Eating Oranges in Greece and Drinking Red Wine in Sicily

During the Winter 2019 three week class, I went with Dr. Brandon Alakas and Geoffrey Dipple to Greece and Sicily for their AUCLA294 course (the blog for which you can check out here). If there are any two places that are quite ideal for studying Classical literature, it is definitely Greece and Sicily. When we first… Read More Eating Oranges in Greece and Drinking Red Wine in Sicily

A Look at the University of Alberta’s New Budget Model

On Jan. 14, University of Alberta Provost Steven Dew and Vice-President Gitta Kulczycki (Finance and Administration) hosted a town hall meeting to share general information on the new budget model. This new model will come into effect during the 2020-21 budget year, with actual funds distributed Apr. 1, 2020. This next academic year will see… Read More A Look at the University of Alberta’s New Budget Model

Get Involved with Your International Community at Augustana During I-Week

BY HIEN NGUYEN Being an International student, I have always felt welcomed by Augustana’s community. University life is not just about studying but socializing and trying out new roles that I have never thought I could have back home in Vietnam. Integration matters, especially in this fast-changing world, yet it is not assimilation. Everyone comes… Read More Get Involved with Your International Community at Augustana During I-Week

Student Led Programming a New Initiative For Students to Plan Events They Want

BY HIEN NGUYEN As a student, studying is important, but it is not everything. You build your future on relationships you establish today, the skills you practice, and the activities you get involved in. Free your mind for a while and create something different by joining Augustana’s new Student Led Programming. A brand-new program I… Read More Student Led Programming a New Initiative For Students to Plan Events They Want

Vikings Rec Takes on a New Look

BY ALIZA GRAHAM Augustana Campus Vikings Rec Council offers fun and exciting campus and community recreation activities. The Vikings Rec set up features drop-in programs such as basketball, volleyball, badminton, and yoga as well as intramural leagues, including ultimate Frisbee during fall term, and flag football in winter term. In addition, golf tournaments, dodgeball extravaganzas… Read More Vikings Rec Takes on a New Look