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Augie abandons its worst residence halls

Chloe Baxter May 6, 2023

Augustana recently announced the decision to renovate Erickson Residence Hall in the 2023-2024 school year. This is a choice that excites students who will have improved air conditioning and plumbing when...

For many students, the 50 cent raise only increases discontentment

For many students, the 50 cent raise only increases discontentment

Caitlin Campbell October 26, 2022

On Monday Oct. 17, Augustana College sent out an email to the student body, announcing that on Oct. 31, the student minimum wage would increase from $9.25 to $9.75 an hour. Although the announcement...

Admissions ahead of schedule

December 13, 2014

The Office of Admissions plans to send more offers to prospective students than ever before, and although the year-long process is in its early stages, the office is reporting it is already ahead of where...

Exchange student Mai Shiromaru of Japan sits at an International Club meeting. There are over 50 new international students this year at Augustana.
Photo by Hoang Nguyen.

5 percent of incoming class from 15 countries

September 11, 2014

This year, Augustana has enrolled 54 new international students, making up 5% of the incoming class. Last year, 39 new international students enrolled, compared to the previous year, which brought in...

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