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Beavers down Kalamazoo 81-69 in home opener

By: Josh Burkholder, sports information assistant

BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men’s basketball team rode a 46-25 first half to a season-opening victory over Kalamazoo College on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. The Beavers were able to hold on in the second half for the 81-69 victory, thanks in large part to 11 triples.

Bluffton women drop opener 72-57 to Spalding

By: Adriane Bruner, sports information assistant


ST LOUIS, Mo. - The Bluffton University women’s basketball team traveled to Missouri for their season opener in the Webster Tip-off Classic, facing the Spalding University Golden Eagles. The Beavers fell behind by 14 at the break and were unable to get any closer than six points in the second half in dropping the season opener, 72-57.

Volleyball falls at #7 Washington in NCAA Regionals

By: Brittany Roth, sports information assistant

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New website broadens access to Bluffton University archives

Many archival photos and documents at Bluffton University are seeing the light of day online via a searchable new website.

Several hundred photos have already been digitized and uploaded to Bluffton University Memory, as have issues of The Witmarsum—the former student newspaper—and examples of World War II-era correspondence. The letters were written by then-current and former Bluffton students serving in various capacities during the war, and by Bluffton administrators.

Carlson and Johnson-Evers named All-HCAC

BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Heartland Conference has announced its All-HCAC awards for the 2014 campaign. Three Beavers were recognized by the conference coaches for their work on the pitch this season. Junior Ryan Johnson-Evers (Muskego, Wis./Muskego) and senior Peter Carlson (Toledo/Springfield) took home Second Team honors, while senior Jordan Andrews (Clinton Township, Mich./Chippewa Valley) was selected Honorable Mention All-HCAC.

Soloists named for Dec. 7 Handel's "Messiah" performance

Bluffton University’s music department has announced the soloists for its 119th performance of Handel’s “Messiah,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in Founders Hall. Soloists are Dr. Helen Allen, soprano; Stephanie Schoenhofer, mezzo-soprano; Justin Berkowitz, tenor; and Lance Ashmore, baritone.


Hauerwas emphasizes importance of caring for the poor

Dr. Stanley Hauerwas suggests that the apostles’ request for Paul to remember the poor should be at the heart of Christian living.

“Care for the poor was thought by Paul to be a necessary hallmark of the corporate life of Jesus’ followers,” said Hauerwas, theological ethics chair at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, in a Nov. 10 address at Bluffton University.

Hauerwas, a professor emeritus at Duke University Divinity School and named as “America’s Best Theologian” by Time magazine in 2001, delivered the annual Keeney Peace Lecture at Bluffton.

Webb and Huff named All-HCAC

BLUFFTON, Ohio - A pair of Bluffton University women in their first year of collegiate soccer have been named Honorable Mention All-Heartland Conference for their work on the pitch in 2014. Sophomore Terrill Webb (Kenton) and freshman Brittany Huff (Union/Northmont) were both rewarded when the HCAC announced its top players this season.