The Bluffton University football team traveled to Berea on Saturday, Sept. 8, to take on the 17th ranked Baldwin-Wallace Yellow Jackets in a non-conference matchup. The Beavers (1-1) struggled against a Yellow Jacket team that finished 8-2 a year ago, falling to the hosts 45-13 in Balwin-Wallace’s season opener.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 7, 2012 - 11:00pm
Bluffton University will host a performance of “Kossuth’s Message,” marking the 160th anniversary of Hungarian statesman Lajos (Louis) Kossuth’s visit to America, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in Yoder Recital Hall.
The presentation is Bluffton’s Constitution Day Forum. All educational institutions that receive federal funds are required to offer an instructional program each year on or near Sept. 17, the day the United States Constitution was signed in 1787.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 7, 2012 - 10:59pm
A panel moderated by Dr. Zachary Walton, assistant professor of communication at Bluffton University, will discuss “Being an Audience in an Age of Distraction” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Bluffton’s Founders Hall. The forum is free and open to the public.
Walton, as moderator, will frame the issue as critical engagement with new communication technologies. The six-member panel will consider how those technologies are shaping people’s experiences and expectations of community spaces and rituals.
The Bluffton University volleyball team downed local rival Ohio Northern in four sets on Sept. 5. It marked Bluffton's third consecutive victory over the Polar Bears who dropped their first match of the season after starting 4-0. The Beavers improved to 3-2 following the hard-fought win in a humid Founders Hall. Attendance was estimated at 500.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 4, 2012 - 7:13pm
Two Bluffton University football players were recently named Heartland Conference Players of the Week for their work on the gridiron Saturday.
Senior linebacker Joe Maldonado (Dade City, Fla./Zephyrhills) and kicker Austin Sweeney (Adrian, Mich./Whitmer) were recognized by the conference following Bluffton's season-opening 20-0 shutout of Kenyon College.