The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

The Tack Online

The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

The Tack Online

The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

The Tack Online

2020-2021 Staff

Autumn McClain

Autumn McClain

Hello! My name is Autumn McClain and I am co-Editor in Chief at The Tack Online. I'm a junior at BVU majoring in Multi-Cultural Media Studies with an interest in global scale journalism. I will be interning with The Storm Lake...

Hannah Kramer

Hannah Kramer

Hello there! I'm Hannah and this year I am Co-Editor in Chief for The Tack Online. I'm from West Des Moines and I came to BV to pursue a Bachelor's degree. Currently, I am a Junior Digital Media Major with a track in Design....

Austin West

Austin West

I'm Austin West and I am a sophomore Digital Media major. I act as the Tack's Assistant Sports Editor and write stories covering athletics at BVU. Outside of working for the Tack, I am also a member of the BV football team, I...

Madison Trimpe

Madison Trimpe

My name is Madison Trimpe, and I am a staff writer for the Tack. I'm from a small town in Iowa called Millersburg,  I am a Digital Media major and I'm getting a minor in Graphic Design. I'm a sophomore here at B.V. and I am a...

Nicola Veltri

Nicola Veltri

Hello! I’m Nicola Veltri and I’m a transfer student majoring in business with a marketing concentration. This is my first year at BVU, and my first year writing with The Tack. Family, music, film, sports, and daily dance parties...

Dylan Foote

Dylan Foote

I am a Junior Graphic Design Major here at BVU. Although I reside on campus in Storm Lake, I'm from Council BluffsI, Iowa, graduating from Lewis Central High School. I've had the pleasure of expressing myself and the world around...

Javier Sarmiento Jr

Javier Sarmiento Jr

My name is Javier Sarmiento Jr, and I am a writer for the Tack. I'm a transfer student from Harlem, New York in my junior year enrolled at BVU and am a communication major.  I have a passion for Basketball and Social justice....

Brayden Bergum

Brayden Bergum

Hey guys! My name is Brayden Bergum and I'm a sophomore here at BVU. I'm a Digital Media and Social Work double major, and this is my first time working for the Tack. I'm involved in KBVU, the Student Activities Board, Students Agai...

Blake McMillan

Blake McMillan

I’m Blake McMillan, editor for the Opinion column of The Tack! I’m a double major in graphic design and digital media from Philadelphia, Mississippi. When I’m not writing, I’m either podcasting, talking about Taylor Swift,...

Jordyn Daggs-Olson

Jordyn Daggs-Olson

Hi there! My name is Jordyn Daggs-Olson and I am a staff writer this year for The Tack. I am a senior Strategic Public Relations major with minors in Honors, Communication Studies, and Digital Media. Besides The Tack Online, I...

Savannah Davis

Savannah Davis

My name is Savannah Davis and I am a contributing writer for The Tack. I am a junior transfer at BVU, and I am majoring in Strategic Public Relations with a minor in Digital Media. I have a passion for people, and I would love...

Joceline Medina

Joceline Medina

Hi! My name is Joceline. I am a Freshman, majoring in Digital Media. I was born and raised in Storm Lake, Iowa. Besides writing, I enjoy listening to music and traveling to new places. This will be my first year working with ...

Morgan Krull

Morgan Krull

Hi! I’m Morgan and I’m the multimedia editor of the Tack. I’m a junior, majoring in Digital Media and minoring in Spanish. I’m also part of BVTV, Society for Collegiate Journalists, Student Association of Social Work,...

Hannah Perry

Hannah Perry

My name is Hannah Perry and I'm the Arts & Life Editor for The Tack. I'm a sophomore at BVU and as a Digital Media major, you'll often find me working on all sorts of projects for BVTV, KBVU and SCJ. I have a passion for pho...

Stefan Collins

Stefan Collins

Hello there! My name is Stefan Collins, and I am a staff writer for the Tack. I am a Business Marketing major in my senior year at B.V. and I am a member of the football team. Oh... and I’m from England. My main focus at the Ta...

Tanner Frost

Tanner Frost

Hello there! My name is Tanner Frost, and I’m a Senior from Boone, Iowa. I’m a Digital Media major with a minor in Theater and will be acting as the Tack's sports editor for the fourth year running!  I’m also acting as...