The Real Reason We Stay At Augustana by ISABELL STAMM There is no doubt in our minds that one of Augustana’s greatest advantages is Hutch, the library dog. Nancy, the head librarian, spoke to Hutch’s origins. “Hutch first began visiting the library as part of pet therapy which was offered during the exam seasons. It was… Read More Hutch the Library Dog
Augustana’s Major Drama Production Kicks Off by JENNY GREEN This semester, the Augustana theatre sets its stage to not one, but two theatrical productions! Amy Sutton’s “A Human Write” plans on captivating audiences as does newly commissioned piece, “I Shot a Duck” by Edmonton playwright, Jason Chinn. Since the beginning of the winter semester, twenty… Read More Ducks, Guns, and Writer’s Block
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!
Based on a True Story By CAROLYN VENTER A Museum A snow globe How much had he fed them? While he was on the Gameboy These two played the waiting game Who would eat the other? A child who doesn’t know his own strength. He remembers the first ladybug who’s wings were sacrificed to… Read More BIO 338: A Butterfly Horror Story
A Fifth Year’s Guide to Pooping on Campus By JENNIFER HA The Augustana Advantage includes small class sizes, personal relationships with your professors, and a liberal arts curriculum that develops your core skills. It does not, however, include the open concept bathrooms that plague our architecture. When we say your professors get to know you… Read More The Toilet Tours
The Aftermath of Valentine’s Day By NATALIA MCGILL The aftermath of Valentine’s Day can differ for everyone. Some may look forward to the days after February 14th for discount candy and Valentine’s cards that they can give to their friends with claims of “Oh, so sorry! I forgot to give this to you!”; while the… Read More Love Is a Battlefield