BY NATALIA McGILL People like to talk about appropriation during Halloween, and it defaults to cultural appropriation. What a lot of people forget is that you can appropriate queer culture and queer identities. Here are some tips to ensure that your costume doesn’t appropriate queer/trans/non-binary identities. CROSS DRESSING/DRAG Cross dressing/drag is a big no-no for… Read More LGBTQA+ Appropriation during Halloween
SUBMITTED BY THE CAMROSE PUBLIC LIBRARY (JENNIFER ROZEMA) Different types of media have made it easier than ever to access material that would otherwise would have been harder to obtain on a day-to-day basis. Ebooks, eaudiobooks, websites dedicated to borrowing music, and movies through your laptop, smart phone, or tablet have changed the many ways… Read More Public Library Not Just for Tangibles: Online Resources Abound
BY HIEN NGUYEN How long have you been studying at Augustana? Whether you are a freshman or a final-year student, you can complete most programs in Augustana Campus in four or five years. However, the story is different for some outstanding individuals. They have been working at Augustana for a long time and continue to… Read More Long Service Awards Honours Dedicated Augustana Staff
By ISABELLA BOURQUE There are so many misconceptions when it comes to Indigenous people and our heritage. Having the advantage of taking Indigenous courses here at Augustana is inherent to understanding a lot of our history, as well as the realities we face today. Taking part in Indigenous classes helps to spread awareness about our peoples… Read More Indigenous Courses a Step Towards Understanding
BY HIEN NGUYEN Last week, Augustana held an annual awareness campaign about breast cancer. To provide people with more information about this common cancer, Nurse Navigator Alysa Bartman is happy to share some interesting points about the importance of having this campaign. What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women.… Read More Information on Breast Cancer a Key Part of Awareness Campaigns
BY CAT CRANDELL Executive Director of Student Life, Randal Nickel, was interviewed earlier last week about the upcoming laws and campus rules that are being implemented around cannabis, and how students, staff, and faculty will shape the revision of the substances policy in January 2019. Nickel would like you, dear readers, to know that if… Read More Cannabis Legislation Bringing Changes to Augustana
BY HANNAN MOHAMUD & CAT CRANDELL Some people don’t understand cultural appropriation exists and once someone who is a minority explains it, suddenly they’re not friends with you. These cultural appropriators don’t understand that it’s not our fault they like to steal other cultures and expect us to understand and be okay with a whole… Read More How Racist Will Your Halloween Not Be?