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Men’s Basketball Recap

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure Bonnies men’s basketball team defeated Big 4 rival Canisius Wednesday night 70-55, snapping a four … Keep Reading



Dance team goes “Grease Lightnin’”

The SBU Dance Team has evolved from its hip-hop roots The SBU Dance Team will be performing Grease Lightnin’ at 7 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 27, the week students return from Thanksgiving break, in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. Seniors Colleen Corrado, a biology major, and Sarah Koning, an education major, coached… Keep Reading


Primrose Path: Not so glamorous

Reviewing a classic film from the golden age of Hollywood The golden age of Hollywood can be greatly associated with glitz and glamour, with light-hearted musicals and slapstick comedy. However, there are many movies that dealt with intense adult, and many times, sad, stories and themes. The crime dramas and tear-jerkers were as much a… Keep Reading


How to shop with style on Black Friday

Finally, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. When people think of Thanksgiving, they automatically think of Black Friday shopping, which is the kickoff to all of the holiday shopping happening for this season. No matter what time you go shopping, whether it’s right after Thanksgiving dinner or waking up at 2 a.m. to… Keep Reading


SBU students mentor youth from Olean

The Bona Buddies program is valuable to both the children and their mentors For 43 years, the Bona Buddies program has paired students from kindergarten to sixth grade in local schools with Bona students to connect the campus to the community of Olean and the future generation it is raising. Bona Buddies is a youth… Keep Reading


Club Corner: Spectrum

Students come together to promote LGBTQIA+ issues and lifestyle Spectrum, an on-campus club, promotes the acceptance and education of LGBTQIA+ community and its allies. The LGBTQIA+ issues and lifestyle have been in the public eye since the mid 2000s as part of a larger social justice movement. But the movement does not live solely in… Keep Reading

Extra Point

No need to panic, Bonnies fans

After being spoiled with a historic season that ended with a 26-8 record and a victory against a storied UCLA program in the First Four of the NCAA tournament, Bonnies fans have had to endure a tough, disappointing start to the 2018-19 season. Don’t hit that panic button yet, Bona fans. The season got off… Keep Reading


Jack Galatio living the dream

Junior walk-on doing his best to help program Jack Galatio, a junior walk-on guard for the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team, has made no shortage of special memories during his three years. Standing in the middle of some of the brightest lights college basketball has to offer is most definitely one of them. Although the… Keep Reading


Men’s diving adds four freshmen

With a typical class of divers being one or two, the St. Bonaventure men’s diving team has been small the past few years. This year, however, the team grew to five members with the addition of four freshmen. Matthew Bielobradek, Johnathan Ek, Nathan Howze and Ja’moni Wise join sophomore Michael Bruno to make up the… Keep Reading

SPORTS/Women's basketball

Paulson playing after last season’s injury layoff

Redshirt junior to return home with team for Thanksgiving tournament The St. Bonaventure women’s basketball season is upon us, and that means comeback season for redshirt junior guard Bree Paulson. Paulson made her debut for the Bonnies last November against Niagara University, but was limited to only eight games on the season due to injury.… Keep Reading


Cardi B crowned as new queen of rap

Bodak Yellow vocalist has overtaken Nicki Minaj as the best female rapper Don’t come at me Nicki Minaj fan club for the bold statement I’m about to make: Cardi B has dethroned Nicki Minaj from the rap game. It should go without saying that both artists are highly successful in an industry that is predominantly… Keep Reading


How effective are diversity courses?

Throughout much of higher education, diversity training has become widely prominent and in many cases, mandatory. A survey sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities found that 60 percent of schools have some type of diversity requirement for undergraduate students. The purpose of a diversity course is to establish an awareness and a… Keep Reading


Serra House needs a name change

Building bears name of friar responsible for thousands of Native deaths Tucked on the west side of Francis Hall, Serra House is a relatively unknown building on the St. Bonaventure University campus. Formerly the home for the Damietta Center, the Residential Discernment program is run out of Serra House, where undergraduate men considering joining a… Keep Reading


THANKSgiving event celebrates diversity

Damietta Center embraces cultural differences In preparation for the upcoming Thanksgiving break, St. Bonaventure’s Damietta Center for Multicultural Student Affairs hosted a THANKSgiving Event to celebrate the upcoming holiday. Parker Suddeth, director of the Damietta Center, was inspired to plan the event after hearing the Board of Trustees hosted a Thanksgiving event which invited different… Keep Reading



Since mid-October, markets have fallen lower as large technology stocks continued to sell off. Looking ahead, we are confident with U.S. GDP growth, low unemployment and inflation, despite the Federal Reserve’s expectations of continued interest rate hikes. Oil has declined from its 30 percent peak this year into negative territory. Rising rates, weak emerging market… Keep Reading


Bona’s keeps pace with online learning trends

Dr. Paul Barretta, chair of the department of marketing at St. Bonaventure University, educated faculty and staff on how to start teaching an online class at a workshop designed for online instructors. As Bonaventure keeps up with online learning trends, it’s important to ensure that professors and lecturers are well-trained to handle teaching online courses.… Keep Reading


#GivingTuesdayatBonas provides support for Warming House

For more than 40 years, St. Bonaventure University’s Warming House has provided fellowship, community and a hot meal for those in need in the Olean area. Founded by Fr. Dan Riley, O.F.M., and a caring group of students in January 1974, the Warming House is believed to be the oldest student-run soup kitchen in the… Keep Reading


Spectrum holds vigil memorializing hate crime victims

Spectrum, St. Bonaventure’s LGBTQIA+ alliance club held a candlelight vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance. Members of the campus community gathered to remember the transgender and gender-variant, as well as those perceived to be transgender, who lost their lives in the past year due to hate. The event was held in Doyle Chapel Thursday evening.… Keep Reading


ROTC holds various Veteran’s Day events

The St. Bonaventure Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program celebrated Veteran’s Day with a week of events leading up to the holiday. First, on Monday, Nov. 5, ROTC cadets traveled to a veteran’s home in Bath, New York, one of the oldest in the nation. On Tuesday, the program sent a color guard to Allegany-Limestone… Keep Reading


Unsung Hero: Moki Pyame from post office

There’s a wide variety of friendly folks at St. Bonaventure, from deans that oversee our education, to security guards that keep us out of harm’s way, to janitors that keep our campus clean. Sometimes, in the hustle and bustle of college life, it’s easy to forget the people we encounter each day. One of those… Keep Reading


“Vide Noir”does not disappoint

Lord Huron’s new album demonstrates West-Coast indie rock Lord Huron, a Los Angeles based indie band, entered the music scene in 2013 with its debut album “Lonesome Dreams,” and continued its musical journey with the 2015 album “Strange Trails.” Following up these two albums is the group’s junior album, “Vide Noir.” The new album comes… Keep Reading

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