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Bonnies get elusive first win

By Joe Ceraulo, Sports Staff The St. Bonaventure University men’s basketball team defeated Jackson State 72-58 at the Reilly Center Saturday for its first win. After the Bonnies’ disappointing opening night loss and a postponement Wednesday due to multiple power outages in the Reilly Center, the team finally secured its first win of the young… Keep Reading

FEATURES

A song that I am listening to

By Matthew Petit, Contributing Writer My love, is a little beast crouching in the woods near a grove. The sycamore trees yawn at her presence; the sun dapples against her brown fur. When I visit her, she holds out her black hands, cupped, wanting a crumb. Instead, I give her an apple. Do you like… Keep Reading

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Warm outfits with fall colors

By Jenna Cosentino, Staff Writer Thanksgiving is less than a week away Since the holiday approached this quickly, you probably haven’t thought about what you’re going to wear, if you’re anything like me. Not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving the same. Some people might have a giant family dinner at a relative’s house or an intimate family… Keep Reading

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Ragnarok differs from other Marvel films

“Thor: Ragnarok,” is the Marvel movie that every other Thor movie should have followed the formula to. The film is funny, clever and follows elements of a superhero movie, but also ties in elements of a comedy film, as well. A team of talented actors helped make this film a change of stigma surrounding superhero… Keep Reading

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Students and faculty welcome at MCCFM

By Natalie Forster, Staff Writer St. Bonaventure, the man this university was named after, spent an incredible amount of time on the idea of community and brotherhood. The friars and staff thought that it would be fitting to host their own dinner to spread the joy of the holidays for students unable to go home… Keep Reading

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Objective look: an unbiased candidacy

Last Tuesday, America saw a glimmer of hope. For Virginians, residents were locked into a promise of change – and not via interlocked pinkies. It was a political promise, one made by Danica Roem, ’06, who secured her seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. Roem is a Bona’s graduate, and one I was fortunate… Keep Reading

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Netflix series highlights crime in the ‘70s

Fans of cinematography will find themselves anxiously waiting for a season two premiere of Mindhunter, a new original series by Netflix. The release of Mindhunter season one was released on Oct. 13, but with only 10 episodes, the finale feels abrupt. In contrast to that feeling, the acting and directing phenomenally grasp viewers with every… Keep Reading

FEATURES

Single celebrates Day of the Dead

Although the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration ended Nov. 2, Fall Out Boy celebrates the Mexican holiday in the new video for “HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T.” Fall Out Boy tweeted the video early Wednesday morning with the caption, “It’s Time to Wake Up the Dead and Dance.” “HOLD ME TIGHT… Keep Reading

OPINION

I will not stop writing

By Brandon Sapienza, Staff Writer It has come to my attention that for the past week since I published an article relating to the partying that takes place on this campus, I have been a target for many people who disagree with me. I would like to address that I write in the opinions section.… Keep Reading

OPINION

Books make a difference

By Luke Nolan, Staff Writer Students across the country simply do not read anymore. This issue is greater than the perceived issue of free speech – greater than that of political correctness. Reading for pleasure or reading outside of what is required is a concept that many simply balk at, either out of laziness or… Keep Reading

OPINION

Derek Jeter is overrated

By Andrew Hayne, Staff Writer This week, former New York Yankee Derek Jeter is back in baseball headlines, this time as the owner of the Miami Marlins, looking to trade away Marlins’ star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton in an effort to rebuild the franchise and increase revenue. Jeter is a solidified first-ballot Hall of Fame member… Keep Reading

OPINION

Partying isn’t the problem

By Donovan Moffre, Contributing Writer This week, a group of my friends discussed various problems we had with last week’s op-ed “Stop partying, start studying.” We do not endorse underage drinking at all, but in the article, author Brandon Sapienza made some bold claims that we felt were not valid. My first friend, who wishes… Keep Reading

NEWS

Student faces DWI charges

By Mya Cappellino, Contributing Writer On Nov. 11, at 11:39 p.m., St. Bonaventure Safety and Security officers responded to a report of a heavily damaged vehicle at the Richter Center outdoor parking lot. Upon arrival, they encountered a female student, who was alone occupying the vehicle. “A subsequent investigation revealed the student struck a utility… Keep Reading

NEWS

Giving Tuesday comes to Bona’s

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that began in 2012 at a cultural center in New York City that wanted to create a way for people all over the world to bring change to their communities using social media. Following the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the… Keep Reading

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Officials respond to Title IX questions

By Leah McCluskey, Staff Writer The campus community has had some questions regarding possible Title IX violations in light of some recent incidents at St. Bonaventure. Erik Seastedt, the director of Human Resources and Title IX coordinator, outlined the logistics of Title IX. “It is interesting,” he said, “Title IX became a law in the… Keep Reading

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Faculty panel discusses grad school

By Ashlee Gray, Contributing Writer A faculty panel, who recently completed graduate degrees, spoke about various topics including how the graduate experience differs from undergraduate education and the skills needed to succeed in graduate school. The Career and Professional Readiness Center hosted the panel on Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the William F. Walsh Science Center’s… Keep Reading

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Peace activist speaks on Yemen crisis

By Nicholas Gallo, Staff Writer St. Bonaventure University hosted Kathy Kelly to speak about her experience with the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The “Peace Talk” was held in Dresser Auditorium in the John J. Murphy Professional Building on Monday, Nov. 13. According to a university press release, Kelly is a peace activist and the founding… Keep Reading

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SPECTRUM hosts Trans Awareness event

By Anahiz Rivera, Contributing Writer Founded by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to remember transgender men and women lost to transphobic violence and hate crimes. Spectrum, St Bonaventure’s LGBTQ+ club, held an event to kick off Transgender Awareness Week before Thanksgiving break. The event was held outdoors between the Quick… Keep Reading

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Bona’s blacked out

A power outage cancelled the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team’s second game of season Wednesday night. Around 6:30, as both teams warmed up, a fuse holder in the university’s old boiler plant failed, said Dennis DePerro, Ph.D., university president, in a release. Multiple lights went off in the Reilly Center, and an odd noise came… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Please Get Well Soon, Jaylen

This was supposed to be our year. We have one of the top players in the nation and arguably the best backcourt in the country; around them, a great all-around player in Idris Taqqee, strong forwards and athletic youth down low. Tourney, here we come. On the back of Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley, the… Keep Reading

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