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College focus on charity, not booze

March 20, 2014

The upcoming Gamma Alpha Beta Buckethead Fundraiser on March 29th is the 30th anniversary of the event, and proceeds are being used to fund Augustana’s chapter of Camp Kesem. The idea of the event is...

Clubs provide equal student growth

February 6, 2014

I knew coming in to college that Greek Life was not going to be for me. I don’t have the personality for it, nor have I ever desired to fit in to that sort of scene. At a school like Augustana, Greek...

Schedule should be streamlined

December 18, 2013

When I was deciding on whether or not I should go to Augustana, one of my biggest hesitations was that Augustana followed a trimester schedule. Now that I’ve been here almost a year and a half, I find...

Support for smokers needed more than bans

September 24, 2013

It is not uncommon to walk past a fume of smoke while leaving a building. To some, the smell is nauseating, while to others, it’s just a side effect to a bad habit. The smoke and smell have made many...

LSFY reading falls short

September 10, 2013

Each year, as the first year students prepare to enter into Augustana’s community, they are required to read a book for their LSFY 101 courses. The idea is to bring a sense of community and common ground...

$21 million better spent elsewhere

September 3, 2013

$21 million is a lot of money. It would take a person making $50,000 a year 420 years to make $21 million . With $21 million, you could buy 21 million cheeseburgers, or 7 Bugatti Veyrons (and still have...

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