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Another national day, another post

Scroll through your Twitter, Facebook, or even Instagram timeline and you’ll see that it’s a national day commemorating guacamole, lemonade, ice cream, and so on. The list gets longer and random as we go through our days for the year. I’m not sure if these national days are to help…

Guest column: Focus on big picture necessary for progress

When people in positions of authority, like police officers, murder people of color, there is an overwhelming response that the issue at hand is a “race thing”. And it is. The United States of America is a place where race confers privilege, or a lack of it, onto its citizens.…

Guest column: Hours change, tradition stays

Since 1908, Greek Life at Augustana College has brought students together from near and far. For the past 100 years, the groups have grown, and hold a 98% retention rate of their members. In recent years, we have seen the college cut back on pledging hours so that it is…