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Volleyball moves into HCAC finals with sweep of Hanover

By: Brittany Roth, sports information assistant


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By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


Men's Basketball to tip on November 15

BLUFFTON, Ohio - With the fall season rapidly winding down, the 2014-15 men’s basketball team has moved into high gear as they look forward to the home opener on Saturday, Nov. 15, against Kalamazoo College. It will be an exciting day on the campus of Bluffton University as the first act of the double feature is a 1:30 p.m. Senior Day football battle between the Beavers and rival Defiance College in a sure to be packed Salzman Stadium.

Volleyball to meet Hanover in HCAC Tourney

BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University volleyball will take on Hanover College at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Heartland Conference tournament semifinals. The match will take place at Defiance College in the Karl Weaner Center following the 2 p.m. semifinal match that pits No. 5 seed Franklin against No. 1 seed and tournament host Defiance.

Women's Basketball Season Preview

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant

HCAC Pre-season Coaches Poll

Vocalist pays homage to African-American singer, activist

Through song and speech, singer and teacher Anthony Brown tells the story of Paul Robeson, the 20th-century African-American artist and social activist.

Spaghetti dinner benefits Lima food pantry

The Bluffton University Nutrition Association’s annual spaghetti dinner to benefit the Lima-based Churches United Food Pantry (C.U.P.) will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at First Mennonite Church, 101 S. Jackson St., Bluffton.

Nonperishable food items will be accepted, as will cash and checks made payable to C.U.P. In addition to spaghetti, the menu for the dinner includes bread, salad, dessert and refreshments.

Honored poet is guest speaker at English Festival

An award-winning poet will be the guest speaker for Bluffton University’s annual English Festival, which has been moved to the fall this academic year.

In the English Festival Forum, at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Founders Hall, Martín Espada will offer counsel on the discovery of poetry, the poet’s life and the role of the poet as a citizen in a democracy. His talk, titled “The Republic of Poetry,” is free and open to the public.

Harpist, Findlay native to perform

Tickets are available for the next performance in the 2014-15 Bluffton University Artist Series, by harpist Bridget Kibbey at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in Yoder Recital Hall.

Renowned theologian to give peace lecture

One of the world’s foremost theologians will deliver the annual Keeney Peace Lecture at Bluffton University next week.

Dr. Stanley Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law at the Duke University Divinity School, will discuss “How to Remember the Poor” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in Yoder Recital Hall.

His presentation, addressing the central place of charity for Christian discipleship, is free and open to the public.