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Women’s golf ready for regional championship

Women’s golf wins eighth straight NSIC Championship For the eighth consecutive year, women’s golf has won the NSIC Championship. The schedule of this year’s meet was different than previous years. The conference was held in Morton, Minn., April 21-23. “It…

Augustana Football unveils the Guardian Cap

Augustana Football taking new steps to tackle head injuries   In the age of concussion prevention, Augustana football is taking steps to prevent headrelated trauma to its athletes. During spring practice in April, the Vikings unveiled the Guardian Cap: a…

Vikings face top team of the NSIC

Vikings face Mankato Friday for chance at conference position   Coming off last weekend’s 2-2 split against Wayne State, only one school stands between the Augustana baseball team and the top of the NSIC: the Minnesota State University Mavericks. The…

Women’s tennis falls to Southeastern Oklahoma State

Women’s tennis season ends in NCAA first round   Women’s tennis ended its season after one round into the NCAA Championship. The team fell to Southeastern Oklahoma State 5-0, Monday. The team won its seventh consecutive NSIC Tournament title and…

Parking problems may see a solution

Parking expansion policy under consideration ERIN MAIROSE elmairose13@ole.augie.edu Now in his fourth year of commuting to campus from Vermillion, Geoffrey Gray-Lobe has a parking strategy. Gray-Lobe usually parks on side streets near Our Savior’s Lutheran or on Grange Avenue. “That’s…

Scanmark 2000 edition

END OF AN ERA DESTINY PINDER-BUCKLEY drpinderbuckley16@ole.augie.edu No more number two pencils and bubble answer sheets—evaluations are moving online to a system called EvaluationKIT. The online evaluations include the same questions asked for years on paper forms. The old system…

Administration unable to fund across-the-board raises

Budgetary strains disallow staff-wide raises JACOB KNUTSON jaknutson15@ole.augie.edu Each year, Augustana faculty and staff members receive raises to compensate for inflation and rising healthcare costs. Except for next year. Because of strains on the university’s budget, administration was unable to…

Inauguration of Augustana’s first female president to be “once in a lifetime opportunity” to students

   Herseth Sandlin’s inauguration to be week-long celebration MATTHEW SCHILLING maschilling13@ole.augie.edu Students returning in the fall will be greeted to a “once in a lifetime opportunity:” the inauguration of Augustana’s first female president, Stephanie Herseth Sandlin. A week of events…

President Rob Oliver: Reflections on gratitude

  This issue of the Mirror is the last opportunity I will have as your president to offer a few words. My thanks to Mirror editor Jacob Belgum for offering this space to me. I will try to use it…

Augustana Student Association should act on transparency promise

  Another election, another year of “transparency” being promised. Excuse the cynicism, but nearly every year transparency has been touted within the Augustana Student Association, yet little has actually changed. Despite “efforts” to make students more informed of the going-ons…