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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…

Editorial: Ignoring the fire doesn’t put it out

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and Multicultural Greek organizations ignited a fire that spread throughout the Greek community when they announced a boycott on the remainder of Greek Week. NPHC’s statement, which was released via social media, explained that this action was in response to…

Editorial: Gender inequality still clearly present in college sports

On March 25, Sedona Prince, a sophomore forward for the Oregon Ducks women’s basketball team, created a TikTok comparing the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament weight rooms and food.  While the men’s teams had access to a full weight room that would rival most gyms,…

Editorial: Student government should keep its momentum

With three incoming Student Senate Student Body Officers (SBOs) elected and the presidential runoff ending Friday, The Scout’s editorial board would like to reflect on the current leadership and set expectations for the incoming one. Outgoing student body officers When the current SBOs were elected…

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