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Women’s soccer fights for scoreless draw

By Jeff Uveino Contributing Writer On Thursday night, the St. Bonaventure women’s soccer team worked to a scoreless draw on the road with the Fordham Rams.   The teams played through overtime but neither was able to find a goal. The highlight for the Bonnies was the performance of goalkeeper Lauren Malcolm.   The sophomore… Keep Reading


Golf wins inaugural Murray Cup

By A.J. Mitchell Contributing Writer On Thursday, the St. Bonaventure University men’s golf team traveled to Loudonville, New York to defeat the Siena College Saints in the first ever Murray Cup match by a score of 11 to 5. The match was played in a hybrid match play/stroke play format through 18 holes. One point… 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 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 a stance… Keep Reading


Burst the ‘Bona Bubble’

By: Haylei John 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. Not all… Keep Reading


SBU-TV Sports truck on last leg

By Leah McCluskey Contributing Writer Rumors have begun to swirl that the St. Bonaventure production truck, used to film and live stream sports games, is on its last legs. Paul Wieland, who originally purchased the truck 40 years ago, validated these claims. “The truck is on its last legs despite all the engineering magic that… Keep Reading


Pisano speaks about new school

By Ashlee Gray Contributing Writer Last fall semester, St. Bonaventure University approved the addition of a new academic school: The School of Health Professions. The program has grown exponentially, but there is little information available to current students. Douglas Pisano, Ph.D, dean of the School of Health Professions, discussed the future of Bonaventure students interested… Keep Reading


New faces join Board of Trustees

By Hannah Legacy Contributing Writer Four new members have been added to St. Bonaventure University’s Board of Trustees, to serve three-year terms, which started Sept. 16. Michael Anderson, Esq., ‘77, has a background in business, specifically in accounting. Previously, he served as the vice president and treasurer of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. and as a… Keep Reading


Morales takes on new position

By Nicholas Gallo Contributing Writer Francisco Morales has taken over as the director of Veteran Services. On Sept. 25, Morales replaced Michael Leonard and started deliberations on new ideas for the program. “Once I saw Frank’s qualities, I knew that he would fit comfortably in the position,” said Bernie Valento, vice president of enrollment. “He… Keep Reading


Bonnies defend title at Binghamton Intercollegiate

By A.J. Mitchell Contributing Writer The St. Bonaventure men’s golf team picked up a victory at the Matthews Auto Collegiate Invitational, which was played on The Links at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin, NY. For the second year, the team won the tournament through a tiebreaker. This year, the Bonnies and the Hawks of Lehigh University… Keep Reading


Mile-high soccer hits Western NY

By A.J. Mitchell Contributing Writer For Gretta LaCouture, college wasn’t a scary concept just because of dining hall food. Coming to Bonaventure meant leaving behind all her family and friends almost 1,600 miles away in Denver, Colorado to play for the women’s soccer team. Once LaCouture made it to Bona’s, she quickly settled in. She… Keep Reading


Men’s soccer aims for playoffs

By Jeff Uveino Contributing Writer It’s crunch time in A10 men’s soccer. With conference play starting next week, St. Bonaventure will gear up for a tough stretch of competition. The Bonnies currently sit at 3-4-2, but have struggled lately, dropping two of their last three games. A 3-1 loss to Hartwick University, followed by a… Keep Reading


Win sets women’s rugby’s sights high

By Emily Coughlin Staff Writer This weekend, the St. Bonaventure University women’s rugby team had a big win with a score of 97-5 against Canisius College. Canisius is a very new team. Last year when the Bonnies played them they only had five players. So when Canisius showed up this year with a full team,… Keep Reading


Men’s rugby looking to improve

By Derek Borycki Contributing Writer After an 0-2 start, the St. Bonaventure University men’s rugby team is looking to rebound this weekend against unranked Wheeling Jesuit University. Junior fly-half Christian Artuso touched on how the Bonnies can bounce back from its 0-2 start. “The best thing for our players and fans to keep in mind… Keep Reading


Author of “Nobody” comes to SBU

By Leah McCluskey Contributing Writer   On Sept. 26, St. Bonaventure University welcomed journalist and scholar Marc Lamont Hill, Ph.D., to give the 2017 All Bonaventure Reads keynote address. Hill’s New York Times bestselling novel, “Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, From Ferguson to Flint,” was selected as the first official college assignment… Keep Reading


Campus to host Run 4 Life 5K

By Keely Fresh Contributing Writer   The Center for Student Wellness and the Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition are collaborating to hold the inaugural Run 4 Life 5K, a run or walk for suicide awareness and prevention. Organized as an attempt to raise money for local suicide prevention efforts, the Director of Student Wellness Chris… Keep Reading


Interfaith Prayer Service kicks off Francis Week

By Emily Losito Associate Editor   The McGinley-Carney Center for Franciscan Ministries has a distinguishing feature – the Interfaith Prayer Tower. University Ministries and The Center for Arab and Islamic Studies hosted an Interfaith Prayer Service to mark the beginning of Francis Week in the great room. Fr. Michael Calabria, OFM, welcomed all religious people… Keep Reading


Women’s soccer gets shut out in Saint Louis

By A.J. Mitchell Contributing Writer   The St. Bonaventure women’s soccer team opened up Atlantic 10 Conference play last night as they fell to the Saint Louis Billikens 5-0. Billikens sophomore forward Emma Farley scored the opening goal for Saint Louis in the seventh minute. After that goal, Saint Louis did not look back. Five… Keep Reading


Student services soon to be centered in Hopkins

By Faith Topolski Contributing Writer   Until recently, the student service offices of the Registrar, Student Account Services and Financial Aid have been separated, one being in Doyle Hall and the other in Hopkins Hall. There is now a plan in place to co-locate the offices to one central location. All the offices will be… Keep Reading


The Polar Spray returns to Bona’s

By Hannah Legacy Contributing Writer   To kick off Family Weekend, the St. Bonaventure women’s swimming and diving team will host its third annual Polar Spray to support the Special Olympics of New York (SONY). Participants who attend will be sprayed by the Allegany Volunteer Fire Company. The Polar Spray originated from another event, the… Keep Reading

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