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Augustana handles irresponsible drinking responsibly

Taylor Roth April 29, 2023

Drinking on college campuses is nothing new and not exclusive to Augustana, but the culture of drinking to “fit in” with the rest of the crowd does raise some cause for concern.  Drinking is a...

Extrav at Augie: An Extra Excuse for Partying

Extrav at Augie: An Extra Excuse for Partying

Hailey Glasnovich December 10, 2022

Christmas Extravaganza at Augustana is one of the biggest party events for the entire campus. It could be considered an unofficial Augie “tradition,” but that does not make it a good one. Extrav...

Jamie Thulin, Jack Kotowski, Hanna Pegarsch, and Jordan Ford celebrate Christmas Extrav

Campus prepares for holiday festivities

December 15, 2016

The drop in temperature didn’t stop students from partaking in holiday festivities over the weekend, with many students donning festive holiday outfits and embracing the cold weather, more often with...

Drunk driving not worth cost

February 4, 2015

On the morning of Jan. 24, Ben Allison was walking home from his girlfriend’s apartment when he was hit by a drunk driver. Allison did not survive the incident, and has left people highlighting the dangers...

Fresh approach needed for student party safety

September 11, 2014

As students enter the third week at Augustana, they are already encountering a feeling of uneasiness involved with partying. Students believe they are being faced with a choice of ‘have fun, but get...

College focus on charity, not booze

March 20, 2014

The upcoming Gamma Alpha Beta Buckethead Fundraiser on March 29th is the 30th anniversary of the event, and proceeds are being used to fund Augustana’s chapter of Camp Kesem. The idea of the event is...

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