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It’s all about getting used to success

When Darren Gauson first took over the Bradley Cross Country and Track Program in 2015, it was in a much different place than it is now. The women’s team had just won the Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championship, and the men matched their best…

Editorial: Drinking and driving is a not a game

In today’s world, with services like Uber, Lyft and the Hilltop Safety Cruiser, drunk driving seems to not be as pervasive of an issue as it once was. However, this week Bradley’s campus had a serious reminder of just how real the subject is. This…

Senior Column: Not so nostalgic

Many senior columns are filled with memories from freshman, sophomore or even junior years of college. Graduating seniors wistfully yearn to go back in time and restart their Bradley careers. They want to relive the best four years of their lives and avoid trading this…

Editorial: ICC agreement could patch up holes in enrollment

On April 3, Bradley signed a formal transfer agreement with Illinois Central College. The Scout believes this choice will ultimately be beneficial for the university, and will help fill gaps in enrollment numbers. According to the Bradley University statistical profile, the university brought in 194…

Editorial: Voter turnout on the way up with room to improve

With voting completed for Student Body Officer elections, the voting turnout of 1,091 votes was the highest in the last three years. Last year, a total of 963 votes were cast; in a greater margin, only 536 votes were cast in 2017. The increase in…

Column: Until we find a cure

Cancer has affected nearly everyone in some way. Whether you know someone who is battling or know of someone who has gone through it, you know the damage it can cause. I hope that one day people will no longer have to go through the…

Editorial: Student Senate – Conflict of interest interferes in the election

Just days prior to the election, Student Senate forced out Belal Kherallah, an executive cabinet chairperson and a presidential candidate. Despite the fairness of the decision, the process itself was certainly questionable with the ongoing election. Two of the four Student Body Officers (SBO), Camille…

In Wardle’s shoes we trust

What do a 98-year-old nun, Bill Murray and the cutest pug puppy you’ll ever see have in common? They all have been good luck charms for college basketball teams in March. The question Bradley basketball fans should be asking is: Will Brian Wardle’s bright red…

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