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Art: Incognito showcases artistic talent discreetly

“Number six, we’re looking for number six!” yells a voice from a crowded glass table. A very eager man responds to the call as he approaches the table. Anonymous number-calling, accompanied with laughter, casual talk and indie music were among the many sounds that filled…

Animal Collective’s latest appeals to broader fan base

No band in recent memory has consciously decided to make as difficult, nonconformist and perfectly enjoyable music as Animal Collective. With more than seven studio LPs, the band has made psychedelic music cooler and more exciting than ever.  Now, as Animal Collective releases its eighth…

Glasser shows commitment to honesty, openness

After fearlessly disclosing her breast cancer diagnosis last semester, it would be difficult for University President Joanne Glasser to be more personally available to students. But she has found a way to outdo herself with the introduction of open office hours beginning next week. Assistant…

Democracy always requires elections

Despite having a new president elected on a platform of change, politics are in a sad state in this country, and in Illinois especially. One of the most appropriate examples of this was showcased recently when disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich appointed Roland, er, Sen. Roland…

Top 10 reasons to leave Facebook

At the beginning of the school year, I bid farewell to my place in the social networking world by deactivating my Facebook account. And while I knew deleting my page would be accompanied by certain perks, I didn’t expect for it to be so satisfying…

Violence in Israel hits close to home

After the end of finals last semester, I was definitely ready to drive home and sit in front of the TV for a few weeks. I had planned to go to Israel a few months earlier, and I found myself a little annoyed that the…

Braves pick up pair of MVC wins

The men’s basketball team picked up back-to-back wins in its recent two-game home stand.   The wins put Bradley in sole possession of second place in the Missouri Valley Conference. After taking down Indiana State on “Throwback Night” Saturday, the Braves dawned the special jerseys…

Super Bowl XLIII preview: Hilltop predictions

As the country prepares to spend the better part of Sunday afternoon glued to the TV, yelling at referees and enjoying party snacks, the Scout wants to make sure its readers are as informed about the big game as possible. It can be difficult to…

Women’s basketball slips on road trip

The women’s basketball team came home winless from its three-game conference road trip after starting this season 13-2 overall and 4-0 in the Missouri Valley Conference. Bradley capped off its skid with a 61-46 loss at Creighton (11-8 overall, 6-2 MVC), which proved to be…

Inside the Athlete: Michelle Lund, Women’s Basketball

A big part of learning the game of basketball, for many players, is perfecting the jump shot. With a limited amount of practice time and gym availability, many kids are stuck honing their skills outside in the driveway on sagging rims or traveling to the…

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