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Freshman paces women’s swim

By Emily Coughlin, Staff Writer Starting swimming at a young age, freshman Lina Kutsko has worked hard to become one of the St. Bonaventure University women’s swim team’s top swimmers. This season, Kutsko has earned the title of Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week for three weeks in a row, Atlantic 10 Swimmer of the… Keep Reading


Men’s basketball set to shine

By Joe Ceraulo, Contributing Writer The 2017-18 Bonnies basketball season is fast approaching, and expectations surrounding this year’s team are certainly higher than in recent years. Despite losing key players Denzel Gregg and David Andoh, the Bonnies return most of last year’s core. They also added some talented youth in 6-foot-4 freshman guard Izaiah Brockington… Keep Reading


Men’s soccer comes to a close in A10 playoffs

By Derek Borycki, Staff Writer The St. Bonaventure University men’s soccer team’s season has come to an end after falling to 22nd-ranked Virginia Commonwealth University by a score of 4-1 in the opening round. The season was successful, as the Bonnies have now doubled their win count from the previous season for the third straight… Keep Reading


Men’s swim to host home meet

By Matt Petit, Contributing Writer The St. Bonaventure men’s swim team will compete in its first home meet of the season against Canisius College tomorrow, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. Diving will begin at 10 a.m. Prior to this upcoming meet, the Bonnies had some strong freshmen performances on the team. Ethan Carr, a freshman… Keep Reading


Students concerned over course offerings

By Ashlee Gray, Contributing Writer Rachel Griffin, a senior English major, must take senior forum or Clare 401, in order to graduate. However, when it came to her registration time, there were no more sections open. “I can’t take forum because all the sections are already full,” Griffin said. Some of the issues experienced by… Keep Reading


SVA celebrates Veterans Day

By Nicholas Gallo, Staff Writer Veterans and ROTC students visited Franklinville Elementary School to host a Veterans Day seminar for students this past Tuesday. The event held in the school’s gymnasium on Tuesday included veterans speaking to Franklinville Elementary about their military service and current civilian life. The Student Veteran Services Association came up with… Keep Reading


Clubhouse Restaurant closes for the season

By Anahiz Rivera, Contributing Writer The Clubhouse Restaurant, located on the St. Bonaventure Golf Course, closed for the season on Nov. 1 2017. While the restaurant is only temporarily being shut down, many people have felt confused as to why this is happening. Working in a restaurant can be very difficult, since owners need to have… Keep Reading


Athlete’s injury sparks safety concerns

By Leah McCluskey, Staff Writer Abigail Johnson, a freshman on the women’s basketball team, fainted during the team’s exhibition game on Nov. 4. It took local emergency services around 10 minutes to arrive on the scene and evaluate her condition. Steve Mest, the associate athletics director for external relations, said emergency medical services and other… Keep Reading


Cross country looks to offseason

By A.J. Mitchell, Contributing Writer With cross country coming to an end, the St. Bonaventure men’s and women’s cross country teams will soon be turning their attention toward the spring track season. Donavan Lowe, a sophomore on the men’s cross country team, expressed how difficult it can be when transitioning into track season. Despite the… Keep Reading


Joyce Field to undergo off-field renovations

By Emily Coughlin, Staff Writer St. Bonaventure started a major project consisting of many upgrades to Joyce Field. The renovations to the field should be completely finished for this upcoming softball season, according to Tim Kenney, director of athletics. The overall renovation of Joyce Field began two years ago when the Joyce family and St.… Keep Reading


Rugby ready for season finale

By Derek Borycki, Staff Writer Last week, the St. Bonaventure University men’s rugby team played Notre Dame College at the Marra Athletic Complex. This game was different as it was kicked off with a ceremony for senior day, honoring the team’s seniors. This year’s seniors included prop Greg Delaney, fullback Tyler Flynn, lock Bob Kelly,… Keep Reading


CPRC hosts annual Etiquette Dinner

By Nicholas Gallo, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Nov. 8, the Career and Professional Readiness Center will host the etiquette dinner in the Doyle Dining Hall. Once a year, the CPRC provides an interactive approach to teaching the finer points of dining etiquette and other interviewing tips over dinner and social situations. The director of the… Keep Reading


Business school visits Mt. Irenaeus to reflect

By Mya Cappellino, Contributing Writer In the Anne and William L. Swan Business Center, you’ll find the six Franciscan values listed on the wall leading up the stairs to the second floor: peace, love, respect, contemplation, service and joy. The Fourth Annual Business Retreat looks to take the Franciscan values “off the wall.” Members of… Keep Reading


SBU celebrates Reformation Anniversary

By Anahiz Rivera, Contributing Writer October 31, 2017 marked the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, which is when Lutherans celebrate breaking away from the Roman Catholic Church in the 16th century. The day prior, a social gathering was held by Fr. David Couturier, dean of the School of Franciscan Studies, and Anne Foerst, Ph.D., head… Keep Reading


DePerro inaugurated as 21st president

By Leah McCluskey, Staff Writer Today, Dr. Dennis DePerro will be inaugurated as St. Bonaventure University’s 21st president. Joseph Zimmer, Ph.D., university provost, has been contributing to the planning process of the ceremony since DePerro unofficially took office last June. “The ceremony will have a number of brief speeches that will offer greetings from various… Keep Reading


Bonnies are better than this

By the President’s Standing Committee on Equity and Inclusion In 1992, St. Bonaventure University stopped officially using the Brown Indian as a mascot and the associated Native headdress as a logo. However, the headdress has never gone away. It feels like the further distance we’ve gotten from our break with this symbol, the more current… Keep Reading


Is ‘Objective Look’ really objective?

By Adam Wojcik For nearly as long as The BV has been publishing newspapers this semester, Liam McGurl, co-managing editor of the paper, has written several “Objective Look” pieces. Giving any article—or, in this case, series of articles—the title of “Objective Look” leaves one with the expectation that what he or she is about to… Keep Reading


New York state of mind

By Brandon Sapienza Like many who watched or read the news, I was devastated by the attack that took place in New York City. For me, however, there was an added layer of sadness. Being a native of Brooklyn, I am very well aware of the anguish people felt following the attacks on Sept. 11,… Keep Reading


Friends should disagree

By Luke Nolan Like countless others, I often find myself arguing with other people. This is nothing new. It is as old as humanity itself. Disagreement sparks debate which, if done honestly, can bring out the truth. However, it is documented quite frequently that our society has, regrettably, come to a point in which disagreeing… Keep Reading


Walsh recovering from injury

By Emily Coughlin Staff Writer Sophomore Christine Walsh is a top cross-country runner for St. Bonaventure University. She battled foot injuries her whole freshman year, and has recently been trying new training techniques to overcome her fracture. Her freshman year, she began to have foot problems from too much running, but pushed through the pain… Keep Reading

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