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New construction to be more energy efficient

Bradley has begun to build new buildings and renovate parts of the old ones to be much more energy efficient. A big part of this initiative is the renovation of Westlake Hall and the addition of the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center to the back of Bradley…

IFC/Panhel try to make Greek Weekend more responsible

The Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils are working to change greek weekend’s reputation. Although the weekend is often known as a time for students to come back to campus and drink, President of Panhel Trisha Koors said the councils are having meetings with the presidents of…

The Scout sums up the biggest stories of year, ranks top 10

1. Glasser shared breast cancer diagnosis with campus University President Joanne Glasser sent an e-mail  to the Bradley community in early December informing everyone she had just undergone surgery as part of her breast cancer treatment. After surgery, she underwent six weeks of radiation treatment,…

Heitz Hall workout room to close, future use unsure

As of next year, the Heitz Hall exercise room will no longer be available, because its usage has slowed since the opening of the Markin Family Student Recreation Center. Nathan Thomas, the executive director for the center of residential living and leadership, said the main…

Students Relay for Life to fundraise for cancer

During this year’s Relay for Life, teams of students will take turns walking or running around a track to raise money for cancer research. The event begins at 6 p.m. tonight and will last until 6 a.m. Saturday in the Markin Family Student Recreation Center.…

Earth Day Extravaganza raises eco-awareness

In honor of Earth Day, the Student Environmental Action Coalition, a group dedicated to improving Bradley’s recycling program and raising environmental awareness, hosted Earth Day Extravaganza last Friday afternoon on Olin Quad. “The Student Environmental Action Coalition, or SEAC, has an annual Earth Day concert,…

New vice president working to raise funds for Bradley

Weeks after being installed as the vice president for advancement, Pat Vickerman is still waiting for the rest of the furniture to go in his office. “We’re still working on a furniture arrangement,” Vickerman said. “For now I am just working with what I have.”…

BU greeks host Fredonia Flea Market for charity

Need to get rid of that practically new study desk by the end of the semester? Consider selling it – with the greeks. The Interfraternity Council and the Panhellenic Council will host the first-ever Fredonia Flea Market, an event where the Bradley community is invited…

Students recycle electronics

While moving out of dorm rooms or apartments in the next few weeks, the last thing on most students’ minds is dangerous chemicals. But, every year 50 million tons of e-waste is thrown out in Dumpsters and taken to landfills, according to greenpeace.org. These electronics…

Speech team places second at national tournament

The Bradley Speech Team had a big reputation to live up to at last week’s National Forensic Association National Championships, since Bradley claims the most national championships in collegiate history. The team came back from Springfield, Mo., this year with second place in the nation,…

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