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Augustana students visit CPAC over break

March 18, 2017

A group of 10 politically-minded Augustana students, along with two from University of Iowa, headed to Washington, D.C. to spend the week broadening their knowledge of conservative politics for their spring...

College Republicans explain a Trump presidency

Collin Schopp December 1, 2016

Amidst the political climate following the results of the presidential election, members of the College Republicans find it necessary to explain some of the key points resulting in a republican presidency,...

Before It Happens Here Meeting on Diversity

Natalie Spahn October 6, 2016

In response to the protest this past Saturday, students, faculty, and alumni met in the Oasis room at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday to talk about diversity, transparency, and change at Augustana College. Leaders...

Presidential debate viewing party

Natalie Spahn October 6, 2016

Over 100 people showed up to watch the first presidential debate of 2016 in Hanson Hall on Monday, Sept. 26. The College Democrats, the College Republicans, and the Politics Club all co-hosted the viewing...

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First-year Becky Lindstrom and Junior Sophie Bennett work with Slone and other Augustana students on Neil Anderson’s campaign for U.S. Senator. Anderson is running against incumbent Senator Mike Jacobs, D-Ill.

Politics: Students work with Government

January 27, 2016

Students have used their connections with campus political groups in order to meet candidates and get involved with national politics. Junior Ryan Shoemaker only joined the College Democrats club recently. ...

Students, faculty argue over value of voting

October 24, 2014

Sophomore Jordan Midgley believes his decision to abstain from voting in the midterm elections on Nov. 4 is justified. “I don’t feel as though I have enough information about the candidates,” Midgley...

Clubs provide equal student growth

February 6, 2014

I knew coming in to college that Greek Life was not going to be for me. I don’t have the personality for it, nor have I ever desired to fit in to that sort of scene. At a school like Augustana, Greek...

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