A window inside life at Augustana College

Say Something To Yourself!

Hello everyone, I am sorry for not posting in months, but I am back at it again. I miss doing this and haven’t forgotten about it. Today, I wanted to focus on talking about finding ourselves and getting through hard times, because college can be a struggle and stressful on the mind. I can tell […]

What A Late Winter Can Bring!!!

It is always wonderful to find out that winter is wanting to show up late this year! FUN!! Coming back to campus after a long winter break, I find it interesting. It is always that awkward time of year where we are just starting to get back into the role of things. One thing that […]

.:Of Fish and Snails:.

Like many college students, especially pre-vet majors such as myself, one of the first questions I asked myself was whether or not I would get a fish in college. Fish are perhaps the perfect candidate for dorm room pet, as they are low maintenance and fun to watch. Throughout my childhood I had plenty of […]

What I’m Thankful For

After the Thanksgiving holiday I’ve been thinking about what I’m thankful for this year. Immediately, I think of my roommates and my building. Living in a TLA (Transitional Living Apartment) was an adjustment but an exciting one. I moved in with three other girls I barely knew prior and into a building full of guys. […]

One In A Million Chances

There are many challenges that get thrown at us every day, but what is it that keeps us tackling those challenges? There are people who roll through challenges like it’s nothing, and then there are people like me, who have to climb mountains and dig tunnels just to find an answer. Does that mean I […]


Hello everyone, I hope everyone’s year is splendid!  I apologize for not blogging in a while, but college will do that to you!!  One thing I will put out there is that the LAST TWO WEEKS OF THE TERM are STRESSFUL!!!   This isn’t HIGH SCHOOL anymore, so you better mentally prepare for all that […]


Hello everyone, Today I want to share my dorm experience thus far.   Since each dorm is unique in its own way, we all find little quirks that appeal to us.  I am well aware that I am a little behind schedule, but I still feel that it is necessary for people to get a […]

Leave Home

Leaving home for college was one of the scariest things to happen to me so far in my life. My family had just moved from my lifetime home of Colorado Springs, Colorado to St. Louis, Missouri only two months before college started. I was going from a new town where I barely knew anyone to […]


Hello Augie friends!  I don’t normally talk about touchy topics, but my goal with this blog is to not only take you through my amazing Augie experience, but to also really understand the different experiences students have and how Augie is not just a school, but a family.  The programs we have here are wonderful […]

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