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Knut Erickson Award winners speak out on how to balance academics with sports

Jannae Mehaffey October 25, 2020

The Knut Erickson Academics Award is an award given to the top male and female student athletes who attend the blanket award ceremony every spring. The athletes who qualify for an academic blanket are...

J-term presents opportunities for student learning

Carly Davis October 10, 2019

Apart from Augustana’s change to semesters, this winter’s J-term will be the first of its kind for faculty, staff and students. J-term’s four credit classes are designed to be a focused and opportunistic...

Switch to semesters a win for transfer students and everyone who hates winter term

September 9, 2016

I've never met a student at Augie who enjoys having to spend the last week of their winter break cramming. And by "cramming", I don't mean stuffing your face with gingerbread cookies and candy canes....

Printing costs not as Augie advertised

May 1, 2015

As of April 28, my printing budget was at $4.26, which means I have printed out 3,122 pages so far this year alone. While this may seem like it would be enough, during the first five weeks of winter term...

Living with anxiety in college

February 6, 2015

[Editor’s note: This article contains content/trigger warnings for discussions of anxiety and depression and their symptoms.]  Anxiety is not a foreign emotion to most college students. A big test approaching,...

Bahls creates advisory council

October 10, 2014

President Steven Bahls, in partnership with SGA, is organizing this year’s President’s Advisory Council. The council will be composed of roughly 20 students, recommended by SGA and chosen by Bahls,...

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...

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