President Rob Oliver announced juniors Aimée Fisher and Eric Herst as 2014 Augustana Peace Scholars on Thursday, Feb. 20.
Fisher and Herst will attend 7-week summer program, June 15 to August 1, in Norway to develop their understanding of peace, social justice, democracy and human rights along with students from Augsburg College, Concordia College – Moorhead, Luther College, Pacific Lutheran University and St. Olaf College. Continue Reading…
Those applying for on or off-campus housing for the 2014-2015 school year will see six changes regarding campus residences as they prepare for room selection day on March 23. Continue Reading…
In general, I have mixed feelings about surveys. I suppose it depends on what you’re passionate about. For instance, I will gladly fill out a survey about, say, an Augustana dance, but will never participate in any survey conducted over the phone.
Nevertheless, I will be the first one to step forward and say that surveys are necessary, vital, crucial and any other adjective that imprints just how important some surveys really are. As I’m sure you are aware, I’ve got a particular survey in mind: teacher evaluations. Continue Reading…
Set in dystopian Chicago, Divergent presents society as human categorization.
Last time in the air, I ‘volunteered’ to read The Hunger Games and was pleasantly surprised by the fierce heroine, snappy dialogue and dystopian allegory. Yet even in the strength of Suzanne Collins’ trilogy, I could still feel myself sliding past the target-age group, identifying more with secondary adults such as bitter Gale or disenchanted Haymitch (and not to mention distracted by the relentless first-person dialogue and unadorned transitions of the developing writer). Continue Reading…
Senior Katie Jesperson was the second tennis player this year to to receive NSIC Player of the Week.
For the second consecutive week, an Augustana women’s tennis standout was honored with the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference player of the week title.
Sophomore Jessa Richards earned the same title on Feb. 11 following a perfect weekend of competition. In matches against USF and Upper Iowa, she remained undefeated and led the team to 9-0 victories against both schools. Continue Reading…