A window inside life at Augustana College

I’m a survivor

Destiny’s Child once said: “I’m a survivor/I’m not gon give up.” That was my motto for winter term and let me tell you – I’m a survivor. Somehow I managed to complete 86+ pages for my political science and communication studies senior inquiry papers. This was on top of another 20ish pages for another class. […]

President Obama’s inauguration

President Obama’s inauguration happend last week and it’s taken me this long to get around to blogging about it – that’s how busy I am at the moment. With three weeks left and two senior inquiry papers and presentations hanging over my head, Tommy Tredway and I have had a date every single night these […]

U.S. Air Force Academy Conference

Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Colorado to go to the National Character and Leadership Symposium – “Walk the Walk: Leaders in Ethical Action” at the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA). While I’ve been to a few leadership conferences before, I learned more at this conference than any I’ve experience before — […]

Not just a number

One of the great things about Augustana is the fact I’m not just a number. I’m not just a student in POLS101 to my professors, I’m Alicia Oken in POLS101. This is one of the reasons I wanted to to go Augustana. I wanted to attend a liberal arts college where I could go to […]

A music-filled weekend

Like most weekends, this one seemed particularly short. But it was filled with one of my favorite things in life — Music! For WAUG on Friday, I had to record Live on Campus. Live on Campus is one of my favorite parts of Fridays. Basically, CUBOM brings in different musical artist. They range anywhere from Augustana students […]