A window inside life at Augustana College

My name is Joshua Avalos. I’m 19 yrs. old. I like to read, sing, and listen to music. I’m looking forward to making lots of new friends this year at Augie. I intend to double major in Vocal Performance and Music Education Voice.

A New Term

Well last week we started a new term and boy was it stressful,  but things are getting a little easier.  And smart me decided I wasn’t busy enough so I am now taking part in the winter term play which is an adaption of the Greek play Bacchae entitled The Boch Eye and it’s going […]

Almost Over

Wow it’s been a long time since I’ve written a lot has happened the one major thing being Homecoming.  Sadly I didn’t get to attend many of the homecoming events cuz I was busy with one thing or another.  One thing I did do was Sing with Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.  Our theme was 90’s […]


It has come to my attention that I have not blogged in a whole so here goes.  Here we are in week 5 of the first term my how time flies . It seems like just yesterday I was moving into Erickson scared out of my mind not knowing what to expect, but now it’s […]

Week 2

My how time flies, it seems like just yesterday we were starting our college journey but here we are already at the end of week 2.  What a crazy week its been finally settling into the groove of things and note having to check my planner every time I need to know what class I have next, when it […]


WOW!!! What a couple of days its been.  First off we just went through First Year Orientation and boy was that a lot to take in, but there was also some fun and funny times.  Lets start off with the fun which was the boat cruise on the Mississippi River.  This was also a funny […]


WOW! What a couple of days its been!  I am all moved into 330 Erickson, met 2 of my 3 roommates, registered for classes, met the international students, attended MCO, climbed more stairs than i have in a month back home, and just had a great time. Oh, lets not forget the multitude of peers […]

1 Week

Hey every one I’m super excited 1 week from today I will be flying to my new start at Augie.  It’ll b a new experience in many ways for me.  For 1 thing I found out I’ll have 3 room mates verses the normal 1, I’ll be in a class room for the first time […]


This is my first try here so bear with me.  In a little over three weeks those of us who were invited to MCO will be at Augie and shortly after we will be joined by all our fellow class mates and school will begin.  Is everyone else as nervous as I am about it???? […]