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Women’s water polo makes history

Kosei Ogata March 3, 2022

The women’s water polo team got their first win in program history on Feb. 19 against Occidental College.  The women’s water polo team was established this year and they are a completely new team. This...

Augustana students affected by California Wildfires

Augustana students affected by California Wildfires

Montserrat Ricossa November 26, 2018

Californians have been facing wildfires for over two weeks now, with 87 people confirmed dead (as of Nov. 25) and now about 500 missing. Wendy Kelley from Admissions says Augustana has 18 students from...

Faculty: Drought effects seen locally

May 4, 2015

California’s water reservoirs, snow levels in the mountains and rain frequency have continued to drop in one of the worst U.S. droughts, which Professor in Biology Bohdan Dziadyk said affects all parts...

Drought impacts all

April 18, 2015

California is currently suffering from a historic four year drought. California governor Jerry Brown commanded that the “State Water Resources Control Board [impose] a 25 percent reduction on the state’s...

Freedom not license to discriminate

April 2, 2015

Fundamental misunderstandings of what First Amendment rights actually do for citizens in practice contributes in a big way to the perpetuation of ignorance and bigotry, both on our campus and nationally. Cries...

Shrinking Aral Sea marks bigger problem

October 1, 2014

News broke to the world on Monday that the Aral Sea is nearly dried up. This massive lake, once the fourth largest in the world, has been decimated by Soviet Russian irrigation projects, according to a...

Homecoming brings out need for change

October 1, 2013

Homecoming courts and transgender teens have made headlines nationwide. In California, Cassidy Lynn Campbell, a 16-year-old transgender girl was recently crowned homecoming queen, according to ABC. This...

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