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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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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

Buena Vista University and Mercy College in Des Moines announced a partnership to create a new 3 + 1 nursing program. The nursing program will be four years long and grants two degrees while students will remain on the BVU...

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...

A New Virtual Care and Counselor on Campus
A New Virtual Care and Counselor on Campus
October 11, 2023

After a few weeks of classes without an on-site counselor, Jan Perrien has taken on this role. Alongside a new counselor, BVU has switched its...

Sights Set on a Bright Future
Sights Set on a Bright Future
December 3, 2023

When you think of sports, you don’t usually think about setting your sights on a target in the distance and then pulling a trigger. This is just what the Buena Vista University clay target sports team has done since the...

Ready For the Role
Ready For the Role
October 1, 2023
Beavers Building a Culture
Beavers Building a Culture
September 24, 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 (February 21, 2024)
BVTV News (February 21, 2024)
February 23, 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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