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Men wrap up fall recruitment

Fraternity recruitment has seen a large increase in participation this year. Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Ben Williams said more than 250 men had registered for recruitment this year. “More than 200 [joined a house],” he said. “We are still calculating the total…

Education funding must be high priority in Illinois

The state of Illinois is facing one of the most, if not the most, challenging economic climates in its nearly 200-year history. As legislators attempted to pass a balanced budget this summer, Springfield more closely resembled a three-ring circus than a state capitol. By the…

Athlete’s mistake must not be repeated

Last week, the Scout reported on the arrest of Taylor Brown, a sophomore forward on the basketball team. Nearly two weeks ago, Brown punched an Illinois Central College student in the face, splitting his lip, according to university police reports. A mutual friend of the…

Fantasy sports worthwhile

Over the last decade or so, sports fans have been able to live out a fantasy. With a couple of clicks, Average Joe can now run his own team in any sport he desires. Fantasy sports have given everyday sports fans the chance to prove…

Networking isn’t everything

Let’s face it. Every one of you reading this wants to get a job after you graduate. Isn’t that kind of the point of college? If you want to be a lawyer, aren’t you going to try and find an internship with a prestigious law…

Useless facts are fun

Because I had no interest in writing anything truly newsworthy, this is a list of 13 facts about interesting and strange stuff. Normally I’m not the type of person who stays up late at night looking for weird facts online, but for lack of a…

Hillel looking to expand 80-year-old house

Since 1947, members of Bradley’s Jewish community have run the Hillel House. Recently, Hillel asked the Peoria zoning commission to approve a location change to its fourth location. The plan is for Hillel to obtain 1530/1532 W. Fredonia Avenue, formerly a fraternity and duplex residence.…

Holocaust survivor speaks out

“My story is one Anne Frank might have told – if she had survived.” Marion Blumenthal Lazan’s story, shared with the campus as part of the school’s Constitution Day celebration on Monday, was similar to Frank’s story. Retelling her memories of the Holocaust was an…

Two Bradley students honored for leadership

Two Bradley students were honored at the Women in Leadership conference downtown last week. Michelle Kosner and Brandi Arnold were recognized for starting the nonprofit organization Paws Giving Independence and were two of only 25 women in the Central Illinois area to be honored. The…

Banners beautify campus

Since last year, there has been a spirited change across the streets of campus.  Since arriving on campus, University President Joanne Glasser has aimed to improve campus aesthetics, believing would well-demonstrate Bradley’s integrity, said Associate Vice President of Communications Shelley Epstein. A significant part of…

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