A window inside life at Augustana College

Augie Choice NOW Available for FIRST-YEARS!

Breaking news! Augie Choice is available to current first-years who are studying abroad bnext year in some places. Days ago, the news came out that it can be used for Africa Term (Spring 2015)! (If you are interested or considering Africa Term, feel free to read Top Reasons to Study Abroad in Africa)  

Picture Day

In high school, I was under the impression that after I graduated I would never have to deal with a “Picture Day” again. I was wrong. Unfortunately, or maybe fortunately for some people, there are still picture days in college, or at least at Augie. Today, I am supposed to take my composite picture for […]

Reflection of a College Spring Break

Hey everyone, My first college spring break has come and gone like sand through my fingertips. Each moment hanging with friends, cherishing time with family, or just relaxing the day away seems like it happened a whole life time ago. Like most people, I wish I had traveled somewhere where there isn’t snow and the […]

Loves Me Not

Oh Valentines Day, the one day a year that makes couples “official” and single people ever more depressed. For those in a relationship, I would like to say “Congratulations.” I am truly happy that you found someone that takes away the loneliness, and I hope your love never burns out. But this post isn’t directed […]

“Love is Matter; it Cannot be Created nor Destroyed”

Due to the special event on February 14th, also known as Valentines Day or as I like to call it Single Awareness Day, I decided to post something to those who find this day their least favorite or for those who have a broken heart. Love is not everything. Even when you have lost someone […]

Love Letter Lessons: Inspiration to Seize the Day

Let’s let me talk selfishly for a second, but about something most girls and maybe some boys can relate to. When I was younger I remember constantly chasing boys like dogs chasing cats. Never-ending. What was my goal? It was always to deliver a letter filled with my feelings. Yet, I never caught up to […]

Third World Problems.

Hey everyone! In honor of Symposium Day, let’s talk a little bit about social justice! You’ve probably heard the phrase “first world problems”. Maybe you’ve even used it! If you don’t, here are some examples, courtesy of Google images! Anyway, my point is these are completely ridiculous! We take so much for granted these days, […]

Do you suffer from bargain-itis?

You know you’ve done it. You bought that thing that you REALLY didn’t really need and will probably never use…ever. Why? All because it was ON SALE NOW!! For a broke college kid, the side-effects of contracting bargain-itis can be crippling…and they need to be stopped. You do not have money to throw around and […]

Catching Fire

  First off, I really enjoyed the movie Catching Fire. I thought it followed the story line pretty well, and it was very attention grabbing. (Had to say it, I just saw it a few days ago:) )Anyway,  just like for Hunger Games, I do not believe this film glorifies violence in any way. Just as before, […]

What is “thankfulness” anyway?

Hi everyone! So I’m new here but for my first post I decided to submit my Observer article about thankfulness! If you have any comments, leave ‘em! I’d love to hear what you’re thankful for!   Well it’s that time of year again: crunching leaves, bonfires, cozy sweaters, Thanksgiving, and endless posts, greeting cards, and […]