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Bonnies defeat Buffalo as Adams returns

By Joe Ceraulo, Sports Staff Senior guard Jaylen Adams made his season debut today for the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team, as they beat the University at Buffalo 73-62. Adams, the Atlantic 10 Conference Preseason Player of the Year, scored the first basket of the game just 13 seconds in, electrifying the many Bonnies fans… 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


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


Brockington taking advantage of minutes

By Jeff Uveino, Staff Writer This past weekend, the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team traveled to the Florida panhandle to play in the Emerald Coast Classic. The Bonnies went 1-1 in Niceville, Florida, beating the Maryland Terrapins in the first round before falling to the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs in the finals. The Bonnies… Keep Reading


Strong start helping women’s swim morale

By Emily Coughlin, Staff Writer The St. Bonaventure women’s swim and dive team have been excelling so far this season. Sophomore diver Elena Rohr attributes her successes to the goals she set at the beginning of the season and the training that she has completed to be successful. “At the beginning of the season I… Keep Reading


Strong swims needed from men

By Matt Petit, Staff Writer With the men’s swim team having its Akron Invitational meet this weekend, mid-season has arrived for the Bonnies. The men’s swim team has had some setbacks regarding health this season. Nick Burdo a sophomore freestyler from Syracuse, New York has been one key swimmer for the Bonnies, despite having an… Keep Reading


Maycock begins to step up

By Jeremy Castro, Staff Writer The start to this season has had its ups and downs for the St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team. As of Nov. 28, its record stands at 4-4. The team won the season opener at home against Niagara University, but lost the next two against Siena College and Canisius College. The… Keep Reading


Bonaventure begins branding project

By Anahiz Rivera, Staff Writer Next week, St. Bonaventure University will be teaming up with the Creative Communications Associates, who will be interviewing students in order to help market the university to prospective students. “For nearly 35 years, CCA has been building brands for hundreds of colleges and universities across the country – from the… Keep Reading


Concert brings Christmas to Bona’s

By Hannah Legacy, Staff Writer On Dec. 1, the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts will be holding a Christmas Concert, starring Elisabeth von Trapp, the granddaughter of Maria and Baron von Trapp, who inspired the characters from the movie, The Sound of Music. This concert is part of the 2017-18 Friends of Good… Keep Reading


SBU hosts finals week events

By Mya Cappellino, Contributing Writer As the semester comes to an end, and finals week is right around the corner, the university will be hosting events for finals week. At 7 p.m. on Dec. 6, “Exams, Papers, Holidays, Oh My” will be a chance for students to talk to Wellness Center counselor, Melanie Gerber, Adriane… Keep Reading


Students wrap gifts for a cause

By Nicholas Gallo, Staff Writer The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is hosting Operation Christmas Child in The McGinley-Carney Center building in the great room. Nicole Antonacci, a junior psychology major, is the current president of FCA. Antonacci loves the group because it gives people a support system that she didn’t have her freshman year.… Keep Reading


Heathcare panel spurs discussion

By Ashlee Gray, Staff Writer The Bonaventure College Democrats and the Citizens Action Network of Southwestern New York teamed up to create an event that offered a perspective on an alternative health care system called single-payer healthcare. Students and community members were encouraged to attend the event. The event started at 7 p.m in the… Keep Reading


DeFazio addresses formal concerns

By Leah McCluskey, Staff Writer As the semester comes to a close, St. Bonaventure’s athletes and students are ready to celebrate their accomplishments. Traditionally, this signifies the commencement of formals, a time to gather together, dress up and throw a party. However, Rob Defazio, director for the center of activities, recreation and leadership, cautions students… Keep Reading


Bonnies retain possession of the Franciscan Cup

By Joe Ceraulo, Sports Staff The St. Bonaventure University men’s basketball team beat Siena tonight 75-55 for the second straight year to hold on to the Franciscan Cup, improving to 4-2 on the season. The win was the Bonnies’ fifth in eight years of the trophy’s existence. Junior forward LaDarien Griffin led the charge as… Keep Reading


TCU wins rebound battle, beats Bonnies

By Joe Ceraulo, Sports Staff   The St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team lost to Texas Christian University 89-79 tonight in the Emerald Coast Classic championship game, failing to carry over the momentum from last night’s upset of Maryland. Senior guard Matt Mobley struggled for the second consecutive night from the field, shooting just 3-11 (3-9… Keep Reading


Bonnies stun Terps in Emerald Coast Classic

By Joe Ceraulo, Sports Staff A Courtney Stockard layup with 3.4 seconds remaining propelled the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team to a 63-61 win over the University of Maryland in the semifinals of this year’s Emerald Coast Classic. Stockard stepped up in a huge way with 14 points on an off night from the team’s… Keep Reading


Bonnies blow away Maryland Eastern Shore

By Joe Ceraulo, Sports Staff The St. Bonaventure University men’s basketball team crushed the University of Maryland Eastern Shore 96-48 Monday, for its second win in three days. Before the game, Hawks Head Coach Bobby Collins noted the struggles he expected out of his young group, considering they were without most of their starters due… Keep Reading

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