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Artists flock to Peoria to display talents

“The artist does not draw what he sees but what he must make others see.” – Edgar Degas, French painter and printmaker Fortunately for Peorians, they got to see a lot more than a flooded Riverfront this past weekend. The high waters receded to the…

Pink Spiders weave a web of sticky, sweaty power pop

The southern music scene may be known for country acts and southern rock, but The Pink Spiders have been looking to change that ever since its 2004 EP “The Pink Spiders are Taking Over.” The group’s most recent release, “Sweat It Out,” is a fusion…

Moore slacks in new online documentary

If one word sums up Academy Award winning filmmaker Michael Moore, it has to be polarizing. With successful documentaries such as “Fahrenheit 9/11” and “Bowling for Columbine” under his belt, the left-wing muckraker does have his fans. Then again, with such reactionary films and books…

Lydia’s legacy lives on in “Forgotten Angel”

It’s likely that most EHS 120 students groaned when they found out they had to read a book about Bradley’s founder for a one-credit hour class. Many most likely chose to not read the book, dismissing it as a waste of time or putting it…

Journalism a tough job

When I started working at the Scout about two years ago, I don’t think I knew exactly what I was getting myself into. And as I took on a larger role at the Scout, I started to learn how difficult being a journalist can be.…

Public figure should show public some respect

University Police received two phone calls complaining about noise at the Sigma Nu house late Friday night to early Saturday morning. BUPD responded to the calls and asked members of Sigma Nu and their guests to move their gathering from the house’s outdoor back patio…

Don’t vote the lesser evil in the upcoming election

In politics, people often use the terminology “the lesser of two evils” to express their choice for a particular political candidate not because they like them or believe in what they stand for, but rather because they feel their candidate is “less evil” than the…

Ignorance is not bliss

America is one great big melting pot of culture and diversity. With so many different people with diverse backgrounds, you’d think Americans would be knowledgeable about foreign customs and other people’s ways of life. Sadly, this is not always the case. For Bradley students wanting…

Emmy Awards weren’t up to par

So did anyone actually watch the Emmys?  Pardon me, the “Primetime” Emmys. With all TV has to offer these days, how could such an awards show be such a flop?  We recently ran an article on the MTV Video Music awards and, simply put, I…

Volleyball snaps skid against WIU

Bradley blew away Western Illinois in four sets on Tuesday. The Braves are now 4-1 on the season when they win the first set. “The goal is always to win the first set,” coach Sean Burdette said. “We want to be the first team to…

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