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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…

Column: What a man, what a man, what “is” a very good man?

It’s been talked about for generations. What does it mean to be a man? As young boys we are told, “Hey, don’t cry. Men don’t cry.” And as we reach our elementary years, it’s about how athletic we are compared to other kids in our…

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…

One-on-One: Who will claim 2019 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year

David Montgomery By Jacob Stienberg Following a 12-4 season powered by an elite defense, the Chicago Bears head into 2019 with Super Bowl hopes. With an offense that lacked backfield playmakers last season, the Bears traded up in the third round of the NFL draft…

Looking back: It’s hard to believe

It is too bad that most people on the Hilltop don’t care much about Bradley sports. Since my freshman year I’ve been a fan and the Braves have been trending up since I arrived in Peoria. Bradley has a rich history and usually leads the…

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…

Column: It’s finally over

According to the urban legend, junior year is the hardest year of high school. Taking multiple AP classes and studying for the SAT and ACT adds a lot of stress. I don’t know if I necessarily found junior year of high school to be harder…

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