Category Archives: Opinion

A sweet new year to all

When the sun set on Wednesday, the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah began a new year on the Jewish calendar. Many of you may not have the slightest idea of what Rosh Hashanah is and why someone in The Scout would be writing about it. But to me, this holiday means a lot of things. […]

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Your move: Stand up or black out?

On Sept. 12, 2011, Bradley greeks helped host a Late Night BU to counter parties inspired by the end of fraternity and sorority recruitment, commonly known as Blackout Monday. With nearly 1,880 students in attendance, many of which were greek, the university and greek executive board members deemed Greek Night BU a success. In 2012 […]

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Brave students, bright future

Something is different this year. It’s not an obvious change. No bulletin boards are covered with flyers announcing it, and no professors are mentioning it. In fact, you may be missing it altogether unless you are paying close attention. But we’ve noticed. Campus is abuzz with a low rumble unfamiliar to those who have been […]

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Expect less, gain more

None of my favorite shirts have ever started out as my favorite. My current favorite, a green T-shirt with the state of Minnesota in the middle and the word “NICE” underneath, started out as almost the opposite. I picked it out of a clearance bin in a record store in Minneapolis, thinking that since it […]

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New changes should unite, not divide

This year has been full of new faces, big changes and numerous questions. Bradley has hired Lewis J. Burger Center for Student Leadership and Community Service Director Jessica Chandler, Greek Life Assistant Director Nancy Schwartz, LAS Dean Christopher Jones and Director of Campus Recreation Kristen Nesvacil. Meanwhile, the university is searching for a vice president […]

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SCOUT SENIOR COLUMNS

So it’s finally here. As a senior, I have long-awaited the end of school, through the long days of class and long nights of homework. But at the same time, I don’t want these college memories to end. I came to Bradley in fall 2012 as a transfer student, and I didn’t really know anyone. […]

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