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President Trump’s Inauguration

During Friday’s inauguration, we witnessed a few firsts for the country. President Donald Trump was sworn into office as the first man to become president without any government or military background. He’s the oldest president ever sworn into office. His inauguration speech, which was written by someone else, was the…

Augustana joins the March on Washington

While most students were relaxing over their winter breaks, Sophomore Carli Schwanebeck was researching furiously and contacting people from departments and organizations to try and get a Washington DC trip going from Augustana to march on President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration day. After weeks of quick work, Schwanebeck is now preparing…

Presidential Debates

During the 2016 President Election Cycle, presidential debates have reached a new height of popularity. The GOP debates have repeatedly taken first place in TV ratings, competing hand in hand with The Walking Dead in recent weeks. Democratic Debates have been in the top five of ratings. It is clear…

Faculty discuss how to talk about terrorism on campus

Mariano Magalhaes, interim chair of the Political Science department, said, in light of the attacks in Paris, Beirut, Nigeria, at Planned Parenthood in Colorado and in San Bernardino, one of the most important things is to not limit the topic to one of “terrorism.” People have conflicting views over what…