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A new greek life chapter for Augie’s queer community

A new greek life chapter for Augie’s queer community

Mia C. Vu November 19, 2020

A new chapter of Delta Lambda Phi, a fraternity for members of LGBTQ+ community, is in the process of getting approved to be part of Augustana’s greek life. Delta Lambda Phi is a national greek social...

SGA resolution calls for virtual classes on election day

Mia C. Vu October 30, 2020

A new resolution on general election days was endorsed by Student Government Association (SGA) at a meeting held on Oct.8.  The SGA General Elections Days resolution calls for Augustana to have virtual...

International distance learners face challenges with online class

Mia C. Vu October 26, 2020

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many international students have no choice but to become distance learners. 88 is the total number of international students doing distance learning, as reported by...

COVID surveillance testing demonstrates campus safety

COVID surveillance testing demonstrates campus safety

Mia C. Vu October 10, 2020

Augustana has partnered with Genesis Health to provide surveillance testing for campus communities. Volunteers will be tested every Tuesday at the PepsiCo Recreation Center. Dave Wrath, sports information...

COVID cases rising on campus

COVID cases rising on campus

Mia C. Vu October 2, 2020

While the college’s positivity population remains less than one percent, an uptick in COVID-19 cases stir up concerns among the campus community. Eight individuals were required to start isolating due...

Response team discusses bias

Response team discusses bias

Mia C. Vu September 24, 2020

The Bias Response Team had their first virtual meeting of the year for all students on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The meeting was held to help Augie community members to understand their role in improving the...

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