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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…

Senior Column: Capturing your moments

I’ve come to accept the inevitability of two questions when I meet anyone on campus: “Where are you from?” California. Immediately, it’s followed by, “Why would you come to Illinois of all places?” The exact wording varied a little, but I came to answer this…

Column: The Olympics can wait

When I was on my college search four years ago, I knew how important making connections and getting industry-specific internships would be for my future career in journalism. The fundamental reason I chose to come to Bradley was because of the connections it had with…

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