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Racial equity evolving in Classics

Racial equity evolving in Classics

Connie Krupa November 12, 2021

Racial equity in classics, specifically in television shows and movies, has been vastly underrepresented throughout the years. The United States has a history of oppressing and disadvantaging certain groups.  Dr....

Translating Classics to Mandarin

Etta brooks November 5, 2021

Translating from Latin to Mandarin is a crucial yet difficult task, given the linguistic unfamiliarity between Latin and Chinese languages. Dr. Jinyu Liu, professor at Depauw University, presented the...

Mental health effects of no spring break and how to overcome it

Mental health effects of no spring break and how to overcome it

Bethany Abrams March 23, 2021

In October 2020, Augustana College announced the change that spring break in the 2021 academic year will not be held. The Augustana College website states, “The goal of canceling spring break is to mitigate...

Dr. Hall to hold recital Friday

September 24, 2015

Dr. Hall, associate professor and saxophone instructor, will be holding a recital this upcoming Friday. People looking for a performance that stands out from most recitals will be pleased with the upcoming...

Letter to the Editor: Equality in history

Letter to the Editor: Equality in history

October 8, 2013

To the Editor: In his 9/26 column (“Gender Tough Subject in High School Athletics”), in order to demonstrate a historical pattern of gender inequity in sports, Daniel Hamilton stated that “The ancient...

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