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Student petition requires university action

This past week, a student’s online petition raised concerns about the lack of an emergency public address system in the Singles Complex. The petition, which started on Sunday, Oct. 27, has gathered the support of 119 online signatures, as of the time of publication. Installing…

Reminder: cannabis on campus is still a no-go

With 2019 winding down, anticipation for the legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois is starting to increase. However, the legalization comes with exceptions and is anticipated to face challenges when it comes to enforcement. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act legalizes the sale, regulation and…

Editorial: Failed promises, again

Bradley University has once again left students, faculty and staff with disappointment and unanswered questions. For the last year, Bradley has mishandled the logistics and communication in regards to its new Business and Engineering Convergence Center. The building is no small feat; a two-phased project…

Editorial: Amending Bradley pride

 This year, ACBU made some big changes to Homecoming Week. Overall, we see most of them as beneficial to students, faculty and alumni.  First of all, the Lighting of the “B” is no longer Monday night as a kickoff event. It’s now been moved from…

Editorial: Protesting a planet problem

This week’s national stories included a United Nations climate session and a 16-year-old Swedish girl. One would not expect these two to be related, but they were. Greta Thunberg was the biggest story out of a U.N. emergency summit to finalize the wording of a…

It’s time for the foggy conversation

It is not uncommon to see a student casually vaping on campus. Whether you catch someone taking a hit on the quad or see a puff of white fog float out of a hoodie sleeve in the library, the act has been normalized. But that…

Editorial: Successfully sweating the small stuff

The new changes at the beginning of this school year, both to Bradley’s physical campus and its branding efforts, are admirable steps meant to benefit the overall student experience. While these mostly cosmetic alterations are positive, some of the new or updated aspects of campus…

Editorial: Substitute classrooms come at an inconvenience

With the announcement in July that the new Business and Engineering Complex would not be completed by its original deadline, faculty and students were told classes originally scheduled in the new building would be relocated to new spaces. On Aug. 12, an email was sent…

Editorial: Presidential search is crucial to Bradley’s future

With Bradley University president Gary Roberts announcing his plan to retire next May, Bradley will launch a search for its 12th president this summer. This search is an important and influential one for Bradley’s long-term future. The next president will have a long list of…

Editorial: 2018-19 assessment

The Scout’s final edition of this academic year is our time to reflect. Our thumbs up and thumbs down is meant to commemorate the good and improve the shortcomings. From several Bradley teams and affiliated groups acquiring accolades and national recognition to the difficult times…

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