A window inside life at Augustana College

Teddy Roosevelt: God’s Mansterpiece

    President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt is one of those men that deserves his own hall of fame. His mustache was envied by the Chinese because it was smoother than any silk they could export. The only thing that could shave his facial hair is Wolverine’s claws, if Teddy allows it. This man was a […]

My Winter Break Happenings

My Christmas recess was fairly enjoyable, and reflective. I saw a lot of old familiar faces and did some things that I wouldn’t normally think of doing over break. In high school I was heavily involved in Key Club, which is a high school service organization (in college they call it Circle K). Key Club […]

Well, hey there, 2013!

As I arrived on campus on Sunday, I was amazed by how quickly I felt back in the swing of things. I had a great three weeks home with my family and friends, but I was beyond excited to be back with my school friends in the place that so quickly became home to me. […]

Christmas in January? Why not?

No posts since November? I’ve been slacking! In my defense, though, four classes, two papers and lots and lots of reading did help… But anyway, I’m back, and though this might not be very topical at the moment, I’d like to write about Christmas time at Augustana. The first five weeks of winter term are […]

Friends…or almost family?

Today,  a few of my best friends from Augie (one of them has a blog– check her out! (Katie Kampwirth))and I were talking about how excited we were to see each other, because we didn’t get the chance to get together over break. One of them mentioned how we feel like her “Augie family,” and […]

Orange Bowl

Besides cheering on Augie, I am a huge Northern Illinois University fan! My family and I go to the football games every year, but this year we had an oportunity of a lifetime….NIU made it to the Orange Bowl!!!! This is the first time a school like NIU has ever been to a BCS game […]

It’s Our Time

This is a video my mom’s cousin Marty Casey sings. I think this is a great new year song! (: I hope that everyone enjoyed their break off of school and are looking forward to getting back together with their Augie friends on campus on Sunday! I know I am excited to see them all […]