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OPINION

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

OPINION

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

OPINION

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

OPINION

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

NEWS

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

NEWS

Giving Tuesday comes to Bona’s

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that began in 2012 at a cultural center in New York City that wanted to create a way for people all over the world to bring change to their communities using social media. Following the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the… Keep Reading

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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

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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

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

NEWS

Bona’s blacked out

A power outage cancelled the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team’s second game of season Wednesday night. Around 6:30, as both teams warmed up, a fuse holder in the university’s old boiler plant failed, said Dennis DePerro, Ph.D., university president, in a release. Multiple lights went off in the Reilly Center, and an odd noise came… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Please Get Well Soon, Jaylen

This was supposed to be our year. We have one of the top players in the nation and arguably the best backcourt in the country; around them, a great all-around player in Idris Taqqee, strong forwards and athletic youth down low. Tourney, here we come. On the back of Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley, the… Keep Reading

SPORTS

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

SPORTS

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

SPORTS

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

SPORTS

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

SPORTS

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

SPORTS

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

OPINION

Increasing women’s media representation

This week, more than a thousand women in advertising met in New York City for the sixth annual 3% Conference. Perhaps a meeting of illustrious women seems innocuous enough — many professions have specific conferences for feminine empowerment. The 3% Movement (and the conference it spearheads) refers to a startling statistic: a 2008 study by… Keep Reading

OPINION

The true meaning behind ‘Objective look’

  Last week, opinion writer Adam Wojcik took the time to comment on the title of and content within my weekly column this semester. The one thing he failed to consider is the inspiration behind and intent of my pieces. Even more unfortunately, that’s all one might find worth considering. While I got the sense… Keep Reading

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