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Catholic Church coverup exposed on Netflix

Sister Cathy Cesnik was a beloved teacher at a Catholic school in Baltimore, Maryland. On Nov. 7, 1969, Sister Cathy went missing. It wasn’t until almost 25 years later that stories of a potential cover-up of her death started to emerge. The seven episode Netflix documentary series, “The Keepers” follows two of Sister Cathy’s students.… Keep Reading

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CAB offers trip to NYC

Due to student interest, the Campus Activities Board chose to offer two bus trips to New York City this semester, giving those who didn’t attend the first another opportunity to explore the city. The first New York City trip this semester, which took place on Sept. 30, sold out within four days. For this reason,… Keep Reading

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Hype up the holidays with beloved jams

By Jenna Cosentino, Staff Writer The holidays are in full swing and with the stress of finals coming up, Christmas is going to be here before you know it. It may not feel like the holidays are here, but blasting classic Christmas songs will surely get you in the spirit. Take the time out of… Keep Reading

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One final XP

I didn’t think that this XP would sneak up on me so fast. I remember watching Mike DeSanto, last semester’s sports editor, write his last XP and become extremely emotional over it. I’m no different. Transferring in as a junior was pretty tough, especially moving eight hours away from home. I didn’t know what clubs… Keep Reading

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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

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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

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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

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Coach Mearns ready for new role

This past March, St. Bonaventure University announced that men’s lacrosse would be added as its 17th Division I athletic program. Previously, Bona’s had a lacrosse team from 1989-93 before moving the team down to a club level. On June 20, athletics director Tim Kenney announced Randy Mearns as the head coach. Mearns had been the… Keep Reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Bonnies protest proposed act

Demonstrators gathered outside Rep. Tom Reed’s Olean office to protest the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The gathering was coordinated in Corning, New York. According to information passed out by demonstrators, the proposed action will harm taxpayers in the long run. Sources claimed that people earning less than $30,000 per year would see a… Keep Reading

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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

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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

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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

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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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