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Bluffton men fall to Manchester 67-62

January 13, 2016
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. - Bluffton University’s men’s basketball squad hit the road to face off with Manchester University on Wednesday, Jan. 13. The Spartans defeated the Beavers in the HCAC matchup, handing Bluffton its third consecutive loss for an 8-6 mark on the season (3-4 HCAC). The Spartans improved to 8-6 (5-2 HCAC).

​Jan. 17 reception for featured sculptor Roger Sugden

A reception with artist Roger Sugden will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17.  Sugden’s exhibit titled “Shapeshifters” opened on Jan. 4 and will continue through Jan. 29. The exhibit is on display in the Grace Albrecht Gallery of Bluffton University’s Sauder Visual Arts Center.

YouTube political commentator to speak at Bluffton student senate forum

Julie Borowski, a YouTube political commentator, will speak on “What is libertarianism, anyway?” at Bluffton University Forum at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26 in Founders Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Borowski lives in the Washington, D.C. area, and is best known for her YouTube channel where she discusses current events. She has appeared on FOX Business Network and been published in the Washington Examiner, Daily Caller, Red State and other online outlets.

Theatre and communication prof to present colloquium Jan. 29

Dr. Melissa Friesen, Mary Nord Ignat and Joseph Ignat Professor of Theatre and Communication, will present the colloquium "Classroom, Workshop, Dorm Room: Plays Well with Others” on Friday, Jan. 29, at Bluffton University. Using illustrations from her Theatre for Social Change course and participatory exercises, the presentation explores techniques designed to build trust, empathy and critical engagement with issues of identity and social justice.
Her presentation is free and open to the public beginning at 4 p.m. in Centennial Hall. 

High school students have the chance to earn full-tuition scholarships to Bluffton

Dozens of scholarships will be awarded to incoming Bluffton University students who participate in the Presidential Scholarship Competition at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23. 

Two students who participate will receive a full tuition scholarship, valued at more than $105,000 over four years.  The recipients are chosen based on an essay written during the competition, overall grade point average and standardized test score. 

Track and Field kicks off 2016 at Hillsdale

January 9, 2016


HILLSDALE, Mich. - The Bluffton University men’s and women’s track and field team traveled north across the border into Michigan to compete at the Hillsdale College Winter Opener. In strong fields where the Beavers were the only Division III competitors, there were a bevy of strong performances leading to conference championship qualifiers, personal record performances and a new school record. 

Beavers fight off Anderson for 13-0 start to season

January 9, 2016
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


ANDERSON, Ind. - The Bluffton University women used a 15-3 run midway through the fourth quarter to finally get some separation as the Beavers pulled away from Anderson for a 75-66 victory on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. Bluffton stays perfect at 13-0 overall and 6-0 in the Heartland Conference, while Anderson slipped to 3-10 overall and 2-4 in the HCAC.

Bluffton men drop 85-72 decision at Anderson

January 9, 2016
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


ANDESON, Ind. - The Anderson University men scored nine straight points to end the first period en route to an 85-72 win over the Beavers on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. Bluffton fell to 8-5 overall and 3-3 in the Heartland Conference following its second straight setback, while Anderson improved to 6-7 on the season and 2-4 in the HCAC.

Bluffton women roll through MSJ en route to 12-0 start

January 6, 2016
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Bluffton University women’s basketball team continued their impressive streak on Wednesday, Jan. 6 with a 75-44 road win over the Mount St. Joseph University Lions. The victory pushed Bluffton to a perfect 12-0 on the year, as they stand alone atop the conference with a 5-0 mark. MSJ fell to 3-9 overall and 2-3 in HCAC action.

MSJ holds off Bluffton 81-67 in Sommer Center

January 6, 2016
By: Owen Lugibihl, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University Beavers were denied a victory in a hard-fought battle with HCAC rival Mount St. Joseph on Wednesday, Jan. 6, by a final score of 81-67. With the loss, the Beavers dropped to  8-4 overall and 3-2 in conference competition. The Lions improved to 7-5 overall and 4-1 in the HCAC.