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Bonnies swim teams victorious on senior day

By Ryan Signorino Sports Editor The final home meet of the St. Bonaventure University swimming and diving teams saw both the men and women win over Binghamton University, 216-76 for the women and 191-76 for the men. The meet kicked off with a ceremony honoring the 11 senior members of the swim teams. On the… Keep Reading


Basketball continues road struggles at URI

By Ryan Signorino Sports Editor St. Bonaventure men’s basketball lost its third Atlantic 10 game this afternoon at Rhode Island 87-73. Both backcourt seniors Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley finished with 19 points, and junior forward Courtney Stockard added 14 along with nine rebounds, but five players for the Rams finished in double figures. A… Keep Reading


Bonnies win thanks to Griffin’s double-double

By Ryan Signorino Sports Editor A career day for junior forward LaDarien Griffin lead the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team as the team improved to 2-2 in Atlantic 10 conference play with a win over Fordham. A double-double and 21 points helped propel the Bonnies to a 77-61 win at home following loses to Dayton… Keep Reading


Men’s basketball slumps to 1-2 in conference

By Jeremy Castro Sports Assignment Editor The St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team lost to the Saint Joseph’s Hawks in Philadelphia last night by a final score of 85-78.  This loss drops the Bonnies to 1-2 in Atlantic 10 conference play.  One of the main talking points coming from the game is the struggles of Matt Mobley. The… Keep Reading


Flyers end Bonnies’ win streak

Joe Ceraulo Men’s Basketball Beat Writer DAYTON, OH – St. Bonaventure’s eight-game win streak came to an end last night with an 82-72 loss to the University of Dayton. The winning streak was the school’s longest in 47 years. The Bonnies showed resilience in the second half after going into the locker room down 39-25,… Keep Reading


Strong second half lifts Bonnies in conference opener

By Joe Ceraulo Contributing Writer St. Bonaventure opened up conference play today with a 98-78 win over the University of Massachusetts. After trailing the Minutemen 25-24 briefly with 6:20 left in the first half, the Bonnies closed out on a 23-13 run to take a commanding nine-point lead into the locker room. A combined five… Keep Reading


St. Bonaventure juices Orange in overtime

By Joe Ceraulo Contributing Writer SYRACUSE, N.Y. – For the first time in school history, the St. Bonaventure Bonnies beat the Syracuse Orange at the Carrier Dome, 60-57 in overtime Friday night. The eleventh matchup between the schools in the Carrier Dome resulted in St. Bonaventure’s first win over the Orange since beating them on… Keep Reading


Bonnies extend win streak to six

By Joe Ceraulo Contributing Writer The St. Bonaventure Bonnies beat the Northeastern Huskies Wednesday night, 84-65. Just four days removed from a win over Vermont in Rochester, the Bonnies returned home to the Reilly Center, where the only thing standing between the team and a highly anticipated matchup with Syracuse this Friday night was a… Keep Reading


Bonnies win in Rochester on Mobley buzzer beater

Joe Ceraulo Contributing Writer ROCHESTER, N.Y. – St. Bonaventure University handed the University of Vermont an 81-79 loss today, thanks to a dramatic three-pointer by Matt Mobley, his only made shot of the day, with a second left. Despite Mobley’s lacking offensive performance, the senior guard led the team in rebounding with five. St. Bonaventure’s… Keep Reading

Adams shines in second game back

By Joe Ceraulo Contributing Writer The St. Bonaventure Bonnies men’s basketball team avenged last year’s 106-101 overtime loss to Canisius College last night, winning 73-65. Senior guard Jaylen Adams led the way, almost tallying a double-double in his second game back from a left ankle sprain. He finished with a team-leading 20 points, nine assists… Keep Reading

SPORTS/Women's basketball

Toledo powers past Bonnies

By Jeremy Castro Sports Assignment Editor   The St. Bonaventure University women’s basketball team fell to the University of Toledo Rockets by a final score of 58-39.  Toledo were hot right out of the gates, scoring 17 unanswered points to start the game, leading 19-6 at the end of the first quarter.  “You can not get down 17-0… Keep Reading


Late-night comedians fail to deliver on humor

By Brandon Sapienza Since 2015, the once unique and fun landscape of late-night comedy has become nothing short of another medium for leftist celebrities to express their political views. Out of the many late-night talk shows, two hosts come to mind, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel. The comedians, who I once found amusing and relatable,… Keep Reading


We need a woman’s voice on women’s issues

By Natalie Forster, Contributing Writer Over these past two weeks, the need for this article has become very clear to me. Starting with a question at the All Bonaventure Reads event, the debate on abortion has spiraled out of control. The argument over abortion has always been around, and I am not ashamed to take… Keep Reading


Burst the ‘Bona Bubble’

By Haylei John, Contributing Writer The “Bona Bubble” is a phrase often used with pride by students to describe feelings of community throughout the campus. I too used to think of the Bona Bubble as some fond description of life at Bona’s, but now I’m challenging this notion and hoping that others will as well.… Keep Reading


Opinions need more thought

At the beginning of this week, I fashioned a quaint little article full of quips and satirical references highlighting the issues I see in the Opinions section of the BV—mainly that it’s such a “He-Man, Woman-Hater’s Club.” However, as much as I wanted to say, “men are better seen and not heard,” and as much… Keep Reading


Vote no for Roy Moore

By Brandon Sapienza, Staff Writer The senate race in Alabama marks the first time in a long time that the state of Alabama was mentioned without the word football following it. Roy Moore, a former judge, and a controversial one at that, has caused a bit of a stir after it was revealed that Moore… Keep Reading


Challenging the sexist behavior of the elite

By Luke Nolan, Staff Writer There is a massive problem today, the problem of behavior. Recent events have brought to light the failures of some prominent men in society, from Harvey Weinstein, George Takei, and Kevin Spacey, to Al Franken, Roy Moore, and John Conyers. The blame is also on those who took hush money… Keep Reading


EIC says his goodbyes

When I first started writing for The Bona Venture my freshman year, I had the goal of making it to the editor-in-chief position. Two-and-a-half years later, I’m preparing to pass the torch along to the next leaders of The BV, and it feels strange. The BV had become a very important part of my life… Keep Reading


Write for others, not yourself

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in The Bona Venture lately. We seem to be fostering some excellent bloggers, but below average journalists. Let me be clear: anyone that writes for the BV is a citizen journalist, regardless of major. I want to preface this by saying that the op-ed page is a place for freedom… Keep Reading


Love and Other Long Dead Predators

By Joe Giglio, Chattertons Love is a velociraptor a long dead predator we’ve only seen the remnants of. And I’m Dr. John Hammond, trying to bring it back out of a mix of great desire, a moneymaking scheme, and it will be my undoing- or maybe it won’t. Sure his life work was destroyed, but… Keep Reading

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