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Students share mixed reactions to Obama’s presidential victory

Josh Cox sat in front of his TV on Tuesday night eagerly anticipating the outcome of the history-making election. “They called Pennsylvania for [Sen. Barack Obama] and I knew then that it was going to be tough to beat him because McCain basically put all…

Youth vote had large factor in election

Indiana hasn’t gone blue since 1964. But on Tuesday night, the state garnered just enough democratic votes to edge out a victory for Sen. Barack Obama. And the youth vote played a pivotal role in his win. Sixty-three percent of young voters in Indiana voted…

Bradley joins with community to reduce alcohol misuse

The Peoria Community Coalition had its first meeting this week and is beginning its work to educate, communicate and provide guidance for Peorians about alcohol consumption. The 12-member coalition is a part of the Comprehensive Alcohol Action Plan but it is not just directed toward…

A-tasting we will go!

Inside a Peoria whiskey tasting Next time you’re planning a night out, consider hitting up a museum dedicated to the memory of civil war veterans. GAR Hall hosted “The History and Craft of Whiskey” Saturday night and while the building may not top anyone under…

Adams masters the science of “Cardinology”

Drug addiction. Rehab. A breakup with a pop star. Amid all of these problems, Ryan Adams managed to find time to create a record that transcends any issues he had and raises him, yet again, to the top of the alternative scene. “Cardinology,” an album…

Corporate tool Hulu makes streaming video cool

When it comes to streaming video, YouTube is the undisputed king. But as technology marches on, the popular Google subsidiary is starting to face some stiff competition from more than eager companies with expensive lawsuits on their grubby hands. Newcomer Hulu.com, which opened its digital…

Voting important in local and national elections

As the largest demographic, you would think politicians would exploit us. Advertisers target us because they know we’ll purchase their products, and we do. However, politicians don’t spend a dime on us, probably because young people simply don’t vote. Last week, former MTV journalist Gideon…

Alleged rape victim reopens wounds at Duke

Last Friday, Crystal Mangum, the accuser in the Duke lacrosse case, re-opened a wound that was in bad need of healing. Alongside her agent, Vincent Clark, Mangum held a press conference to announce the release of her new book, in which she again claims that…

Conservative stereotypes not always accurate

Liberalism is the relentless pursuit of improving humanity. Well-intentioned policy is based disproportionately on emotion rather than fact or the lessons of history. It has been a dominant force behind movements toward equality in the past. However, left unchecked, it threatens to destroy the institutions…

Calling all journalism majors

I made a very important decision this week. I, the editor of the Scout, have decided to forgo studying journalism – forever. Well, maybe not forever, but as of now, I have no future plans in the discipline of journalism. This is a decision I…

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