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The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

The Tack Online

The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

The Tack Online

Community policing: Right for BVU?
Community policing: Right for BVU?

“I think community policing is important for every size jurisdiction,” said Storm Lake Police Chief Chris Cole. “I think it’s very important to build those connections and break down the barriers.”  This is...

Buenafication Day 2024
Buenafication Day 2024
April 18, 2024

On April 18, 2024, Buena Vista University students came together to serve their campus and the Storm Lake community in the 111th annual Buenafication...

Contested books: What does the next chapter hold?
Contested books: What does the next chapter hold?
April 10, 2024

High schools have had to remove books from their shelves, curriculums have been under fire, and even public universities like the University...

A shot at partnership: BVU and Mercy College launch 3 + 1 nursing program
A shot at partnership: BVU and Mercy College launch 3 + 1 nursing program
March 1, 2024

Buena Vista University and Mercy College in Des Moines announced a partnership to create a new 3 + 1 nursing program. The nursing program will...

Hot Dish literary magazine submissions open
Hot Dish literary magazine submissions open
February 23, 2024

Buena Vista student editors will serve up the newest issue of the literary magazine Hot Dish by the end of the semester, and recently announced...

Stunts first home competition
Stunt's first home competition
March 22, 2024

On March 22 and 23, the BVU stunt team hosts its first ever home competition. Planning for this event started in January, Coach Kezia Molinsky said, “[this] has been easy because of the huge support team, who do little...

Ready For the Role
Ready For the Role
October 1, 2023
Cable Tv still has a place in society
Cable Tv still has a place in society
Sieger Canney, Staff • April 19, 2024

Once upon a time it was rare to find a household that didn’t have cable tv. Television has been a staple of modern luxury for many decades. But as technology advances so do our tastes, and traditional...

I’m not a journalist... or so I thought
I’m not a journalist... or so I thought
Joshua Tigges, Contributor • February 22, 2024
The Numbers Don’t Lie… They Fib
The Numbers Don’t Lie… They Fib
Dee Merriman, Contributor • February 3, 2024
Banned Books
Banned Books
Daniel Meissner, Staff • December 14, 2023
BVTV News (April 23, 2024)
BVTV News (April 23, 2024)
May 24, 2024

Broken branches, broken legacy
Broken branches, broken legacy
Emelia Jacobs, News Editor • May 16, 2024

While walking east of Swope Hall, south of the admissions office, the absence of a particular tree may be noticeable to some. This tree was not simply any old tree; it held...

The Forgotten Member of the Five Freedoms
The Forgotten Member of the Five Freedoms
Carter Soyer, Co-Editor-in Chief • April 18, 2024

This audio piece looks to educate on the freedom to petition. It also seeks to explain as to why this freedom is extremely important.

You, Me and Ed
You, Me and Ed
January 15, 2024