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Plus/minus grading system receives mixed reviews

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September 26, 2012

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Holly Frerk | Contributing Writer Buena Vista University (BVU) officially switched to a plus/minus grading system for this academic school year in order to challenge students and bring more accuracy to the classroom. ...

Students report possible ingestion of Rohypnol on campus

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September 26, 2012

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Kaitlyn Christensen| News Co-Editor On the weekend of September 15th, Buena Vista University (BVU) students received a campus alert regarding the substances Rohypnol, GHB, or Ketamine being spotted around campus. Several students...

How to prepare for Election Day

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September 26, 2012

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Laura Schachtner | News Co-Editor With Election Day fast approaching, students should be taking steps towards getting registered and thinking about how they plan on voting. Buena Vista University’s (BVU) Student Association...

Genocide survivor to speak on campus

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September 19, 2012

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Sloane Morrow | Contributing Writer Before the genocide, the country of Rwanda was mostly made up of two different tribes: the Hutus, who were crop-growers, and the Tutsis, who were landowners that came from North Afri...

Student petitions to modify education program

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September 19, 2012

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Laura Schachtner | News Co-Editor Buena Vista University (BVU) is known for encouraging its students to take leadership roles and use their voice to make changes for what they believe in. One student has recently taken advantage...

Campus safety at BVU

Campus safety at BVU

September 19, 2012

BVU revises alcohol policy

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September 12, 2012

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Laura Schachtner | News Co-Editor Turning 21 and gaining the ability to buy alcohol is a significant rite of passage among college students. Turning this age at Buena Vista University (BVU) means that students also gain the priv...

Student travel opportunities in May

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September 12, 2012

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Kim Nelson | Co-Editor-In-Chief President Fred Moore announced at the Community Meeting held on Aug. 28 the possible expansion of May travel opportunities to the Buena Vista University (BVU) academic school year. Although May...

Enrollment on the rise

Enrollment on the rise

September 12, 2012

Campus welcomes new faculty

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September 12, 2012

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Ten new professors have joined the Buena Vista University faculty this year. The additions are a combination of new positions, hires for open positions, and replacements for vacancies created by the six professors who retired la...

Here’s Johnny!

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September 5, 2012

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Katy Rubino | News Co-Editor Since 1990, the Johnny Holm Band has been welcoming students to a new school year by playing in central campus. It has become a tradition that the Student Activities Board (SAB) has brought us for th...

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