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Editorial: Starting a sustainable future can start with us

This year alone, we’ve seen hurricanes demolish neighborhoods on the East Coast while fires on the West Coast have destroyed stretches of land. These extremes can be devastating to societies and nature. The state of the climate is reasonable enough to make people uncertain about…

Editorial: Combining family weekend with homecoming brings pros and cons

This year, Bradley has decided to condense Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend into a single two-day span on Oct. 1-2. Previously, Family Weekend has been held during September, while Homecoming was held separately later in the month or in October.  The Scout believes that this…

Editorial: Bradley receives high rankings from U.S. News for good reason

The U.S. News and World Report has announced its Best Colleges 2022 rankings, and Bradley placed highly in several categories. The university is tied for the No. 2 spot for Regional Universities in the Midwest with John Carroll University in Ohio. Butler University received the…

Editorial: As we remember a loss, remember those around you

Last Thursday, Bradley lost an incredibly talented and profound professor.  Dr. Christina McDaniel was a valuable member of the College of Education and Health Sciences, leading courses in the STEM methods program for preservice teachers. Students remember her for her kindness and captivating personality. Colleagues…

Editorial: State mandate a needed step

Last Thursday, Aug. 26, Bradley University announced that it would require all students, faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The decision is in compliance with a new mandate from Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office, which requires employees in healthcare and education and higher education…

Editorial: Bradley’s new mask requirements further incentivizes vaccination

On Thursday afternoon, Bradley sent an email to all students announcing that the university’s mask mandate has been lifted for fully vaccinated individuals as a result of new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. However, many mask requirements remain, including inside the classroom for…

Editorial: Dealing with the side effects of Moderna

With the first round of campus vaccines occurring last week, many students are preparing for their second dose during finals week. Already, the second shot of Moderna has earned notoriety for its extreme side effects. Many students have missed class and several professors have canceled…

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