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The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

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Multicultural Festival Brings Color to Chautauqua
Multicultural Festival Brings Color to Chautauqua
On September 11 in Storm Lake, there was a celebration of uniqueness and community that spanned generations. Children, adults, and seniors came together for the Storm Lake Multicultural Festival in Chautauqua Park.   
Welcoming STUNT to BVU Athletics
Welcoming STUNT to BVU Athletics
September 22, 2022
As of the start of the 2022 fall semester, BVU has become the first university in the state of Iowa to add this emerging sport of STUNT to its cheer and dance program.
Arts Open the Door to a New Culture
Arts Open the Door to a New Culture
September 21, 2022
The Witter Gallery, which celebrated its 50th anniversary this year (1972-2022), hosted another exciting event this month.
Photo provided by Joanna Chavez De Leon, Assistant Director for Diversity & Inclusion.
BVU Mentorship: Supporting First-Generation Students
September 19, 2022
For first generation students and students of color, the transition to college life can be difficult; the BVU Mentorship Program aims to change that this academic year and beyond.  
RAINN Day, in a flood of unawareness
RAINN Day, in a flood of unawareness
April 19, 2022
Wednesday, April 13, was Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) Day of Awareness. BVU students used their voices to make noise about the day of awareness on campus.
Austins Fantasy Train: Week 3
Austin's Fantasy Train: Week 3
September 22, 2022

Who would have thought that Week two could be even crazier than Week one? Huge wins for the Jets, Cardinals, and Dolphins this week in games that the opposing teams should have run away with but let off the gas and add a...

The Future of Section 230
The Future of Section 230
Joceline Medina, Co-Editor of Opinion • April 28, 2022
When it comes to freedom of speech on the Internet, Section 230 should be one of the first things we look to preserve, while any changes to the law should require careful consideration.
A Premature Death
A Premature Death
Joshua Tigges, Co-Editor of Multimedia and Photography • April 27, 2022
What You Can Say in the USA
What You Can Say in the USA
Joel Sikora, Contributing Writer • April 27, 2022
Black excellence is important for the world — here’s why

Black excellence is important for the world — here’s why

April 26, 2022

Historically speaking, the term Black excellence has been used since at least the 1970s, emerging alongside other similarly structured terms, such as Black power, that grew out of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. However, the concept that Black Excellence refers to can be traced to the writings of many earlier Black thinkers. 

Buenafication Day 2022: Education for Service not M.I.A.

Buenafication Day 2022: Education for Service not M.I.A.

April 22, 2022

On Thursday April 21st Buena Vista University’s faculty, staff, and students alike selflessly rallied together to participate in Buenafication Day. A day entirely devoted to completing acts of service around the campus, community of Storm Lake, and surrounding areas.

Freshman Phenom: Evan Taylor

Freshman Phenom: Evan Taylor

April 9, 2022

Evan Taylor off to a hot start for Beaver Baseball!

Fragile

Anthony Awoleye, Contributing Staff

October 28, 2021

From Texas to Iowa: A Wrestler’s Story

Nathan Thomsen, Contributing Staff

October 27, 2021

Dan Newcomb and The BVU Mailroom

Joel Sikora, Contributing Staff

October 26, 2021