A window inside life at Augustana College

Turtle Internship

For those of you who do not know, I am in Swansboro, North Carolina studying the nesting patterns of Loggerhead sea turtles. I began my internship on May 20th and will be continuing until August 5th. We had our first turtle on Monday June 3 at 1:45 AM. The only problem was it was a […]

Final Day of My Turtle Internship

The past 3 months I have been in Swansboro, North Carolina at Hammocks Beach State Park studying loggerhead sea turtles on Bear Island. This internship has given me more than I could have asked for. Having just finished my Freshman year everyone told me that Freshman do not get internships, and I am proud to […]

Augustana People: THE KWilli

“Augustana is fantastic place to send your children or house pets. I never would have became the man I am or learned how to build a suit of armor that would save the world or defeat the Mandarin. Go Vikings” -Tony Stark. The best thing about Augustana isn’t the trees that talk, the hills that […]

When You’re a Kid You Want To Grow Taller Than Trees

Here is a toast to childhood and the kids who dream too much. When I was a student at Mountain View elementary school in Parker, Colorado we were given the obligatory assignment every kid gets  at some point “what do you want to be when you grow up”.  I figured out right then and there what […]

Turtle Internship; 12 nests!

We are up to 12 nests! We had 3 turtles nest last night, 7/9/12, and one of them was missing a flipper. We had to help her dig her hole so she could lay her eggs. We are not sure what caused her to lose her flipper, weather it be due to a shark or […]

Mythological Creatures: Can You Trust Them With Your 401K?

If there is one thing I do take seriously in my life it’s being knowledgeable about how to battle mythical creatures. It’s been a lifelong pursuit for me, much like playing baseball with honor was for Mark Mcgwire*. It all began when I was a baby and a chupacabra named Rumple Steeleskins made a jaunt […]