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Students run for social action

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By Brianna McKnight Staff Writer Buffalo’s National Federation for Just Communities (NFJC) held the Dash for Diversity event in Delaware Park on Oct. 1 to fight against bias and bigotry. Lana D. Benatovich, a member of St. Bonaventure’s Board of Trustee’s, is the president of the NFJC. The NFJC realized the need for people in…

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Maritime performing arts series begins

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This semester, the performing arts series has expanded from jazz to incorporate many different forms of music and art, like classic rock, blues, classical, ballet and theater to expose students to more than one type of art. For the last two years, the performing arts faculty has done a series with jazz put together by…

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Exploring Poverty: The Warming House

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By Vanessa Hulse Staff Writer Sarah Rose Costello, a sophomore education major, is another coordinator at the Warming House this semester; something that she has been doing for two semesters now. She mentions that working at the Warming House has not only helped develop her as a person, but has changed the way she views…

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Polar Plunge team gets ready to take a dip

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St. Bonaventure’s Polar Plunge team will travel to Woodlawn Beach State Park in Buffalo this Saturday to plunge into Lake Erie to raise money for Special Olympics New York. “Special Olympics is a non-profit organization that is the largest provider of health care in the world for those with intellectual disabilities,” said Paula Scraba, O.S.F.,…

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Bonnies Polar Plunge team to assemble: Fundraising for Special Olympics takes a deep dive into fun

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By Cameron Pettrone Contributing Writer St. Bonaventure is taking a plunge in support of the Special Olympics. “The Polar Plunge is an annual event through the Special Olympics of New York and they are challenging colleges in the Buffalo area,” said Dr. Paula Scraba, O.S.F. “The whole thing is advocacy through sport.” The Polar Plunge…

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Buffalo Brief

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By BV Sports Staff Western New Yorkers love Buffalo sports. While other areas of the country may ignore this great city, many locals are infatuated with its regional teams. So here it is: The BV’s take on all things Buffalo sports. Bills The Buffalo Bills 2016-17 season is already off to a roaring start. Pro-bowl…

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Bonaventure alum publishes second book

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By Lauren Zazzara Features Editor Journalism and mass communication alum Michael Farrell, ‘00, released his second novel titled When the Lights Go Out on Tuesday. According to Farrell, the novel revolves around a fictional Buffalo musician named Johnny Nolan. “He’s an amalgamation of aspects of everyone from Jeff Tweedy to Glen Hansard to Neil Young…

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Buffalo Brief

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By BV Sports Staff Western New Yorkers love Buffalo sports. While other areas of the country may ignore this great city, many locals are infatuated with its regional teams. So here it is: The BV’s take on all things Buffalo sports. Bills Are there any people out there that still believe in EJ Manuel? Anyone,…

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Western New Yorkers love Buffalo sports. While other areas of the country may ignore this great city, many locals are infatuated with its regional teams. So here it is: The BV’s take on all things Buffalo sports. Bisons  The Bisons have been rolling as they lead the International League’s North division. With stars like Matt…

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Buffalo Brief

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Western New Yorkers love Buffalo sports. While other areas of the country may ignore this great city, many locals are infatuated with its regional teams. So here it is: The BV’s take on all things Buffalo sports. UB Basketball  After winning the MAC tournament last weekend, the Bulls earned their first-ever berth in the NCAA…

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Editor’s blog: A week in the life of a news editor

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By Lian Bunny News Editor  Finding newsworthy stories within the “Bona Bubble” is a job in itself.  As News Editor, I try to focus on assigning stories that students really would benefit from reading.  Each news story must directly relate to St. Bonaventure in some way, whether it is through an alumnus or a teacher…

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Buffalo Brief

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Western New Yorkers love Buffalo sports. While other areas of the country may ignore this great city, many locals are infatuated with its regional teams. So here it is: The BV’s take on all things Buffalo sports.  Sabres  While the franchise will never put it this simply, the Sabres have continued the tanking process this week.…

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Western New Yorkers love Buffalo sports. While other areas of the country may ignore this great city, many locals are infatuated with its regional teams. So here it is: The BV’s take on all things Buffalo sports. Sabres  Pigs have flown. In the past four games, the Sabres have won two—count them, two—games. The first…

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Western New Yorker’s love Buffalo sports. While other areas of the country may ignore this great city, many locals are infatuated with its regional teams. So here it is: The BV’s take on all things Buffalo sports Sabres In a rare case of events, the Sabres won a game Tuesday, beating the Montreal Canadiens 3-2.…

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Bona Responds to Buffalo

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By Riley Eike Staff Writer Students and faculty members of Bona Responds traveled to Buffalo, NY recently to assist homeowners and companies with the aftermath of the snowstorm. Nov. 21, 22 and 23, through travel bans and snow, Bona Responds visited towns such as Cowlesville and West Seneca to help dig out driveways, fire hydrants,…

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Booters need to win out to make playoffs

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By Pat Tintle Assistant Sports Editor Eleven games into the season, the men’s  soccer team still only has one win. The Bonnies offensive production has been absent from the scoreboard for the past three games, having been outscored 11-0, the most recent shutout coming against Buffalo on Oct. 21 by a score of 4-0. “We’re…

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Ruggers prepare for Bulls after big loss

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By Emily Mulcahey Staff Writer The St. Bonaventure men’s rugby club has, thus far, faced one of their most trying seasons in years. This season, the team has moved into the highest division in the country, and so far, they are feeling the results. As opposed to beating teams by large margins, the team has…

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Bad blog bashes Bonnies

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By Hannah Gordon News Assignment Editor If you want someone to take your opinion seriously, the first thing you have to do is disregard all spelling and grammar rules. Next, forget what anyone told you about fact checking. No one cares if what you say is true or can be supported with real information. Oh,…

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Back to Buff

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By Daniel Leopold Staff Writer   College quickly becomes a time in every young adult’s life when school, free time and work become a stressful balancing act. The excitement and adventurous feeling experienced during the first couple of weeks of the semester soon wears down as the prospects of essays and finals draw near. Sometimes…

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Let’s go to the mall!

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By Majella Shields Staff Writer    Hi everyone, and welcome to this week’s Fashion Focus. I hope you all had a great midterm break. I had the best time ever. I am already counting down the weeks until Thanksgiving. Over break, I stayed in Buffalo, and the highlight of my trip was going to the…

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