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Editorial: Be involved on campus

College is an exciting time in one’s life. No matter where you go, there’s always a swarm of activities happening. The world is at your fingertips, and as college only lasts for a finite amount of time, there’s plenty of ways to make it worthwhile.…

Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down for spring 2022

With the end of the semester on the horizon, The Scout is closing the semester with a look back at the positives and the negatives of the past 16 weeks. Here is The Scout’s spring 2022 edition of “Thumbs up, thumbs down.” Lower credit requirement…

Editorial: Communicate with your group members

Before finals season, college students are inundated with papers, assignments and dreaded group projects. Everyone understands that this is the busiest time of the semester, but there are several practices to make it easier on other group members. The number one thing: communicate. Group chats,…

Editorial: Drunk decisions can have irreversible consequences

College students and drinking are often associated with each other, and the trend runs true at nearly every university in America. If consumed responsibly and legally, alcohol can be an enjoyable social activity. However, irresponsible drinking can lead to people making choices that they would…

Editorial: Laughter is the best medicine, but it can also be hurtful

April Fools’ Day may be a time for pranks and jokes, but not everything is a laughing matter. Especially in light of recent events (namely the incident between Will Smith and Chris Rock at the Oscars), be mindful of the effects your words and actions…

Editorial: Take action ahead of Student Senate elections

Elections for next year’s Student Body Officers are in less than a week, scheduled for March 30 and 31. The two main campaigns for chief positions — David Daye and Lydia’s Leaders — are currently promoting through different means, including their social media accounts and…

Editorial: Appreciate the unsung heroes of the university

In light of a recent unsanitary incident on campus, the necessary yet often unnoticed role of our custodial staff has been put into focus, as they handle some of the most taxing jobs at Bradley. The staff is busy working to maintain the university on…

Editorial: This is our chance for a new ‘new normal’

With the temperatures warming and mask mandates lifting, opportunities to get involved around campus have been the best they’ve been in almost two years. Just semesters ago, The Scout wrote an editorial after student outcry that they were being deprived of the full “college experience,”…

Editorial: Guidance needed from Bradley administration as mask mandates change

On Feb. 9, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced that the state of Illinois would lift its statewide indoor mask mandate on Feb. 28 due to declining COVID-19 related hospitalizations and increased vaccination rates. While the mandate is lifted, masks are still recommended and local mask…

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