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Emerging sex education club +IMPACT

  +IMPACT, a new student group on the Augustana Campus, wants to do just that: make an impact on the campus. The group meets every other week to discuss sexual health, safety and bystander intervention creating a safe and all-inclusive space on campus. +IMPACT wants to encourage open dialogue among…

Club hockey lack of depth leads to loss

When the Augustana men’s hockey team took the ice at the River’s Edge in Davenport on Saturday afternoon, they had only six forwards and three defensemen. Head coach Perry Jacobs pointed out that the Vikings were exhausted towards the end of their 9-4 loss to Eastern Kentucky University. “We fell…

Fencing club looks for new recruits

                The fencing club is looking to accept new members throughout fall and spring term as in the winter term is when most of their competitions tend to be. The members are always open to helping new people, club president Maxwell Bestvina said. The fencing club meets…

Water polo club amps up for final tournament

Founded six years ago, water polo club is now looking to do well in their final tournament of the men’s season part of the club. The team has so far competed in two tournaments and the last tournament will be at Grinnell, Iowa this upcoming weekend. Currently, the team is…

Rowers get early start on success

The Augustana Rowing club will be competing in their second regatta of the year this Saturday at the Head of the Mississippi Regatta in Minneapolis, MI. The club’s president, senior Paige Phelps, said this will be the second regatta they will participate in this year as their regatta last weekend…

Rugby club prepares for tournament

Just like lacrosse, rugby is becoming highly popular on college campuses as colleges put together teams and clubs. Augustana College has a rugby club, which competed against Loras College and won on April 16. Captain of the rugby club Steward Shackleton said the team has more of a social dynamic…

Fencing Club advances forward

The screech of clashing metal can be heard most Sunday afternoons and Wednesday nights inside the Pepsico Center as the fencing club practices hard for their tournaments throughout the year. Drew Mayu Oya, senior and fencing club president, was watching the professionals perform at the Olympics the summer before her…

Viking's Crew prepares for Head of the Rock

17 other colleges and around 65 teams from Alaska to Colorado will be competing with the Augustana Rowing Crew club as they head into its biggest meet of the season, the Head of the Rock Regatta in Rockford, Ill. While the team is still adapting to a new coach and…