BY AMIELLE CHRISTOPHERSON During the ASA AGM last week, I found myself making suggestions I would have hated hearing when I was 17 or 18. The floor had been opened to discuss suggestions for the new substance policies coming to campus next semester and I put forward the idea that, if residences are going to… Read More Slow and Steady Makes New Policies Work
BY NATHALIE HEWA DEWAGE Augustana has a problem. A problem with minority groups. If you think about it, you could say Augustana has always had this problem – a small town and Lutheran roots don’t exactly foster diversity. But that isn’t all of it. The real issue is that it’s been a 100 years and… Read More A Reply To Racism
BY AMIELLE CHRISTOPHERSON The most common conversation I’ve been having lately is, “We should definitely get together soon and catch up! What’s your week look like?…oh, what about next week?…what about before you head home for Christmas?” because life is nonstop chaos?? and we’re all just running around?? and every morning there somehow ends up… Read More Life is Chaos and Chaos is Life and Everything’s on Fire
BY AMIELLE CHRISTOPHERSON In the Oct. 22, 2018 issue of The Dagligtale, the story “Appropriation is Not a Costume: A Reminder” included two individual pieces of writing under one headline with no clear way to distinguish where one ended and the other began. It also credited all three authors at the beginning of the piece,… Read More Editorial: An Apology
by AUTUMN MACDONALD In 2016, Edda Humprecht and Frank Esser mapped various news websites across the world to examine models in which media companies adapt to the rapidly changing environment of web-based media. They focused on the benefits of digital journalism, noting that political reporting has essentially been revolutionized through the use of hyperlinks, interactive… Read More Communication in 2017: And the Death of Print Newspapers
Strategies for Being an Effective Ally by SAMMY LOWE Now that we’re back from Reading Week, it’s exciting to think that Pride Week is just around the corner (YAAAAS)! While there will be a plethora of fun events and activities throughout the week, such as a bake sale and a musical performance by award-winning musician… Read More No Need for Shade, Augustana!
When Even Study Schedules and All-Nighters Aren’t Enough by SAMMY LOWE Hello, dear reader. I’m sure that you know just as well as I do that University isn’t as easy as shows like “Community” or “Pitch Perfect” make it seem. Sure, we have the opportunity to make meaningful connection and memories throughout our time here,… Read More The University Balancing Act