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Getting involved as aspiring activists 

With protests happening this past week in and around the Bradley community regarding the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict, there is a lot to digest about different forms of activism, how to get involved and why activism is important. Before getting involved with a particular cause, it…

More transparency is needed regarding the university’s budget cuts

With talk of the budget cuts floating around campus, students and faculty feel that they are not receiving sufficient answers about the university’s decision-making process. The announcement that Bradley is suffering from a $13 million deficit this year came in an email three weeks before…

Remembering the importance of journalism in The Scout’s 125th year

As The Scout celebrates 125 years on Bradley’s campus, the staff would like to remind students about journalism’s importance to the Bradley community. Originally, The Scout began as a monthly student-run newspaper before  switching to bi-weekly and now weekly publishing. While the publication has changed,…

Celebrating the various cultures on campus

The students on Bradley’s campus come from diverse backgrounds and celebrate different cultures. With National Hispanic Heritage Month well under way, it is important for students to take the time to learn more about and appreciate everyone’s cultures. Almost every month, multicultural clubs and organizations…

Taking care of yourself while sick on campus

Each year around this time, you may start to notice your classmates coughing and sniffling or you might be experiencing cold symptoms yourself. It’s crucial for students, especially freshmen who are on their own for the first time, to know how to stay healthy on…

Staying safe on and off campus

Over the past couple of weeks, Peoria has seen a spike in crime, both downtown and near Bradley’s campus. In light of these events, here are some ways to stay safe on and off campus. One way to combat car break-ins around campus is to…

Finding your path

The start of a new school year can be daunting, especially if it’s your first year in college. There are an abundance of clubs and activities that you can join, which can make it difficult to figure out where you want to go, what you…

Thumbs up, thumbs down for spring 2023

Every semester, there are undoubtedly an array of ups, downs and in-betweens that occur on Bradley’s campus. The Scout editorial staff has compiled a list of what deserves a thumbs up, thumbs middle or thumbs down for the spring 2023 semester Thumbs up: Men’s basketball…

Advocating for sexual assault prevention should be central in Greek Life

Students across campus came together this week to support survivors of sexual violence with a Take Back the Night March. An important topic in the conversations addressed the sexual assault culture present in Greek Life.  Bradley is home to 18 fraternities and 12 sororities and…

Suns out, funs out

With the warm weather arriving on Bradley’s campus, students are flocking to the quads to soak up the sun.  Currently, the weather has fluctuated between the 70’s and 80’s and students are, and should be taking advantage of it. Sitting out on picnic blankets, hammocks…

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