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Healthy Relationships month raises conversations about college hookup culture

Etta Brooks February 25, 2022

The 2009 documentary, “Spitting Game: The College Hookup Culture,” explores the dynamics of hookup culture and its relations to gender roles, sexual consent and coercion. The documentary was informed...

Coordinator of Greek Life’s absence doesn’t faze community

December 14, 2017

Brittany Overstreet, who served as the Assistant Director of Student Life and Coordinator of Greek Life, has made the decision to leave her position due to family reasons. Ken Brill, the Associate Dean...

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Alcohol warnings used to raise student awareness

April 7, 2016

With the weather slowly becoming warmer, the Augustana administration has become more concerned about the use of alcohol. This has led to numerous warnings, including emails and posters, being seen around...

From temperance  to tolerance: Looking back at the history of alcohol’s influence on Augustana

From temperance to tolerance: Looking back at the history of alcohol’s influence on Augustana

September 24, 2015

Prior to World War II, Augustana students who were caught drinking were often expelled. Now, the penalty is a $50 fine and a mandatory alcohol abuse awareness class. It now takes five offenses for the...

Drunk driving not worth cost

February 4, 2015

On the morning of Jan. 24, Ben Allison was walking home from his girlfriend’s apartment when he was hit by a drunk driver. Allison did not survive the incident, and has left people highlighting the dangers...

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...

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