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First-year Matt Hawkins runs through a hole in the University of Dubuque’s defense down the baseline at the Carver Center on Friday night.

Vikings men’s basketball begin season opener on a slow start

Silas Gilklay November 18, 2021

On Nov. 6, the Vikings men’s basketball lost their season opener against UW-Oshkosh in a non-conference game. The season opener began to a disappointing start for the Vikings as they fell to UW-Oshkosh...

First-year Kyliah Shirley keeps a strong follow-through at one of the Augie Vikings Matches this past fall.

Women’s Tennis bows out of the CCIW third place to Millikin

Silas Gilklay November 4, 2021

Augie edged closer to the latter stages of the CCIW competition with an excellent performance against Carthage in a close match but could not retain that streak when they faced North Central and Millikin....

Track & field: Cross country teams announce staffing and program changes

Carly Davis October 28, 2021

Aug. 11, David Thompson, former Augustana women’s cross country coach, announced his resignation from the position to team members via email. Thompson also said he would start as NYU’s head coach of...

Men’s water polo off to a historic start

Nick Gainey October 16, 2021

The historic first season of men’s water polo has been a rousing success. Even though the game results have not always been the best, the team has had many valuable experiences and plenty of opportunities...

By Alyssa Duckett

Possible space advertisements could be worth advancements in science

Alex McLean March 12, 2020

Towards the middle of the last decade, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) began to partner with commercialized space programs in the interest of exploring current unexplored areas...

Mr. Augustana satirizes beauty pageants

Gabrielle Lenger November 14, 2019

Upon reading the words, “beauty pageant,” your instinct is to picture Jennifer Anniston’s shallow character in “Dumplin’,” or Debbie Ryan’s high strung character in “Insatiable.” Stick...

Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Thea Gonzales October 10, 2019

I am waist-deep in a recycling bin while my friends are yelling at me to get out, but I heed not their words: this is pop-tabs competition week. In the bi-annual Greek tradition of a pop-tab collecting...

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