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Bittersweet, 2018

2018 has not been quiet on the Hilltop. We had some darkest moments this year, yet there were many amazing achievements as well. Changes in administration After former senior vice president for business affairs, Gary Anna, retired after 37 years of service, the university took…

Senior column: luck is strange

On the Fourth of July in 1939, Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig delivered a speech to a sold-out Yankee Stadium. The famous line from that speech was, “Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” My dad always…

Hot dogs, Big Macs and NBA basketball

Over Thanksgiving break, I had the chance to attend a Chicago Bulls game against the Miami Heat at the United Center. The Heat went on to win 103-96. The two teams aren’t the most exciting or talented in the league right now. In fact, they…

Senior Column: Just the beginning

Even after ordering my cap and gown and not signing up for classes next semester, writing this senior column might be the only thing that has made me realize I have barely a month left here on the Hilltop. After reflecting back on my time…

Editorial: Cross country paves the way

“This is the best team in school history.” Bradley cross country head coach Darren Gauson told The Scout he had the best team in school history this August. Last Friday, they became the first Bradley cross country team to qualify for the NCAA Championship. They…

One-on-one: Is Duke for real?

Duke is for real The real question here is not “Is Duke for real?” rather it’s will Duke go undefeated and win the National Championship? Let’s acknowledge Cam Reddish and RJ Barrett. First, on any other team in the country would be the best players…

One-on-one: Who is the most entertaining team in the NBA?

Golden State Warriors By: Matt Harrington The Warriors are still stacked this season and with the acquisition of DeMarcus Cousins, they look like the NBA’s most entertaining team from top to bottom. At point guard the Warriors have Steph Curry, arguably one of the greatest…

Column: That Red Sea girl

In high school, I was one of 753 in my graduating class. I wasn’t on a team, I wasn’t in any clubs, no one knew who I was; I was a number. Coming in to college, I prepared to get heavily involved to prevent high…

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…

Beers with Bortles

“Jacksonville, Florida: the classiest city on earth.” The stadium reminded me of Detroit, as Kid Rock played throughout the stands. As I peered down at the tunnel, he appeared through the thick cloud of smoke emitted from the cheap cigarettes of fans. My hero, Blake…

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