A window inside life at Augustana College

College Democrats: A promise fulfilled

When I visited Augustana my senior year of high school, I was promised that Augustana would be a great hotspot for politics. There was bound to be politicians coming through the area and there was going to be media. As a senior, being promised that one day, I could be interviewed about politics was pretty […]

A Reintroduction

Since I’ve had 33 posts since I first introduced myself, I decided it was time for a reintroduction. I know I’ve changed a lot since I first started blogging, so I figured I will update all of you old readers and fill in all of you new readers.  I’m now a senior here at Augustana majoring […]

How I shook the hand of President Obama and Michelle Obama

Today I got to shake the hand of the Commander-in-Chief aka the President of the United States! AND First Lady Michelle Obama! But back to the beginning…Last week Augustana College Democrats were given VIP tickets to his rally in East Davenport by a Davenport Field Organizer. I got an email that asked if Augustana College Democrats […]

Preparation for homecoming!

When you only have ten weeks (plus finals) a term, time seems to go by really, really, really fast. I picked all of my classes for next term and finally got all the classes I want for once. That’s one of the perks of not being an underclassman anymore, those who aren’t in your major […]

Welcome to my life!

Hello!! I’m Alicia Oken and I am currently a junior at Augustana. I’m majoring in political science, communication studies and multimedia journalism and mass communication. Cross your fingers I can actually get that all in within the next two years! I can’t stand just sitting around my room, so I am involved in a lot […]