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ACES hasn’t been ace-ing its quality of service as of late

Zach Blair March 5, 2022

Augustana College Express Service (ACES) is one of the most frequently accessed services on campus. Many students rely on ACES for those instances where it’s late at night and they might need to hitch...

TRIO gives back to the community

Brett Kuras March 2, 2022

The TRIO program at Augustana makes its mark on the community by contributing to a “national day of service” where the students and staff of the program travel the Quad Cities and volunteer at various...

VIDEO: OctobHERfest Preview 2021

Michelle Quinn October 18, 2021

Her Campus is hosting their annual event, OctobHERfest. However, this year they have decided to utilize this event as a way to educate students and staff about breast cancer awareness while fundraising...

SAAC continues to work despite sports hiatus

Nick Gainey November 19, 2020

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the postponement of fall athletics, some Augustana athletes have stayed busy through the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). SAAC was founded two...

Seniors pursue service around the world and at home

Seniors pursue service around the world and at home

Anh Cao February 20, 2020

Article by Anh Cao and Brady Johnson. Society seems to view higher education as a stepping stone towards a financially stable career. Students spend four years in college with a few internships scattered...

Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Thea Gonzales October 10, 2019

I am waist-deep in a recycling bin while my friends are yelling at me to get out, but I heed not their words: this is pop-tabs competition week. In the bi-annual Greek tradition of a pop-tab collecting...

More than just a uniform

Jordan Cone April 10, 2019

I grew up watching my dad walk out the door every day not knowing when or if he’d come home that night. As a kid, that never phased me; it was what was normal for the daughter of a police officer. But...

Faculty and staff recognized on A Day

Faculty and staff recognized on A Day

Jordan Cone October 4, 2018

On Thursday Sept. 27, faculty and staff were recognized for service years, perfect attendance and a few were awarded the Jaeke Award during a morning event called "A Day." "In the grand history of 155...

It's All Greek to Me

April 7, 2016

Three years ago, I decided not to pledge social Greek. Instead, I found my way to Sigma Alpha Iota-Delta Tau, an international music fraternity housed here on campus. I'll admit I'm not much of a social...

Service hour increase due to new logging system

May 10, 2015

Logged volunteer hours at Augustana are on track this year, if not ahead of normal as compared to previous years. The college switched to logging volunteer and service hours online through United Way on...

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