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Saint’s Place serves refugees

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While preparing for a final in one of his courses, Michael Flanigan asked his professor what his theology was. “If you have the opportunity to help someone, do it,” his professor said. Flanigan took these words as his faith commitment and asked himself how he could make a difference. He now works for Saint’s Place,…

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Bonaventure group volunteers to help refugees

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By Lian Bunny Photo Editor A Cuban couple walks into Saint’s Place, an organization dedicated to helping refugees. The woman is blind, and her husband is severely impaired. The husband walks over to the closest wall and points. The volunteers try to figure out what he wants. He continues to point to a small American…

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CPRC hosts non-profit panel

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  According to Lana Benatovich and Isabel Miller, neither expected to devote their lives to non-profit volunteer work. Benatovich worked as an educator for several years before working for non-profits, while Miller climbed the corporate ladder in New York City. Both women, however, found professional success working for non-profits, and on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 11…

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Ebb out ebola

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By Julia Mericle News Assistant Editor BonaResponds began a campaign this week to raise awareness for the fight against Ebola. The group will also raise money for the organizations fighting the disease and dealing with its consequences. The campaign encourages volunteers to help rake leaves in the surrounding community. Community members who choose to have…

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BonaResponds prepares for food packing day

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By Lian Bunny Assistant News Editor BonaResponds, St. Bonaventure’s volunteer service organization, will be packing boxes of food on Saturday, March 22, with a goal of sending 100,000 meals to people in Haiti and the Philippines. To reach their meal goal, the group needs to raise $22,000.  Senior math major and BonaResponds member, Lilly Whelan,…

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Bona’s community takes pledge to volunteer

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By Kiara Catanzaro News Assignment Editor St. Bonaventure students, faculty, staff and alumni are pledging to volunteer in their communities. The University has a goal of 2,000 pledges and the community is coming together with a goal to bring Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats to campus. Moats will visit campus and talk about the importance…

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Pursuit of happiness

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By Alexandra Salerno Advisory Editor Mathematics 107 professor Harold Anglovich admits his subject can sometimes be mundane for students. “It’s boring material as far as I’m concerned,” said Anglovich, who has taught at St. Bonaventure for three years. “I break things up a little bit. I like to make students smile, make them laugh and…

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Bernstein graces Glamour

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By Kiara Catanzaro Staff Writer Imagine being recognized by one of the top-selling magazines in the nation for an idea you’re passionate about. It sounds like an impossible dream, but for junior social entrepreneurship and altruism major Simone Bernstein, it is a reality. Bernstein was recently recognized by Glamour magazine as one of its Top…

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Simone Bernstein lands on Forbes’ 30 under 30 list

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By Emmariah Holcomb Staff Writer   Simone Bernstein and her brother Jake were listed in Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 2013 list as social entrepreneurs, last week. “I am extremely humbled and honored to be on the list with other inspiring entrepreneurs,” said Bernstein. According to forbes.com, Forbes editors and reporters work with panels of…

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SBU SIFE completes tenth annual trip to Bahamas

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By Jillian Hammell Assistant Features Editor   Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) traveled to the tropics for its tenth annual Bahamas trip. At the start of the new year, SIFE members showcased their business and education knowledge to local Bahamians. The members were also involved in several community service projects. Forty-two students, two Board of…

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Students, faculty coach for Special Olympics

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By Kerri Linsenbigler Features Assignment Editor “If you believe in acceptance, empowerment, opportunity and fun, you are already a fan of Special Olympics.” According to the Special Olympics New York volunteer handbook, volunteering with Special Olympics creates a strong connection with athletes even after the games end. At St. Bonaventure, faculty and students are doing…

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‘Games’ is well played

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By Emily Sullivan Opinion Assignment Editor One of the most dangerous things a filmmaker can do is make a movie adaptation of a book. Fans of the worldwide phenomenon “The Hunger Games” gathered outside movie theaters March 22, anxiously awaiting what director Gary Ross had done with their beloved books. Thankfully, the odds were in…

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