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Gossip site adds BU forum

A Web site based on the idea of freedom of speech has added Bradley to its forums, but some students said they think it goes beyond the First Amendment. JuicyCampus.com, a site where students can choose their universities and write anonymous posts on any topic,…

Former MTV correspondent to visit Bradley

Gideon Yago’s career as a correspondent for MTV News began when the network handed him a camera and told him to cover the 2000 presidential election. That year, Yago was one of six college students across the country who was asked by MTV to cover…

Pre-Law center seeks director

The new Pre-Law Center still needs a director but is set to be completely up and running next fall. “There are a lot of pre-law advisers already involved, but a director would pull everything together,” Chairman of the Political Science Department Larry Aspin said. “Mock…

Players shoot for the moon, barely lift off

While humor and quality haven’t always gone hand in hand, there’s one inherent rule when it comes to making anything remotely comedic – it has to be funny. After all, when a comedy falls flat, it often lands with a resounding thud. Case in point…

BU swashbucklers slash through latest production

The Bradley University Theatre Department started off its season with pirates, generals, policemen and a special guest appearance by University President Joanne Glasser in the comic opera “The Pirates of Penzance.” “Pirates” focuses on the indebted Frederick played by junior theatre performance major Drew Overcash.…

Director chokes when bringing Palahniuk to the people

Please don’t think this was anything special. This phrase, used so eloquently in “Choke” to punctuate a mid-flight hookup, doubles as a one-line summation of the movie itself. Clark Gregg’s film adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s subversive 2001 novel doesn’t do a single thing to improve…

Dear masses: Get ready

tv on the radio broadcast to population with stellar new disc Indie rock was never about getting the chance to play in front of millions. It’s about the moment, the people, the art. However, every so often, a band gets the chance to break through…

Editorial

A few weeks ago, a student witnessed pamphlets being distributed by the Moss-Bradley Residential Association. The pamphlet described the behaviors expected of residents living in the neighborhood. The pamphlet didn’t specify that it was meant for students only, but the conduct deemed appropriate by the…

Why the press has lost its credibility

According to a Sept. 22 Gallup poll, 47 percent of Americans polled believe press coverage of this presidential race has been too liberal, 13 percent too conservative, and only 36 percent believe news coverage of the candidates is balanced. For a field that prides itself…

Department changes foreign language hour requirements

On Sept. 26, the Scout ran an article “Hours change for minors.” The Department of Foreign Languages did not undertake these changes lightly, but did so thoughtfully after lengthy research to bring our programs in line with those of our peer institutions. It is essential…

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