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Chicago Bears beating themselves

The Chicago Bears have the talent to be one of the best teams in the NFL. I know the Bears are just 1-2 so far this year, and they are already having quarterback issues for about the 50th year in a row, but if you…

One on One: Which sport should be watched more often?

Tennis Today’s technology gives new ways for broadcast teams to get inside the huddle and capture sounds from the field, which supposedly entice the audience to a new level. So how is it possible for a sport that has perfected the art of audio enhancements…

Student cyclists cruise campus

While temperatures outdoors have remained in the ‘80s lately, the cool fall weather will soon creep onto campus whether students like it or not. It’s no surprise students and faculty alike are doing anything possible to cling onto the last little bits of summer. From…

Glasser addresses drinking age, alcohol plan

Editor’s note: The Scout interviewed President Glasser via e-mail. Below is a transcript of the interview. A plan supporting debate on the 21-year-old drinking age is in the works and gaining support from 130 college and university presidents across the country. The plan, called the…

Freshmen retention above average

Bradley’s freshmen retention rate is above the national average for private schools, but this year’s freshmen enrollment is lower than what the university wanted. At 87.6 percent, Bradley is about 5 percentage points above the 82.5-percent private school national average. This means 87.6 percent of…

Alumni share campaign experience in forum

Two alumni working on opposing ends of the political spectrum came to speak last Friday to share their political experiences and roles in the upcoming election in a forum. The Department of Political Science and the Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service sponsored the…

West Bluff residents, city of Peoria aim to change Main

Neighborhood group to make Main ‘walkable’ As students go about their daily routines, Peoria resident Lisa Ferolo and the proponents of the Walkable West Bluff campaign are working to make the Main Street area more pedestrian-friendly for students and residents. Ferolo said members of the…

Emergency notification continues growth

University will install the public address system on all buildings eventually, Ruch said Following the tragedies at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University, campuses across the country have been implementing new safety features to keep students safe, and Bradley is no exception. A new Emergency…

Health Center hours will change with move to Markin Center

Students who have had difficulty making appointments at the Health Center because it’s closed during lunchtime may soon find one of their problems cured. Medical Director of Health Services Dr. Jessica Higgs said the center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and…

BU welcomes Homecoming

This year’s celebration, to begin Oct. 5, will be shorter than last year’s and will not feature parade Homecoming 2008: The Adventure Unfolds hopes to draw more student participation through an Indiana Jones theme and larger events, Homecoming Coordinator Kym Spooner said. Last year, events…

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