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May 27, 2015


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Jeremy Amstutz, grandson of Mary Amstutz, this year's May Day king

Bluffton University’s annual May Day ceremony is moving to a new time this year—1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2—but its traditional elements remain the same, including the crowning of a king and queen and the Maypole dance by first-year students.

Filling those roles this year are seniors Jeremy Amstutz of Cassopolis, Mich., and Julia Thomas of Springfield, Ohio—the May Day king and queen—and 16 first-year students who will perform the Maypole dance.

Bluffton alumnae give back with May 2 reunion recital

Kathryn (Lehman) Harsha and Kirsten Halker-Kratz are giving back to the Bluffton University music department that helped mold them 20 years ago.

Harsha and Halker-Kratz, who graduated from Bluffton in 1995 and ’96, respectively, are returning to campus Saturday, May 2, for a piano and organ recital that will also serve as a fundraiser for the music department. The May Day event will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Yoder Recital Hall.

Drew Luginbuhl named distinguished scholar in information technology and mathematics

Bluffton University recognized many of its top students for their academic achievements at the annual Academic Awards and Honors Forum on April 21.

Honored as distinguished scholars in their respective academic areas were 36 seniors. Drew Luginbuhl of Bluffton was named distinguished scholar in two programs—information technology and mathematics.

Beavers rout Manchester for HCAC tourney berth

April 22, 2015
By: Ryan Ebbeskotte, sports information assistant

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Bluffton University musical offers "magical mashup"

You may have seen some of the musicals referenced in this year’s May Day musical at Bluffton University, whether on stage, film or both.

You may have even seen some of them produced at Bluffton in the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s, during what is now a century-old tradition of May Day theatricals on campus.

Castro slams Earlham as Beavers take over first place in HCAC

April 21, 2015
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


University class focus on "looking at history through food"

A new course at Bluffton University this semester has had students spending part of their time learning about various cultures, and the other part cooking their cuisines.

The World History of Food and Culture course has explored both ancient and modern civilizations to learn why humans eat what they do, concluding that what’s on our plates really tells us who we are.

Everett earns third straight HCAC POTW award

April 20, 2015

BLUFFTON, Ohio - For the third straight week and fourth time in the last five weeks, sophomore standout Trey Everett (Sidney/Fairlawn) was named the Heartland Conference Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week. It marks the sixth time that Everett has taken home this honor in 2015, including four outdoor field athlete of the week awards in the last five weeks and two during the indoor season!