Category: News

“Creating the culture of safety on campus” Augustana forming new committee

AU forming safety committee to remain current with compliance JOSH ESTABROOK jpestabrook16@ole.augie.edu Augustana is currently in the process of creating a safety committee that, once active, would oversee safety compliance across campus. “As we learn more about our requirements, we…

Jury duty as a college student?

(Don’t) do your civic duty: how to handle jury duty as a college student ERIN MAIROSE elmairose13@ole.augie.edu When senior Liz Renner received a letter requesting she serve jury duty last spring, she immediately looked at the calendar and weighed how…

Medical amnesty clause for students getting a face lift

New laws may give students increased immunity from drug/alcohol violations JACOB KNUTSON jaknutson15@ole.augie.edu Eight years ago, Dean of Students Jim Bies and other campus officials formed and implemented the current medical amnesty clause in the student handbook. The clause shields…

Increased enrollment due to marketing efforts

Investments in marketing help propel enrollment in year two of name change JACOB BELGUM jbbelgum13@ole.augie.edu Fresh off a 2016 freshmen class 54 students larger than the year before, the 2017 version projects to feature a similarly hefty bump. As of…

Tuve Hall’s first floor likely to become third home for freshmen

  Freshmen projection may spur changes at Augustana JACOB BELGUM jbbelgum13@ole.augie.edu Bergsaker and Solberg Halls will likely no longer be the lone on-campus housing option for freshmen next academic year. Because of a large projected freshmen class, the first floor…