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Semester burnout takes control of the college

Dina Marin November 14, 2019

For the first time, Augustana is experiencing a semester schedule as opposed to a trimester schedule – a shift that has caused both positive and negative feedback from students, faculty and staff. An...

Semester switch changes theater dept. schedule

Abigail Johnson October 24, 2019

Augustana’s switch from a trimester schedule to a semester schedule has led to a lot of mixed emotions throughout campus. One area of Augustana’s campus that has definitely been affected by the switch...

Anna Pfalzgraf, senior, talks to Professor Lederman during the semester transition pop-up sessions. Photo by Brady Johnson.

Semester puzzle closer to completion

Brady Johnson September 13, 2018

This will be the final year of trimesters at Augustana College. Semesters will now be the foundation for years to come. Staff and students discuss the implementation and effects of this change. Augustana...

Switch to semesters a win for transfer students and everyone who hates winter term

September 9, 2016

I've never met a student at Augie who enjoys having to spend the last week of their winter break cramming. And by "cramming", I don't mean stuffing your face with gingerbread cookies and candy canes....

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