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New dorm policies lead to student creativity

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September 19, 2012

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Zachary Schmidt | Contributing Writer Buena Vista University (BVU) has made many changes to the regulations of what you can and cannot have in your dorm rooms. The policy states that you are not allowed to have any extension cords, candle ...

Now in the Gallery: Frogman Press Prints

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September 19, 2012

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April Allen | Arts & Life Co-Editor The press prints currently located in the Social Science and Arts (SSA) building are on loan from one of the “largest printmaking intensive workshop[s] in the world”: the Frogman Press P...

Ravi Kumar: Change for Nepal

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September 17, 2012

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April Allen | Arts & Life Co-Editor Ravi Kumar, a 2010 Buena Vista University (BVU) alum and native of Nepal, started a non-profit organization in 2009 that has either built or renovated 16 different schools and sponsored 10...

BVU announces Steel Magnolia as Homecoming concert

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September 14, 2012

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Shauna McKnight | Arts & Life Co-Editor Student Activities Board (SAB), Student Senate, and Students of Diverse Population (SDP) have worked together to bring the country band, Steel Magnolia, to Buena Vista University (BVU)...

Internet memes: How familiar are you?

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September 12, 2012

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Aaron Burns | Staff Writer We’ve seen them around, and now they’re taking the Internet by storm. Whether it's the Philosoraptor asking such questions as, “If guns don’t kill people, people kill people. Does that mean...

What’s up with Skyrim: Hearthfire?

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September 12, 2012

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Shauna McKnight | Arts & Life Co-Editor Skyrim’s ‘Hearthfire’ was released on September 4th, 2012 as new downloadable content (DLC) for the game itself. This new DLC allows players to turn their experience into something similar to EA Game...

Sodexo gets a makeover

Sodexo gets a makeover

September 5, 2012

BVU’s own “Katniss Everdeen”

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September 5, 2012

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Shauna McKnight | Art & Life Co-Editor Happy Hunger Games! The book The Hunger Games was released in the United States in September 2008. Ever since, fans have been referring to the series as "the new Twilight," with bot...

Beware the “freshman 15”

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September 5, 2012

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April Allen | Art&Life Co-Editor The “freshman 15” can be one of the most notorious frights in the first year of college. The Science Daily published an article claiming the freshman 15 is a myth. Numerous articles on the web claim th...

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