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International students face obstacles working on-campus jobs
Etta Brooks May 13, 2022

When the majority of international students come to campus, the first job that they seek is the dining service student worker position, according to first-year Ethiopian student Beamlak Abdisa. “I...

Special collections records absent in discussion of labor rights
Aubrey Lathrop May 13, 2022

Every day of the week, millions and millions of people clock in and out of work. The United States relies on every type of job under the sun to keep the gears of life turning and moving forward. On a local...

Villain or victim: Spider-Man questions norm
Payton Willis May 6, 2022

In a typical superhero movie, the hero defeats the villain, who usually plummets to their expected death. It’s the basic plot of every Marvel/DC...

Junior John Do takes flight as he hopes to score a victory in the long jump event of the Language Olympics.
Collegia Classica launches Language Olympics
Krystina Slack May 6, 2022

On April 30, the Collegia Classica club put together Augustana’s very first Language Olympics. The Language Olympics created a place for cultural...

Seniors capture art through a personal lens
Charlie Roiland May 6, 2022

After months of hard work, senior art and art history majors are ready to present their final projects. The senior inquiry projects will be on...

Sophomore Grisma Niraula hosts the Nepali Student Organization table at the Campus-Wide Diversity Celebration on Friday, April 29, 2022.
You belong here: Celebrating diversity
Kayla Palliser May 6, 2022

From “Take Back The Night” to “Filipino Culture Fest,” student and faculty coordinators worked hard to showcase the importance of diversity...

Fifth-year student-athletes reflect on why they used their extra year of eligibility
Kosei Ogata May 5, 2022

Some Augustana students have chosen to be a fifth-year student-athlete to keep continuing their own athletic career. Being a fifth-year student-athlete...

Women's water polo makes way into championship game for first time in school history
Jannae Mehaffey May 5, 2022

The women's water polo team recently made history by placing second in their first ever trip to the CWPA DIII Championships. Their success at...

Sophomore Harrison Boushele pitches the ball to opponent Illinois Wesleyan on Friday, Apr. 29, 2022 at Brunson Field. The Vikings won the game 5-2.
Baseball athletes talk about post games
Stuti Shrestha May 5, 2022

Baseball’s athlete, sophomore Alex Simon plays third base and is hoping to do his best in Friday’s game. “Our game is going pretty good...

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