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Letter to the editor: YDSA

May 13, 2022

Editor’s note: This piece was submitted by the Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA).  Dear Editor, We deserved to go home for spring break. After so many assignments, papers, lectures...

Baseball and Softball teams dominate spring break tourney in Florida

Silas Gilklay April 14, 2022

Over spring break, the baseball and softball teams headed to Florida and outperformed their opponents in the spring break invite. Both teams dominated the RussMatt tourney in Florida by collecting 14 wins...

Mental health effects of no spring break and how to overcome it

Mental health effects of no spring break and how to overcome it

Bethany Abrams March 23, 2021

In October 2020, Augustana College announced the change that spring break in the 2021 academic year will not be held. The Augustana College website states, “The goal of canceling spring break is to mitigate...

Augustana adjusts calendar year: a delayed j-term start and spring break cancelled

Augustana adjusts calendar year: a delayed j-term start and spring break cancelled

Molly Sweeney October 26, 2020

In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Augustana College announced on Oct. 12 their decision to delay the start of J-term one week, to delay the start of Spring semester one week and to cancel spring...

COVID-19 creates uncertainty for future terms

Molly Sweeney October 10, 2020

Due to COVID-19, J-term, spring break and the spring semester are looking to have a different structure this year. As of right now, the Augustana Strong committee is in the process of deciding how the...

Senior Eric Pohl returns the serve from Illinois Tech. Augustana won with a score of 9-0.

Men’s tennis has successful run in spring break matches

Morgan Clark March 15, 2018

After playing a few tennis matches in late September, the tennis team has begun to practice and compete for the continuation of their 2018 season as the weather warms up. The Augustana Men’s tennis team...

Schedule should be streamlined

December 18, 2013

When I was deciding on whether or not I should go to Augustana, one of my biggest hesitations was that Augustana followed a trimester schedule. Now that I’ve been here almost a year and a half, I find...

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