The campus has had intramural wrestling for years, but with enough student…

Student activities to get new assistant director

The director of student activities will soon have a new assistant. A search committee has been created to fill the position, which requires a master’s degree and is expected to be filled by June 1. Executive Director for Student Involvement Greg Killoran said the search…

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