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Changes in the Dining Service are still unknown

Maria Fernanda Rubi March 31, 2021

Some weeks ago, the Student Government Association (SGA) sent a google form to the student body asking their opinion regarding possible changes in the Westerlin Market (C-Store) hours and adding more food...

Student Government Association adapts functions during COVID-19

María Fernanda Rubí March 17, 2021

Despite the challenges COVID-19 has brought this academic year, the Student Government Association (SGA) has worked hard to represent the student body’s needs. According to Kaitlyn Watkins, the president...

SGA resolution calls for virtual classes on election day

Mia C. Vu October 30, 2020

A new resolution on general election days was endorsed by Student Government Association (SGA) at a meeting held on Oct.8.  The SGA General Elections Days resolution calls for Augustana to have virtual...

Response team discusses bias

Response team discusses bias

Mia C. Vu September 24, 2020

The Bias Response Team had their first virtual meeting of the year for all students on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The meeting was held to help Augie community members to understand their role in improving the...

Telehealth is a call away for students

Olivia Doak September 8, 2020

The Augustana community now has 24/7 access to free online services for both physical and mental health.  Digital clinics, virtual therapy sessions and immediate mental health resources are now readily...

SGA presidential elections are all online

SGA presidential elections are all online

Brady Johnson April 2, 2020

The Coronavirus outbreak has pushed 15 states to postpone their presidential primaries. The global pandemic is also upending the way the Student Government Association (SGA) runs elections.  Senior Justin...

SGA enacts changes to bring more student voices

Liliana Peterson October 3, 2019

Student Government Association (SGA) has goals to enact major changes to complete projects and fix complaints from students, while opening their communication more. Plans and projects SGA is currently...

SGA fills open positions after president steps down

Olivia Doak May 11, 2019

Last Thursday, May 2, newly-elected Student Government Association (SGA) president Haley DeGreve chose to step down as a result of student demand during open student body reports. At DeGreve’s first...

Breaking News: DeGreve leaves SGA after protest

Olivia Doak May 3, 2019

At the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Thursday, May 2 newly-elected president Haley DeGreve stepped down from her position due to student protests. Over 20 students showed up at the meeting...

SGA senator elections to begin next week

Olivia Doak April 17, 2019

Elections for the senate that will initiate those changes for next year will be held on Tuesday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 23. Sophomore and international senator Nadia Ayensah said that students’...

Augustana celebrates African cultures with Afro Fest

Katherine Hogan April 17, 2019

On the night of April 13, Augustana’s African Student Association (ASA) held the second annual AfroFest.  Overall, ASA is a student group that strives to bring people together and share the culture...

DeGreve and Frasor run unopposed

Olivia Doak March 19, 2019

On Saturday, Mar. 10 junior Haley DeGreve and sophomore Carl Frasor announced they would be running for Student Government president and vice president unopposed. Their main platform point is servant leadership,...

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