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Title IX Unrest: Sexual Assault on Campus

When the Title IX panelists took their seats in Centennial Hall on Monday, Jan. 29, the room fell silent. The tense conversations ceased as students, faculty and staff lifted their eyes to the stage. The restless energy of an estimated 280 people was palpable. The panel, made up of chief…

Conversations about peaceful protest, and what that means at Augustana

A presentation and discussion on peaceful protest and activism was held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, in Olin Auditorium by the OMSL in collaboration with students from POLS 375 and WGST 380. Seniors Marlen Gomez, Stacie Gill and Mykea Johnson, junior Kewan Dixon, and sophomore Hannah Kiel led…

Men’s Volleyball Looks for Home Spark Again

Augustana introduced men’s volleyball to its list of sports for the 2017-2018 academic year, and the Vikings got off to a memorable start in the program’s first-ever home match. The inaugural home match took place on January 20, as Augie was host to Judson at the Carver Center. The Vikings, who…

Women’s bowling continues to improve

Two weekends ago, January 20th and 21st, Augustana’s women’s bowling team took part in the Midwest Classic in Addison, Illinois. Overall, they took 56th of the 66 teams participating in the tournament, with a total of 7,186 pins. The team was led by freshman Taylor Kies who posted a 937…

Women’s Track and Field prepare for D3 Select Meet

After finishing 4th in the Wisconsin-Whitewater Invitation, the young Vikings keep looking forward as they prepare for the Keck DIII Select Meet on February 3, held in Bloomington, IL. Team chemistry can be a necessary in sports. When talking to Junior, Audrey Hogenkamp, she put great emphasis on the topic.…

Trump year in review

Whether you loved it or hated it, 2017 was a wild ride. Donald Trump is president and new norms are being set daily. Trump has been creating controversy after controversy with every passing day. He has set many goals for his first year of presidency, listed in his first 100…