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Bluffton Fall Festival Sept. 28 - it gets more interesting each year

Activities are planned in many locations in the 10th annual Bluffton Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 28.

The community-wide festival offers lots of family-oriented events, free and open to the public, according to Daren Lee of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, who coordinates the festival.

Bluffton University religion professor to present colloquium

Dr. Alex Sider, an associate professor of religion at Bluffton University, will address “The Ethics of Doing History for Theology” in a campus colloquium at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in Centennial Hall’s Stutzman Lecture Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Sider is Bluffton’s Harry and Jean Yoder Scholar in Bible and Religion. That five-year appointment—made last fall—provides him with annual funds to support scholarly research and writing in areas related to Anabaptist-Mennonite life and thought.

Andy Martin bowls a 290 game at Southgate Lanes Sept. 10

Amerigas Belles & Beaux League
Scores bowled on: Sept.8
Men’s High Game

Brandon Falk                               227
John Butler                                210
Dave Bonnell                               208
Rick Baker                                 207

Women’s High Game
Gina Bloomfield                            193
Gina Bloomfield                            181
Deb Green                                  177
Angie Sanchez                              167


Bluffton University cross-cultural forums set

Two groups of Bluffton University students will relate their cross-cultural experiences from last spring during campus forums at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in Founders Hall. The presentations are free and open to the public.

Recounting their experiences at the 11 a.m. session will be Daila Moore and Natalie Nikitas, who were part of Bluffton’s Pitseng Internet Project in Botswana; Cory Rohrbacher and Kristen Satchwell, who went to San Antonio; Dylan Mathews and Victoria Watkins, Gulf Coast (New Orleans); and Kayla Mullenhour and Elizabeth Webb, Trinidad.

‘Messiah’ rehearsals to begin

Rehearsals for Bluffton University’s 118th performance of Handel’s “Messiah” will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 1, in the Gilliom Room of Mosiman Hall.

Anyone interested in singing, from high school students to adults, is welcome to join the rehearsals, which will lead to the traditional Advent-season performance at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Founders Hall.

Women's soccer: Bluffton hosts Waynesburg Sept. 18

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant

Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/athletics/womenssoccer/2013/09-14-ws.htm

The Bluffton Beaver women's soccer team traveled to Grand Rapids, Mich. to take on Davenport University which is ranked 10th in the country in the most recent NAIA poll. The Panthers improved to 6-1 as they defeated the Beavers, 5-0, on Saturday, Sept. 14, behind two goals from Letesha Cannonier. The Beavers dropped to 2-2 on the season following the defeat.