Election 2012


Students react to election results

Megan Vogt | Opinion Co-Editor & April Allen | Arts & Life Co-Editor Less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama was named the winner of the 2012 Presidential election, The Tack wanted to know what Buena Vista University students were...


First time voter testimonies

Several Tack photographs canvased the Buena Vista University campus on Election Day 2012 to find voters who got to vote for the first time on Nov. 6. Some wore red, white, and blue, and others dressed like it was any other day, but all were...

Voting Poll

BVU picks the president

Last night (Nov. 6, 2012) at just after 10 p.m. Central Time, nearly all major news sources projected President Barack Obama to be the winner of the 2012 presidential election. The reelection projection came after Obama looked to have won several...

Graphic by Krystal Schulte

If sports decided the election

Kyle Auffert | Contributing Blogger I know we’re all ready for the political ads and talk to be over, and after last night, we should all be on the right track to election detox. But what if sports were to decide the election rather than the...

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Design class posters encourage voting

Students in Graphic Design Professor Rebecca Frates’ Advanced Graphic Design course at Buena Vista University recently were assigned the task of creating their own simple voter encouragement poster. A few of the final assignments are shown...


Young cook bakes election sweets for Tack staff

Grace E. Bodey | Co-Editor-in-Chief At about 7:50 p.m. on Nov. 6, 2012, a tiny girl popped into the Tack Office in Lage at Buena Vista University (BVU). The little girl’s name was Madeline, and she had come bearing gifts of daintily decorated...