A window inside life at Augustana College

I’m currently wrapping up my political science major as a junior, and will complete my second major, MJMC throughout the spring, and 2012-13 school year. I am the editor-in-chief of the Augustana Observer, and also work for the Quad City Times Sports Desk. I have four tattoos, and am almost seven feet tall (6’10″ to be exact), so I’m an easy spot in a crowd!

Why the Cubs won’t, and shouldn’t sign Prince Fielder

The Chicago Cubs have been the often-talked about favorite in the Prince Fielder sweepstakes of late. The 27-year old first baseman is coming off a season where he hit .299, with 38 home runs and 120 runs batted in, numbers quite similar to new Angels signee Albert Pujols (.299/37/99), whose freshly signed contract of 10 […]

LA Angels hope to heaven that Pujols is their savior

This week, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim announced their signing of legendary Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols. Seemingly stealing him away from a hometown return, this deal has not only altered the landscape of the AL West and NL Central, but baseball, as a whole. What this means for St. Louis: For the Cardinals, […]

What signing Theo Epstein means for the Cubs

Tuesday evening, the rumors were swirling. The Red Sox were going to let Epstein leave Beantown. Once the youngest general manager in the game, Epstein led the Red Sox to two World Series championships and reversed the infamous ‘Curse of the Bambino’ that ravaged Red Sox Nation for over 90 years. Wednesday morning, Epstein agreed […]