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Build the wall now

There is an escalating conflict on our border with Mexico, and not many people seem to be aware of it’s dire implications. In the past three years, more than 10,000 people have been killed in what many pundits are now calling an authentic civil war…

Parents need to discipline children

This Spring Break, I decided to actually go somewhere rather than sit around at home all week. Of the things I don’t like, kids are definitely on the list, but since I went to Disney World, I knew we would be running into them. Just…

Braves reach inaugural CIT finals

Defeat Pacific 59-49 to reach their second postseason finals in as many years For the second consecutive season, the men’s basketball team has reached the finals of a postseason tournament. With a 59-49 defeat of Pacific on Wednesday night, the Braves advanced to the finals…

Softball shocks WSU with two comebacks

The softball team used a pair of late-game rallies to pick up two victories in its three games against Missouri Valley Conference opponent Wichita State last weekend. After dropping the first contest of the three-game set by a score of 2-0, the Braves were able…

Baseball splits with NIU in home opener

Hits were at a premium for the baseball team Wednesday, as the Braves split a doubleheader with Northern Illinois at O’Brien Field. Bradley only managed three hits in the first game, but they came at the right times. The Huskies jumped out to an early…

Inside the Athlete: Evgeny Samoylov, Men’s Tennis

Twenty-four-year-old senior tennis player Evegeny Samoylov grew up in Moscow, watching his father idolize the game of tennis. It was because of this that Samoylov wanted to play the game when he was younger. “My dad is a big fan of tennis, and he is…

CIT offers more than what meets the eye

By now it’s pretty common knowledge what happened in the last 0.9 seconds of the men’s basketball team’s quarterfinal game against Oakland on Monday night. Whether Oakland coach Greg Kampe liked it or not (trust me from being at the press conference after the game,…

One-on-One: Is the CIT worth watching?

Yes Before Monday’s game, this question was a toss-up. Afterward, it is hands down worth watching. Had Bradley declined the chance to take part in the CIT, Chris Roberts would never have hit the three-quarters court shot, and I would not have seen one of…

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…

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…

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