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Residential Life looks to fill new director position

March 19, 2015

The Office of Residential Life and Dean Evelyn Campbell have received about 50 applications from candidates applying for the position as the director of residential life, upon the resignation of Christina...

Campus forum sheds light on racial issues

January 22, 2015

During a social justice campus forum on Wednesday, Crystal Gray, Black Student Union interim vice president, discussed the micro-aggressions she hears on Augustana’s campus. Micro-aggressions are acts...

Residential Life initiates themed dorm experiment

September 11, 2014

Residential life has changed policies for this year on dorm themes and renovations. All front desks in residence halls are now staffed between 5 p.m. and midnight, and themed housing is used to assign...

Res Life makes changes to housing, lofted beds

May 9, 2014

Augustana College Residential Life is making major changes for fall of 2014. Incoming first-years will be allowed to pick housing based on a theme, and all students will choose housing online as well as...

Open forum brings to light concerns over recent discrimination incidents

April 24, 2014

Students, faculty and staff met in Centennial Hall this morning to discuss recent events concerning discrimination against select students and student groups on campus. The incidents include a derogatory...

ARD position to be turned into senior community advisor

February 15, 2014

The Assistance Residence Director (ARD) position will be merged into a Senior Community Advisor (SCA) position. There will be one SCA for each residence hall, including Andreen, Seminary, Swanson, Westerlin...

Westerlin experiences heating problems

January 21, 2014

Westerlin Hall is having heating problems after the boiler malfunctioned. A backup boiler is now in place and maintenance is planning to have the problem fixed by 6 p.m. and have heat by 10 p.m. Christina...

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