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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…

Editorial: Learning from a year of COVID-19

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the worldwide shutdown, and we’ve learned a lot along the way. However, these accomplishments cannot be met with complacency.  At this time last year, many of us students left campus for spring break, unaware that we would not…

Editorial: Fight social isolation—get involved

It’s not easy to feel like you belong somewhere when the majority of your social interactions take place through a screen. Dear freshmen and transfer students, We can’t even imagine having been introduced to Bradley without the in-person activities fair spread throughout the quad. We…

Editorial: Inclusivity at Bradley needs to go beyond cosmetics

During the height of the Black Lives Matter protests over the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police this summer, Bradley made promises regarding inclusivity and equality. This included remodeling the Romeo B. Garrett Cultural Center and offering a scholarship to Peoria area youth in…

‘No homework days:’ an insult to student mental health

Bradley’s solution to prevent students from traveling during spring break due to COVID-19 was as haphazardly rushed as a procrastinated assignment. The university announced two “no homework days,” ordays in which professors cannot assign quizzes or homework to be due, in December. We can applaud…

Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down semester review

Thumb up: Student Senate Throughout the semester, Student Senate has taken steps toward becoming a more transparent and representative organization. Student Senate has been pushing for pass/fail this entire semester. Despite facing push back from the university, they’ve been consistent in their demand for the…

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