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Emails, data and privacy in the tech era

Emails, data and privacy in the tech era

Brady Johnson March 19, 2019

Countless emails bombard student and staff mailboxes on a daily basis. It is a constant flow of information that is either useful or meaningless. In the last six months, 24.5 million emails were sent over...

The Augustana community celebrates St. Patricks Day

The Augustana community celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

March 24, 2017

The spirit of St. Patrick’s Day was seen during the entire weekend with celebrations on and off Augustana’s campus for students and the Quad Cities community to enjoy. Students were advised by the...

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5 things to know about clowns on campus

October 6, 2016

In recent days, reports of clowns around campus have sparked an uncomfortable feeling among students at Augustana. With hopes to inform our community on what is actually happening regarding clowns and...

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Alcohol warnings used to raise student awareness

April 7, 2016

With the weather slowly becoming warmer, the Augustana administration has become more concerned about the use of alcohol. This has led to numerous warnings, including emails and posters, being seen around...

"Not Anymore" a step in right direction, but not enough

September 24, 2015

The Not Anymore course, which educates students on sexual assault, bystander intervention, domestic violence, harassment stalking through online tutorials, could not have come at a better time. The dean...

"Not Anymore" a step in right direction, but not enough

September 24, 2015

The Not Anymore course, which educates students on sexual assault, bystander intervention, domestic violence, harassment stalking through online tutorials, could not have come at a better time. The dean...

Augustana names new Associate Dean of Students

September 3, 2015

Augustana has appointed a new Associate Dean of Student Life, Laura Schnack, who will be present on campus starting September 14. Mark Anderson, who recently held the position, has chosen to accept another...

Campus community addresses racism on social media

November 20, 2014

The Office of the Dean of Students is working to end online racism negatively reflecting the vision of the college after a series of racist messages were posted to the anonymous social media app Yik Yak...

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Breaking: Armed officers proposal to be presented to Board of Trustees

December 18, 2013

Augustana's Cabinet will continue the development of a proposal in support of an armed presence on campus. In a campus-wide email, Dean of Students Evelyn Campbell condensed the various opinions expressed...

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