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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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