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Bona Giving Day returns to campus

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By Amelia Kibbe Advisory Editor Once again St. Bonaventure University asks its alumni, friends and family to participate in its annual Bona Giving Day, a 24-hour fundraising event for the school’s The Bonaventure Fund. But this year, school administrators also welcome students to take part in the activities, participating in a scavenger hunt and winning…

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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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Bonnies accept gift challenge from donor

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By Mikael DeSanto Sports Assignment Editor The St. Bonaventure University Women’s Swimming and Diving Team has taken up a challenge to raise $10,000 for the program. If the team can reach that total, an anonymous donor will match it, giving the team another $10,000. The idea for the challenge itself was hatched by our donor,…

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Students don ugly sweaters to fundraise

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By Brandon Chin Staff Writer   The America Marketing Association (AMA) unleashed its second Ugly Sweater Christmas party on Friday, Dec. 4, keeping fun at an all-time high and conventional fashion at a low. “We saw an even better turn out this year,” said Laura Meyers, a graduate assistant and co-president of AMA. “We raised…

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Polar Spray success

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By Lauren Zazzara Features Editor St. Bonaventure received a taste of the Arctic on Friday with the Polar Spray, an event designed to raise money for Special Olympics New York. At the Polar Spray, Allegany Volunteer Fire Company sprayed registered participants with a fire hose at the outdoor basketball courts between the Reilly Center and…

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Special Olympics brings freeze to Bona’s

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By Lauren Zazzara Features Editor It’s not winter yet, but the St. Bonaventure campus will be freezing on Sept. 25. The women’s swimming and diving team will host a Polar Spray to raise money for Special Olympics New York athletes. The Allegany Volunteer Fire Company will be on campus to spray registered participants with a…

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ENACTUS takes action against cancer

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After months of planning and collaboration, ENACTUS members are ready to host fun events while giving back to the community. The club’s upcoming Give Back Bash is this weekend. While past and present ENACTUS members have said they enjoyed the national service work they take part in, they also said that they are looking forward…

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Senior gift supports Skeller updates

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By Jillian Hammell Contributing Writer As you make your way through the Hickey during crowded lunch hours or casually find a table at dinner, you may notice a new addition. During the summer, the Hickey underwent construction to open up a staircase leading from the dining hall into the Rathskeller. Not only does the underground…

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