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Contested books, what does the next chapter hold?
Contested books, what does the next chapter hold?

High schools have had to remove books from their shelves, curriculums have been under fire, and even public universities like the University of Iowa have had to limit diversity, equity, and inclusion programs. This all comes...

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...

BVU Esports: New Game, New Beginnings
BVU Esports: New Game, New Beginnings
October 31, 2023

Counter Strike 2 was released last September and has already made its presence known in the Esports world. Succeeding Counter Strike: Global...

Preparation Into the American Heritage Lecture: Walter Isaacson
Preparation Into the American Heritage Lecture: Walter Isaacson
October 23, 2023

The upcoming American Heritage Lecture event has been a major point of conversation since the student panelists were announced in September. The...

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
I’m not a journalist... or so I thought
I’m not a journalist... or so I thought
Joshua Tigges, Contributor • February 22, 2024

On Feb. 2, 2023, I came face to face with a label I had resisted throughout my collegiate career. The conclusion of the Iowa College Media Association’s award ceremony traditionally culminates by...

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 (March 27, 2024)
BVTV News (March 27, 2024)
April 2, 2024

Fake News: Navigating the Sea of Misinformation
Fake News: Navigating the Sea of Misinformation
Lauren McCoy, Staff • February 20, 2024

This animated piece explores the fundamentals of fake news. What is it? Where do we see it? ... and so much more.

Deadly Diseases – The Iowa Deer Herd Drops
Deadly Diseases – The Iowa Deer Herd Drops
Joshua Tigges, Contributor • January 18, 2024

Transcription Clay Roberts: And then I got a video from another friend today. He was going down the field carrying some corn and then he just...

You, Me and Ed
You, Me and Ed
January 15, 2024
Climate Change Now
November 20, 2023
Five Freedom Report
November 20, 2023

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