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James Boxmeyer, 63, of Philadelphia attends his first Inaguration. Wearing gear to support President Trump, he stands in a crowd of tens of thousands of protestors waiting to go through security. Photo by Ryan Jenkins.

Trump Supporter: “I am not racist”

January 20, 2017

"I am a lifelong Democrat, but I voted for Trump." 63 year-old James Boxmeyer of Philadelphia, Pa. said while waiting to get into the gates of the Inauguration of President Donald Trump on Jan. 20. "I...

Mic Sampson, Frank Waln, and Sam Sampson during their Jan. 22 performance in Centennial Hall.
Photo credit: Alex Cintado

Challenging colonial mindsets

January 30, 2015

On Thursday of last week, Frank Waln and the Sampson Brothers performed in Centennial Hall to a crowd of Augustana students and community members. The message that they brought was much needed on our...

Editorial: Costumes trivialize struggles of real people

October 16, 2014

Halloween is fast approaching, and students are gearing up for finding the perfect costume for the holiday. Characters from pop culture and historical figures are popular choices for costumes, as are costumes...

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