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Short breaks generate thoughtful decisions

Short breaks generate thoughtful decisions

María Fernanda Rubí April 23, 2022

As senior Mike Bui looked up plane tickets from Chicago to Nepal, his search showed prices averaging $1400 for a roundtrip.  “I live halfway across the world. I don’t go [home] for short breaks...

Students need legitimate breaks of five or more days

Zach Blair November 27, 2021

This upcoming week, the week of Thanksgiving, holds in store a five-day break for Augustana students, providing adequate time for them to blow off some steam and relax from demanding classes. But the five-day...

Despite vaccines and Easter recess, COVID-19 has not ended

Despite vaccines and Easter recess, COVID-19 has not ended

Bethany Abrams April 16, 2021

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic in the United States, we have been hoping for a vaccine. Now, with three vaccines distributed to the public, it is a time of great excitement for many. However,...

Students Living Away From Home Struggle With Food Insecurity During Breaks

Dina Marin February 20, 2020

During breaks between terms, International students, athletes and students living far away from home –particularly first-years and sophomores – find themselves without many affordable options for food...

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