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Town hall documents wage frustration

Caitlin Campbell November 16, 2022

On Tuesday Nov. 15, the Student Government Association (SGA) held a town hall meeting in response to students’ frustration with the 50 cent wage increase that was announced on Oct. 17.  The town...

For many students, the 50 cent raise only increases discontentment

For many students, the 50 cent raise only increases discontentment

Caitlin Campbell October 26, 2022

On Monday Oct. 17, Augustana College sent out an email to the student body, announcing that on Oct. 31, the student minimum wage would increase from $9.25 to $9.75 an hour. Although the announcement...

Student workers receive increase in hourly pay

Student workers receive increase in hourly pay

Brett Kuras October 17, 2022

On Oct.17, Kirk Anderson, Augustana’s chief financial officer and vice president of administration sent an email to the student body informing them of a wage increase for on-campus jobs. The increase...

Submission: Create change

Zack Horve May 13, 2022

Editor’s note: The author is a representative of the campus group Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA). Here, he expresses his views on labor at Augustana. When the Young Democratic Socialists...

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...

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