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President issues statement focused on “moving forward” after kneeling protest

President issues statement focused on “moving forward” after kneeling protest

Madeleine McCormick, Kylee Deering, Co-Editor-in-Chief, News Editor

On Oct. 6, Buena Vista University (BVU) President Joshua Merchant released a statement in response to student athletes and cheerleaders kneeling during the National Anthem at the Homecoming football game as a form of protest. In th...

October 13, 2017No Comments

BVU Students from Las Vegas Speak Up about Massacre

BVU Students from Las Vegas Speak Up about Massacre

Aubrey Anderson and Deidree Friesen

On Oct. 1, what is deemed as the "deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history" occurred in Las Vegas, Nevada. The shooter, Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the cr...

October 13, 2017No Comments

A Conversation with the Cullens: Storm Lake’s Own Pulitzer Prize Winners

A Conversation with the Cullens: Storm Lake’s Own Pulitzer Prize Winners

Dee Friesen, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Art Cullen, editor of the Storm Lake Times, is the 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner for Editorial Writing. He was awarded the honor for a series of ten editorials published in 2016 following the Des Moines Water Works lawsuit ...

October 4, 2017No Comments

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Beaver Volleyball on a Roll

Beaver Volleyball on a Roll

Andrew Bandstra, Staff Writer

The Beaver volley team has been a bit streaky this year, often going on a couple game skid, then following it with a string of wins. An advantage to being a streaky team is that when they win, they can’t stop winning, which...

October 12, 2017No Comments

  • Saturdays are for the Beavers: BVU FB defeats Dubuque 44-41 October 11, 2017
  • BVU Coaches hold “Sports Talk” at local Smokin’ Hereford restaurant October 5, 2017
  • Beavers Homecoming Ends in Defeat October 3, 2017
  • 83 Hearts, 1 Heartbeat: BVU gains Mollring as head coach September 29, 2017

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Couples of Many Colors: Perspectives of Interracial Relationships

Couples of Many Colors: Perspectives of Interracial Relationships

Ranelle Irwin, Contributing Writer

Interracial dating sounds like a topic for a history class. But, like most issues of race, it’s a topic that still holds relevance. On October 9th, MELT held a couch conversation on interracial relationships....

October 17, 2017No Comments

Vegas Shooting Reignites the Gun Control Debate

Vegas Shooting Reignites the Gun Control Debate

October 14, 2017

Why We Knelt

Why We Knelt

October 13, 2017

A Domestic Issue: The Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

A Domestic Issue: The Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

October 13, 2017

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