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CIT offers more than what meets the eye

By now it’s pretty common knowledge what happened in the last 0.9 seconds of the men’s basketball team’s quarterfinal game against Oakland on Monday night. Whether Oakland coach Greg Kampe liked it or not (trust me from being at the press conference after the game,…

One-on-One: Is the CIT worth watching?

Yes Before Monday’s game, this question was a toss-up. Afterward, it is hands down worth watching. Had Bradley declined the chance to take part in the CIT, Chris Roberts would never have hit the three-quarters court shot, and I would not have seen one of…

Scout interviews Curphy Smith

Curphy Smith is a resident of the Uplands Neighborhood. He is originally from Princeville and graduated from Eastern Illinois University. He has worked in the local financial sector for 13 years. Editor’s note: Answers were edited for space constraints. Scout: Why do you want to…

Scout interviews Barbara Van Auken

Barbara Van Auken is the current representative for the second district. She lives near the intersection of Knoxville and Forrest Hill avenues. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bradley and her juris doctor from the University of Illinois. Editor’s note: Answers were edited for space…

Many college newspapers experience economic hardships

For many students, waking up and grabbing the latest edition of the Scout on Friday mornings has become habit. But at universities across the country, this privilege is becoming less common. “The decision to suspend Friday publication was based on a tighter than normal budget,”…

Printing available in student center temporarily

Printing on campus is mostly limited to personal use in dorm rooms, but that is about to change. On Monday, a printer and computer will be added to Sisson Hall, which is connected to the Michel Student Center. It will be available for student use,…

Transfer programs to experience changes for fall

Bradley’s transfer student program will be undergoing a few changes in the next year. “Currently we have an orientation that takes place during Welcome Week that’s geared to explain resources and services on campus,” said Joyce Shotick, the executive director of student development and health…

Alumni join teams for breast cancer in support of Glasser

University President Joanne Glasser recently finished her breast cancer treatment and alumni are rallying support for a Team Bradley in this year’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. This race’s proceeds benefit breast cancer research, and it is the largest series of 5K run/walks…

Student activities to get new assistant director

The director of student activities will soon have a new assistant. A search committee has been created to fill the position, which requires a master’s degree and is expected to be filled by June 1. Executive Director for Student Involvement Greg Killoran said the search…

New sports may be offered

Intramural lacrosse, club wrestling to be added While wrestling and lacrosse have been on campus for a while, recent student interest in the sports may cause more options for them to be offered. “The campus has had intramural wrestling for years, but with enough student…

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