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Career Center gets new name, new staff

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According to the developers of Augustana’s Career Center, “career” isn’t broad enough anymore.

“One of the priorities identified from diverse individuals … was to have a comprehensive office that provides diverse support,” Career Center executive director Billie Streufert said. “The need expressed was to have a comprehensive and streamlined student resource.” Continue reading…

Currently, the Career Center has been unofficially renamed the Success Center and is being evaluated and restructured as a part of Augustana’s strategic plan. This center will include its previous duties, but according to Streufert, it will also become much more. Streufert said the new center will be launched in Feb. 2015.

Down and derby: skating with Jess Daniels



While most freshmen at Augustana would shy away from the term, Jess Daniels is proud to be called “fresh meat” — when she’s on wheels, at least.

Last February, Daniels took on a new extracurricular activity. After watching her aunt and uncle in roller derby bouts in the Twin Cities, Daniels said she fell in love with the sport and began training with a local team, the Sioux Falls Roller Dollz. Continue reading…

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief: Focus on equality in feminism

Megan Raposa

A few weeks ago, at an off-campus job, I found myself sitting behind two male co-workers while they searched online for desktop backgrounds on a website similar to 4chan.

Not surprisingly, some of the images that came up were of not-fully-clothed women, which, unfortunately, are basically the bread and butter of online images.

I expressed my disgust at the photos, saying that, as a feminist, I don’t think it’s right for women to be portrayed as objects. Continue reading…


Klitzke’s rigorous preparation has yielded big-time success

Freshman Parker Klitzke follows through on a   practice swing during a practice at Bakker Crossing. Photo by: Mike Shafer

Freshman Parker Klitzke follows through on a practice swing during a practice at Bakker Crossing. Photo by: Mike Shafer

JonathAn Heiberger

After he played in all five of Augustana’s fall tournaments and tied for third place in the first half of the NSIC conference tournament, freshman golfer Parker Klitzke’s talent on the golf course became apparent.

Klitzke, a Sioux Falls native and Lincoln High School graduate, has been invaluable to Augustana’s golf team this season. Tying for 17th place in his first tournament, Klitzke has since claimed sixth place and 10th place in tournaments.

Langlie already emerging as a leader for the women’s team

Photo by: Mike Shafer

Photo by: Mike Shafer

Jared Rubado

Freshman Sierra Langlie says she came to Augustana “because of the history [the college] brings.”

Every year, the freshman class brings in new athletes that attempt to carry on Augustana’s tradition of athletic excellence.

Many athletes redshirt their freshman year, but some display such talent that they are thrust into the varsity lineup. Continue reading…