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The Bradley Scout

Department changes foreign language hour requirements

On Sept. 26, the Scout ran an article “Hours change for minors.” The Department of Foreign Languages did not undertake these changes lightly, but did so thoughtfully after lengthy research to bring our programs in line with those of our peer institutions. It is essential…

Learning from past mistakes

Last week I joined the company of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. And I did it by making a mistake. We’ve all heard it before – everyone makes mistakes every day. But when it’s our turn to commit a wrongdoing that affects hundreds of our…

My car is imperfect but loyal

I have a love/hate relationship with my car. I love it because it’s a joke on wheels, and I hate it for the same reason. My dad bought a 1994 Chevrolet Corsica in 1996, drove it for a few years, then put it in a…

Obama too cool to lose election

Ladies and gentlemen, the results are in – the next President of the United States of grand ol’ America is – Sen. Barack Obama! Through careful investigations and many countless hours spent in the glass cubed rooms on the second floor of Cullom-Davis Library where…

Historic clock tower gets upgrade

Officials have decided the clock tower on Westlake Hall needs a facelift. The clock, a gift from the first graduating class of horology at Bradley, has been a key sight for alumni and students. Bradley was once one of the most well-known schools for the…

Fraternity member arrested after burglary

Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is pressing charges against a member of another fraternity for a residential burglary that occurred early Tuesday morning. The suspect, a resident of the Delta Upsilon house at 1318 W. Fredonia Ave., was taken to Peoria County Jail after admitting to…

Group aims to improve library

After continued low ratings in the Princeton Review, there is a new student committee charged with making changes at the Cullom-Davis Library. Marianna Divietro, a member of the Library Student Advisory Committee, said the committee has already outlined several goals it would like to accomplish.…

Students dye shirts, register to vote at event

Students showed their true political colors at last Saturday’s “Dyeing to Vote” in Lydia’s Lounge. About 250 students attended the event, where they had the opportunity to tie-dye T-shirts and register to vote, Activities Council President Kelly Einbecker said. “We ended up having to turn…

Students, faculty react to presidential debate

“They both stunk.” That was political science professor Craig Curtis’ take on how candidates John McCain and Barack Obama performed in last Friday’s presidential debate. “I did not see anything new,” he said. Although the debate, hosted by the University of Mississippi, was scheduled to…

Sunday meals see poor attendance

Freshman French major Katie Wolf said it looked awful. Junior civil engineering major Collier Liddell didn’t even know it existed. The “it” in question would be Sunday night Alumni Dining Room meals, which began last year as a means of providing an alternative dining option…