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November 17, 2017

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Swiss Anabaptism and the Reformation

Oct. 23 presentation by Dr. C. Arnold Snyder

Dr. C. Arnold Snyder, professor emeritus of history at Conrad Grebel University, will present “Hiding in Plain Sight: Swiss Anabaptism in the Later 16th Century” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23 in Bluffton University’s Kreider Room of Marbeck Center and “Toleration in the Reformation: Historical Reflections for Today,” at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24 in Yoder Recital Hall.

Meet the Bluffton University homecoming court

Queen from Goshen, Indiana; king from Clyde

 Seniors Greg Koviak of Clyde, and Lauren Dickerson of Goshen, Ind., were crowned Bluffton University’s Homecoming king and queen at halftime of the annual Homecoming football game on Oct. 7.

Other seniors on the Homecoming court were Bryce Butler of Bucyrus, and Erika Byler of Shipshewana Ind. Junior attendants were Thomas Wagler of Bloomdale, and Jena O’Brien of Toledo, while sophomore attendants were LaJohn Beasley of Columbus, and Leslie Beasley of Columbus.    

Fake news and resiliency

LA Time writer speaks at Bluffton University

There’s a saying that goes “the truth is stranger than fiction.” Marisa Gerber, staff writer for the LA Times, proved that point with a fake news quiz given during her Oct. 3 Forum presentation, “Telling True Stories in the Era of Fake News,” at Bluffton University.

Zickafoose named HCAC Player of Week

October 9, 2017

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Junior defensive end Isaac Zickafoose (Middlebury, Ind./Northridge) has been named the Heartland Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season after his otherworldly performance against Anderson University on Homecoming..

Multiple internships

accounting and business administration double major at Bluffton University

Jason Summers, an accounting and business administration double major at Bluffton University, has spent the last two semesters as well as the summer learning outside of a traditional classroom setting.

The junior from Alvada, Ohio, has been gaining knowledge in his field by taking part in three successive internships. With help from Bluffton’s many career-furthering opportunities, Summers is thankful for each experience.

Exhibit and Great Day of Singing

Two events related to the “Mirror of the Martyrs” exhibit

Two events related to the “Mirror of the Martyrs” exhibit at Bluffton University will take place the third full week of October.

Men's Soccer shuts out Franklin 3-0

The Bluffton University men's soccer team played a rare Saturday night contest under the lights and the Beavers found the experience to their liking as the visitors not only pitched a 3-0 shutout but they also secured their first Heartland Conference victory since 2014! Bluffton moved to 1-10 and 1-2 in the Heartland Conference while host Franklin College stayed winless at 0-3 in the HCAC (1-10 overall).

Volleyball takes down Rose in 5-set thriller

The Bluffton University volleyball team topped Rose-Hulman in a five set marathon (25-23, 22-25, 15-25, 25-19, 19-17) on Saturday, Oct. 7. Bluffton is now 11-9 overall and 2-1 in the HCAC conference. Rose slipped to 13-9 and 3-1 following its first Heartland Conference setback.

Women's Soccer falls 7-0 at Franklin

The Bluffton University women's soccer team dropped a 7-0 decision to HCAC-leading Franklin College on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. The Beavers fell to 2-9 overall and 1-2 in the Heartland, while Franklin improved to 8-3 and 3-0 in HCAC.

The home team went up 3-0 in the first 45 minutes and added four more scores in the second half en route to the 7-0 shutout. Franklin finished with a 22-3 edge in shots, including 17-3 on frame, as Maddie Fleet netted four goals and two assists for the victors.

Beavers carve up Ravens on Homecoming

By Colton Steiner, sports information assistant
The Bluffton University football team scored a school-record 35 points in the second quarter en route to the 56-14 demolition of Anderson University on Homecoming Saturday.

Bluffton improved to 2-3 on the season and more importantly, 2-1 in the Heartland Conference, while Anderson slipped to 1-5 and 1-3 in the HCAC. Great defense and efficient offence was the difference as the home team rolled off 56 unanswered points.