A Vibrator, a Raw Duck, the Cops, and an Old Man

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

What Has That Sneaky ASA Been Up To?

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?

Knowing when to Fold ‘Em: What a Withdrawal Really Means on Your Transcript

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