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Augustana plans for renovations around campus

Brett Kuras November 24, 2021

Augustana College has plans to improve the infrastructure around campus. Bergendoff, Sorenson, Thorson-Lucken field (TF field) and Pepsico (PCo) recreation center will undergo renovations. Bergendoff will...

A new culture emerging on campus

Brett Kuras November 10, 2021

Each year, colleges and universities that receive federal aid must report crimes that may be Title IX violations. Data was collected between Jan. 2020 to Dec. 2020, and released in Oct. 2021. According...

Yik Yak incites controversy within Augie groups

Yik Yak incites controversy within Augie groups

Brett Kuras November 3, 2021

Yik Yak is a popular social media platform that allows users to create posts anonymously and share with other users in a five-mile radius. Yik Yak has recently taken Augustana by storm after being reinstated...

Student safety jeopardized without late night buses

Brett Kuras October 20, 2021

Before COVID-19 hit, Augustana’s social scene was booming. One of the staples of social life relied on the Metro bus company. This system would transport students to the district, a series of bars in...

Augie climbs up in national rankings

Brett Kuras October 11, 2021

Augustana College has once again gone up in the national ranking for liberal arts schools. Augustana has climbed up from 96 to 92 in the newest report of college rankings from U.S News & World Report.  Augustana...

Augie becomes first in the nation to offer income insurance

Brett Kuras October 10, 2021

Augustana announced a new program late summer of this year called “Test Income Insurance.” This program takes effect for the newest class of transfer students who applied between July 1 and Aug. 23...

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