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Bonnies defeat EMU with dominant second half

By Jeremy Castro, Sports Staff The St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles by the final score of 70-51 yesterday. Mckenna Maycock led the Bonnies with 15 points, her second straight game leading the team in scoring. “I think everyone had in their mind that we were going to attack them,” Maycock… Keep Reading


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Migliore breaking career bests

By Jeremy Castro, Staff Writer Sophomore guard Danielle Migliore has taken a big step forward this year for the St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team. From averaging 8.1 minutes and 1.7 points per game last season, Migliore is averaging 31.5 minutes this season, and dropped a career high 21 points and five three-pointers in the team’s opening win against Niagara University. A large amount… Keep Reading


Men’s basketball starts off rough

By Jeff Uveino, Staff Writer After all of the preseason national media attention that was centered on St. Bonaventure men’s basketball, the team suffered a loss in its first game of the season. A raucous Friday night crowd at the Reilly Center couldn’t help the Bonnies overcome the Niagara Purple Eagles, who came away with… Keep Reading


NFL Picks: Week 11

By A.J. Mitchell TENNESSEE TITANS @ PITTSBURGH STEELERS: Even though Pittsburgh barely squeaked out a win against the Indianapolis Colts, look for Le’Veon Bell and the Steelers to bounce back with a win versus the Titans. DETROIT LIONS @ CHICAGO BEARS: In this key NFC North matchup, the key for the Lions will be WR… Keep Reading


Bruno carries men’s diving as lone athlete

By Matt Petit, Contributing Writer St. Bonaventure men’s swimming and diving team has an indubitable history for recruiting top athletes, both in the Unites States and abroad. Michael Bruno, a freshman undeclared business major from Scranton, Pennsylvania, is among these top athletes. Bruno has made sizeable improvements throughout the 2017-18 season. The climax of his… Keep Reading


Relays propel women’s swim success

By Emily Coughlin, Staff Writer The St. Bonaventure University women’s swim team has been excelling in relays this season. The Bonnies have the top relay teams in the Atlantic 10, holding the leading spots in three out of the five relay events. Head coach Brian Thomas said that there is a lot that goes into… Keep Reading


Bonnies stunned in season opener

By Joe Ceraulo, Sports Staff The Niagara Purple Eagles pulled off the upset last night, defeating the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team 77-75. The loss was coach Mark Schmidt’s first in a home opener in his 11 years at SBU. Niagara jumped out to a 34-25 lead at the half, proving to be too much… Keep Reading


Taqqee set for final season

By Jeff Uveino, Sports Staff It is no secret that St. Bonaventure has one of the most highly-acclaimed lineup of guards in college basketball, but there is one less-known player who will play a big part in keeping the Bonnies’ wheels turning—Idris Taqqee. Entering his senior season, Taqqee will serve as one of the team… Keep Reading


Stop partying, start studying

By Brandon Sapienza Over the last couple of decades, there has been an increasing trend amongst college students: partying, drinking alcohol and taking other deadly substances. The new social norm in places of higher education will undoubtedly be the demise of the future of the United States and the world. It is no secret that… Keep Reading


NFL Picks: Week 10

By A.J. Mitchell Seattle Seahawks @ Arizona Cardinals Russell Wilson should be able to continue leading the team on the ground while Adrian Peterson looks to pace Arizona. At the end of the day, I’d be surprised to see the Cardinals win without Carson Palmer at QB despite the Seahawks recent struggles. SELECTION: Seahawks New… Keep Reading

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