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Editorial: Not just a simple raise

By increasing the minimum wage, it might sound like students will end up with more cash in their pockets to save for tuition or a night at Crusen’s. Sounds like a great deal, right? However, this may not be beneficial for students. The higher minimum…

Editorial: Research before the primaries

With over a year left before the 2020 Presidential Election, candidates for the primaries are beginning to announce their intentions to run. The growing list includes former Secretary of Housing Julián Castro, Representative Tulsi Gabbard and Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Bernie…

Editorial: Library hours changed

The hours at the Cullom-Davis Library were recently changed to open earlier on the weekend and close earlier during the week. Some study late at night, some study early in the morning on the weekend. Although it seems like a slight change, the new hours…

Editorial: Radio silence confuses listeners

The university licensed Peoria public radio station, WCBU-FM, will partner with Bloomington’s WGLT-FM. There has been a lot of community confusion and frustration, and we believe the administration could have done more to combat this. The Scout has received several letters to the editor laying…

Editorial: Ice ice Bradley

Although it brought no classes for one and half days and videos of people throwing hot water into the sky, last week’s snow and cold weather also came with a downside for students. Monday morning’s rise in temperature melted some of the accumulated snow from…

Editorial: semester in review

Thumbs up Athletics One bright spot on the Hilltop this year was the performance of several athletic teams. The men’s and women’s cross country team won the Missouri Valley Conference, and the men went on to finish 24th at the national meet. The women’s basketball…

Editorial: It’s time for training and consequences for non-compliance

Sexual assault awareness is reshaping the nation and it is changing Bradley’s campus as well. Both the speech team and electrical engineering program are successful programs at Bradley. Ken Young and In Soo Ahn were in influential positions within these programs. Without a doubt, their…

Editorial: For the hearts broken this week

For the hearts broken this week, Sometimes life throws situations at us that make us ask, “Why?” Why would someone do this to themself? Why would someone do this to others? There is no doubt this past week at Bradley has been extremely difficult for…

Editorial: Speak up for change

We all know the saying “If you see something, say something.” But it is never easy when you are the one involved in the situation, and it is even harder to speak up to against people in a higher position. Abraham Barrantes, senior criminal justice…

Editorial: Enrollment shortfall opens the door for campus input

An email sent out by university president Gary Roberts on last Tuesday broke the news of this year’s low enrollment numbers and the deficit that Bradley will be facing as the result. The phrase ‘when it rains, it pours’ became true for the enrollment numbers…

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