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The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

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The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

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BVU and communities unite amidst historic flooding

On June 22, northwest Iowa faced historic flooding caused by two days of heavy storms. According to an article by Iowa Public Radio, some areas received up to 15 inches of rain over a two day period. Such unprecedented amounts...

Community policing: Right for BVU?
Community policing: Right for BVU?
April 20, 2024

“I think community policing is important for every size jurisdiction,” said Storm Lake Police Chief Chris Cole. “I think it’s very important...

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...

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
Compelled speech v. education
Compelled speech v. education
Carter Soyer, Editor-in-Chief • July 17, 2024

Slavery, Jim Crow laws, The Trail of Tears, and racism are some of the many subjects K-12 students would likely learn in history classes throughout their career. Or so one would assume. Recently there...

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

Whats in a Logo?
What's in a Logo?
Lauren McCoy, Graphics Editor • July 17, 2024

Choosing a brand image and identity is a corporate nightmare experienced by every big corporation. What will fit the brand the best? Will it align with our values? How will...

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