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Editorial: Tips to safely enjoy Thanksgiving this year and every year

As the Thanksgiving holiday comes around and most students will return home to friends and family, we know students are looking forward to a homemade feast. We at The Scout want to remind everyone to stay safe. Get a designated driver According to the National…

Editorial: Student body deserves transparency from Student Senate

For many students and faculty, it’s been hard to ignore the removal of the student body president from office through an impeachment trial on Monday night. The communication surrounding this occurrence has prompted many questions, comments and rumors. Student Senate announced the results of the…

Editorial: Students should take advantage of diversity position discussions

Bradley is in the process of hiring a Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, and it is opening up the conversation to students. This is a great opportunity for students to be involved in decisions that affect campus. There were…

Editorial: Costumes are not consent

Halloween has long been celebrated as the day to get spooked, party the night away and enjoy some sweet treats or trade them for booze, if they’re of age. One thing that stays the same is dressing up as characters, icons and more. Just don’t…

Editorial: No need for “first-year” freak out

The Bradley University administration, in conjunction with Student Senate, recently announced that the school will move away from the term “freshman” in favor of the gender-inclusive term “first-year.” Earlier this month, Student Senate was the first to announce the shift via a post on its…

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…

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