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Taking the class out of the classroom: the challenges of online learning

Taking the class out of the classroom: the challenges of online learning

Olivia Doak March 26, 2020

Instructional videos, google hangouts and a theory-based approach: these are the ways that professors are adapting highly hands-on classes to be online.  All interactive classes, including labs, music...

Caitlyn Schaffer, senior, during Tennis practice on Oct. 4. Photo by Sarah Major.

Women’s tennis team rallies through CCIW play

Sarah Major October 11, 2018

After a weekend full of CCIW competition against Carthage College and Carroll University, the Augustana women’s tennis team sits at 7-0 overall with a 6-0 in conference play. On Saturday, Oct. 6, the...

Augie Tennis splits sunday afternoon slate

Matthew McKay March 29, 2018

The Augustana Women’s tennis team made the trip out to Cedar Rapids, Iowa coming off of a three-match losing streak. The Vikings were tasked to take on both Coe and Bethel Sunday afternoon. Augustana...

Women’s tennis looks to continue good start to season

Clint Ugolini March 22, 2018

Augustana women's tennis is off to a great start this year with a record of 14-4 and 8-0 in conference play. They are coming off of a couple losses, so they will attempt to pick it back up in a series...

Sophomore Madeline Lombardi and Senior Lauren Goggin (left to right) congratulate each other after a match during the AQ Tournament last Saturday. Photo by Kevin Donovan.

Women’s tennis earns second national tournament bid

May 3, 2017

It was a clash of two determined women's tennis opponents, the Augustana Vikings and the Wheaton Thunder, in the final round of the CCIW women's tennis teams, but the Viking came out on top in a narrow...

Members of the Men’s Tennis team practice a drill at the Moline Tennis Club. Photo by Lu Gerdemann.

Men’s tennis season starts Saturday

January 27, 2017

Coming into the season with ten members, the Augustana men’s tennis team is looking to start their season off with a win against Wabash College and Lake Forest University on Saturday at Wabash. One problem...

After first loss, women’s tennis shoots for CCIW win

October 20, 2016

The Augustana women’s tennis  team looks to wrap up their fall season with a strong performance and possible win at the CCIW Conference Championships this Thursday through Saturday in Hanover Park,...

Women’s tennis look to defeat CCIW rivals

Sophia Reid October 6, 2016

The Augustana women’s tennis team has a full week ahead of them as they will be taking on both North Park University and Elmhurst College in two CCIW matches on Wednesday and Saturday respectively. Despite...

Miedema earns 100th victory as head tennis coach

September 22, 2016

Augustana tennis team head coach Jon Miedema won his 100th game against Illinois Wesleyan on September 10. The women’s team won 9-0 in Bloomington, Illinois to give Miedema the milestone victory. They...

Women’s tennis start 2-0 in CCIW match-ups

September 16, 2016

The women’s tennis team concluded a successful weekend against two conference rivals, winning both matches 9-0. The team is getting ready to play against CCIW conference rivals in the coming weeks. The...

Men's tennis team ready for tournament

Matthew McKay September 15, 2016

The Augustana men’s tennis team will take on  CCIW conference teams during the CCIW Fall Tournament on Sept. 17 at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. The fall tournament is an introduction...

Augie Women Tennis Team gets ready for ther matches. Photo by Janie Le.

Women’s tennis earns top finishes

September 9, 2016

The women’s tennis team got off to a strong start to their season, defeating Grinell 8-1 on Aug. 27 and finishing second in the Wisconsin-Whitewater Invitational. Head coach Jon Miedema was pleased with...

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