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Online Exclusive: Tahlyr Banks Q&A

An Exclusive Interview with Senior Libero Tahlyr Banks STEPHANIE SANCHEZ sasanchez15@ole.augie.edu This past weekend, Augustana volleyball captured their first win in the NSIC tournament against the Northern State Wolves for the first time in program history. Senior Tahlyr Banks was…

AU wrestling debuts high in NWCA poll

KALI TRAUTMAN ktrautman14@ole.augie.edu The Augustana wrestling team begins the 2017-2018 season with the intention of getting back to where it left off last season—the Division II National Championship.  Head coach Jason Reitmeier and associate head coach Tom Meester return 20…

A game of guess who: Should Augustana adopt anonymous testing?

Yes, past impressions impact future judgements GRACE WALLIN gmwallin17@ole.augie.edu College classes often contain several types of students. You have the teacher, the class clown, the try-hard, the occasional hand-raiser, the quiet observer and the no-show.  As students, we have a…

A game of guess who: Should Augustana adopt anonymous testing?

No, knowing name helps spot reoccurring mistakes KATELYN CLEMENT kmclement16@ole.augie.edu When a professor hands back graded work to their class, there typically is one person who turned in the assignment without a name. Sometimes, putting our names on homework slips…

J & Clay Show hits the airwaves

MACY AHLERS maahlers14@ole.augie.edu A bearded man with fire red hair idles next to his chiseled baseball playing co-anchor as they prepare the first podcast of many. While students may recognize the duo around campus, soon only their voices will be…

Foreigners fall into trouble with Dubai law

DESTINY PINDER-BUCKLEY drpinderbuckley16@ole.augie.edu New York, London, Dubai, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Shanghai. In one of these global cities, a person can be arrested for holding hands in public. Can you guess which one? The answer is Dubai, the largest city in…

Gender studies minor goes under the microscope for modifications

KELSEY SPROUT klsprout16@ole.augie.edu Faculty from various departments at Augustana are coming together to revitalize a decade old minor: gender studies.   Gender studies, one of the 43 minors offered at Augustana, is a multidisciplinary minor with the goal of providing…

Study Africa, ‘the blooming continent’

ABEL NEGASH amnegash14@ole.augie.edu  Augustana is offering its very first African Studies course (GEN 397) over the coming interim and you should take the opportunity to learn about the continent that is blooming. Some of the fastest growing economies in the…

Augustana professor’s artwork finds landing in Orlando airport

RILEY NORDQUIST rjnordquist16@ole.augie.edu The terminal floor in the Orlando International Airport will soon have an innovative look and some Viking pride, thanks to Augustana professor, Scott Parsons. Parsons was selected as the winner of the floor design contest, competing against…

Augustana Band celebrates 60th anniversary with special guest

KAATJE WEILAND kpweiland16@ole.augie.edu This year marked the 60th annual Band Festival at Augustana. A two-day regional event featuring high school instrumentalists from five states, the Augustana Band Festival has been a long-standing tradition at the university. For Larry Petersen, assistant…