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Gillig scores 26, has 12 rebounds in loss to Manchester

The Bluffton University women's basketball team traveled to Manchester University on Jan. 22, 2020, for a matchup with the Spartans. The Beavers dropped a 69-65 decision as they fell to 9-7 (3-5 HCAC).

Beavers fall in low scoring contest

The Bluffton University men's basketball team played host to the Manchester University Spartans in a Heartland Conference clash on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The Beavers led for most of the contest until late in the second half when the visitors would take a lead and hold on for a 52-48 victory. Bluffton fell to 8-8 overall and 4-5 in the Heartland Conference, while Manchester improved to 6-10 overall and 4-5 in the HCAC.

Jonathan Schriner award winner in Witmarsum competition

Bluffton University’s student driven-media organization “The Witmarsum” hosted a journalism competition for high school students this winter.

Individual categories included feature story, hard news story, sports story, opinion and news feature photography.

First, second and third places in each individual category were awarded $75, $50 and $25, respectively.

Jonathan Schriner of Bluffton, was awarded first place in the hard news category. Schriner will be honored at the competition award ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 29. 

 

University students share stories from cross-cultural experiences

Bluffton University students who participated in long-term cross-cultural experiences in the fall will speak during Forum at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in Yoder Recital Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Students who traveled to Washington, D.C., Nashville, Guatemala and France are planned to recount their experiences.

Most Bluffton undergraduate students participate in a three-week cross-cultural experience during the month of May. However, semester-long cross-cultural experiences are also available.

On mission and relationships

Theme of university presidential leadership forum

Mercy Health Lima President speaks on mission and relationships at Bluffton University Presidential Leadership Forum

Just as it is stressed at Bluffton, Ronda Lehman, president of Mercy Health, Lima,believes relationships are the key to getting things done.

“It’s relationships, relationships, relationships,” said Lehman, who spoke during Bluffton University’s Presidential Leadership Forum on Jan. 14 in Yoder Recital Hall. “You are building your reputation every day, and how you treat people is everything.”

Ravens stop Beavers in conference game

The Bluffton University women's basketball team played host to the Anderson University Ravens in a Heartland Conference clash on Saturday, Jan. 18. After going up 7-2 early in the contest, Bluffton struggled to find the net the rest of the way, resulting in a 60-47 loss for the home team. Bluffton fell to 9-6 overall and 3-5 in the Heartland Conference, while Anderson improved to 6-9 and 2-6 in the HCAC.

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