Top Stories

Boe FORUM 2018 speaker announced



Homecoming questions with the king and queen



The choir is singing, doughnuts is invaded every building, streamers are lining the hallways and Viking Days is finally here. The Mirror sat down with homecoming king Shay Norris, a senior psychology and business major, and queen Katelyn Graber, a senior biology major, for an exclusive interview. Continue reading

After Las Vegas shooting, campus reviews active threat procedures


Last week, a gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest, a country music festival in Las Vegas. The gunman claimed the lives of 58 people and injured another 489 people.


In light of this tragedy, many are wondering what Augustana University Campus Safety would do in a similar situation.

“I think when you’re talking about active threat scenarios, probably what you want look at is how the university is preparing for that, what steps we have in place, and what you do if you are found in that scenario.” Continue reading

New quarterback joins AU football


While most students come to Augustana for the first time as freshmen, starting quarterback Ryan Rubley joined the community this year as a graduate student, pursuing a master of arts degree in sports administration and leadership.

ryan rubley

Ryan Rubley

Before joining the team, Rubley played three seasons at the University of Tulsa as quarterback. He appeared in four games and completed seven passes for 92 yards and one touchdown. Due to the rules of eligibility in the Division II league, Rubley is still eligible to play for three semesters as a viking.
“The top three quarterbacks from last year are gone, so there was a need to fill a void that was left by the departure of those individuals,” head coach Jerry Olszewski said of Rubley’s arrival on the team. “The demand for leadership happened immediately.” Continue reading