by CAROLYN VENTER For those who don’t know, Sociology Professor Geraint Osborne teaches a controversial class every two years where you can learn about genital piercings, witch burnings and social stigma. The latter is examined through a ‘social norm breaching experiment’. If you don’t know what that means, it’s like that time in the fifth… Read More A Vibrator, a Raw Duck, the Cops, and an Old Man
PART ONE by JENNIFER HA As a fifth year, I’ve found that small talk as a university student typically follows this tedious and slightly panicked pattern: name, hometown, major, and future plans. While I usually try to divert the conversation by bringing up horoscopes (happy Scorpio season!), I still find myself having to answer the… Read More There is Hope: Life After Augustana
by KEN WINDER The Augustana Student Association’s Fall General Meeting happened in late October. The meeting consisted of an address, the budget, question period, and the discussions of the new academic calendar, sexual assault, and the fee referendum. During the first hour of the general meeting, council members and representatives gave their address. Each… Read More What Has That Sneaky ASA Been Up To?
An Untold Bus Story by ISABELL STAMM Get to know your community on the Camrose Community Bus! This new installment from the City of Camrose runs twice a week, with a $2 charge one way. The bus currently runs on Tuesdays and Fridays from 8 until 4. City Council is asking students to call in… Read More Cruising Through Camrose!
Two Media Sources On Campus by KEN WINDER The Dagligtale and the Medium? If you’re busy like most of the general student population, you typically don’t question which media source you pick up to read during the five minutes you’ve allotted to scarf down your calories for the day. Both media sources have content managed… Read More Two Birds, One Stone… Or Something Like That
by CRYSTAL ROSENE This month’s subject is a bit closer to Earth than those of the previous articles, but I felt it was relevant. As you may have heard, this fall has been spectacular for displaying some breathtaking shows courtesy of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. So I thought this would be a good… Read More Behold the Splendour of the North!
by JENNIFER HA Augustana’s liberal arts curriculum has allowed (and, at times, forced) me to take courses in a variety of disciplines. As a crotchety, old fifth year, I have a transcript and a grade point average of which I am extremely proud—a result of taking a wide range of courses I found interesting and… Read More Knowing when to Fold ‘Em: What a Withdrawal Really Means on Your Transcript