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Administration-student ratios stray from norms

March 26, 2015

Augustana has touted itself as a reprieve from the often impersonal experience students receive at other universities. National trends across the U.S. show that colleges are increasing the size of administrative...

Campus forum sheds light on racial issues

January 22, 2015

During a social justice campus forum on Wednesday, Crystal Gray, Black Student Union interim vice president, discussed the micro-aggressions she hears on Augustana’s campus. Micro-aggressions are acts...

Augustana bans Yik Yak from network

December 17, 2014

The Augustana community received an email stating that the popular, anonymous social media app Yik Yak had been banned from the college’s network in response to four student groups who requested administration...

Audit confirms nearly $7,000 inaccuracy in SGA budget

October 24, 2014

The Student Government Association (SGA) is returning nearly $7,000 to groups on campus that are financed through fundraising after an audit revealed an inaccuracy in SGA’s contingency budget. SGA held...

Benson, Funke elected SGA president and vice president

April 9, 2014

The student body elected Richard Benson and Megan Funke president and vice president for student government in 2014-2015 after two days of voting last week, winning by 261 votes. After getting the call...

Benson/Funke win SGA election

April 3, 2014

The votes are in. Richard Benson and Megan Funke will be the president and vice president, respectively, for the Student Government Association for the 2014-2015 academic year. They beat out Darien Marion-Burton...

Benson, Funke provide professionalism, peace of mind

Benson, Funke provide professionalism, peace of mind

March 27, 2014

After a weekend of campaigning, Student Government Association (SGA) presidential and vice presidential candidates took the stage in a debate Monday night. Senator Darien Marion-Burton and running mate...

Benson, Funke run against Marion-Burton, Gray in upcoming SGA election

March 23, 2014

Presidential and vice presidential candidates for the Student Government Association (SGA) will be participating in a debate regarding student life and community engagement on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Gavle...

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