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Editorial: It’s our money and we want it now

Do you remember making the $100 deposit when you moved into the dorms? Well, neither did the university employee that was supposed to refund it to you.  Last Friday, students received a mass email notifying them that some did not receive a housing deposit refund…

The mascot amendments

KABOOM! You probably just groaned. It’s a name (and a face) that is burnt into the minds of Bradley students all over campus. It’s convincingly the most questionable part of the Hilltop. It’s our mascot. His name is Kaboom!. Is the exclamation point really a…

Editorial: Not just a simple raise

By increasing the minimum wage, it might sound like students will end up with more cash in their pockets to save for tuition or a night at Crusen’s. Sounds like a great deal, right? However, this may not be beneficial for students. The higher minimum…

Don’t know what to do: travel

I am fearful for the future. What will my career be? Will I have a happy family? Essentially, I wonder daily, will anyone care about my existence? The future will unfold in its own time, so for now I trust the process of growth. I…

Editorial: Research before the primaries

With over a year left before the 2020 Presidential Election, candidates for the primaries are beginning to announce their intentions to run. The growing list includes former Secretary of Housing Julián Castro, Representative Tulsi Gabbard and Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Bernie…

Column: From RadioShack to SAC

Gazing out the window of my apartment, I was blinded by the light. I could see for what felt like miles, as the lights from the towers in the distance glowed. It was those city lights I always dreamt of as a kid. Although Peoria…

Editorial: Library hours changed

The hours at the Cullom-Davis Library were recently changed to open earlier on the weekend and close earlier during the week. Some study late at night, some study early in the morning on the weekend. Although it seems like a slight change, the new hours…

Editorial: Radio silence confuses listeners

The university licensed Peoria public radio station, WCBU-FM, will partner with Bloomington’s WGLT-FM. There has been a lot of community confusion and frustration, and we believe the administration could have done more to combat this. The Scout has received several letters to the editor laying…

Column: Staying busy

Here at Bradley, I’m invested in a lot. At one point, I felt like it was too many things. My parents often told me that they like seeing me busy and having fun, as long as my grades were good. “So far, so good,” they…

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