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Column: NBA Players make a true difference with strike

On Aug. 26, the Milwaukee Bucks made waves in the sports world when players went on strike prior to the fifth game of their playoff series against the Orlando Magic. The move put the NBA playoffs (and eventually other sports) on pause, successfully directing attention…

Editorial: The fall semester shouldn’t include Saturday classes

On Friday, University communications sent out an update to all students, listing some changes students may face when they arrive on campus in the upcoming fall semester.  One of the most significant administrative decisions in response to the pandemic is that in-person classes will not…

Senior Column: Live in the moment

As I write this senior column from my bedroom of my permanent residence, I am provided with a unique perspective of my last semester at Bradley. Due to COVID-19, I wasn’t able to finish my last semester in the way I had imagined. Although it…

Senior Column: It’s about the future

I’ve obviously been waiting to write this column since freshman year. Here’s the issue, back then, I was a bad writer, plain and simple. The Scout sports section even stopped assigning me articles at one point. And for that, I thank former editors half-heartedly. It…

Senior Column: That’s a moray

Contemplating graduation brings with it a tangled mess of emotions that resembles nothing more than a shrieking, biting ball of moray eels. As a person who prefers to remain dead inside, this is unpleasant in general; as a writer faced with the Herculean task of…

Senior Column: Carpe Diem

They say money can’t buy happiness. However, investing in relationships and experiences can, and that is exactly what I tried to do during my time at Bradley.  Carpe diem, or “seize the day,” became my personal motto, and adopting this attitude helped me create some…

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