A window inside life at Augustana College

Sigma Alpha Iota formal

This past Friday Sigma Alpha Iota (ΣAI), which I am a part of, had a joint formal with Phi Mu Alpha. Both are national music affiliated fraternities we have here at Augustana. I always told myself I wouldn’t join anything with greek letters, yet I honestly wouldn’t be the same person I am today without […]

A field trip in College?

I always thought field trips were for only for elementary school, junior high and high school. Certainly not college. I was glad I was wrong. Last Friday, our LC class took a trip to Springfield, IL to see Lincoln’s house, the Lincoln museum and the old state capitol. It was really fun! I love going to museums and […]

Learning Communities aka Augustana loves Alicia

Words cannot even express how much I love my learning community “The American presidency in times of crisis: Politics and rhetoric” this term. For those of you who don’t know a learning community, or LC is, it’s two separate classes (that tie into each other) taught by two different professors, with the same students. The great […]

Preparation for homecoming!

When you only have ten weeks (plus finals) a term, time seems to go by really, really, really fast. I picked all of my classes for next term and finally got all the classes I want for once. That’s one of the perks of not being an underclassman anymore, those who aren’t in your major […]

Welcome to my life!

Hello!! I’m Alicia Oken and I am currently a junior at Augustana. I’m majoring in political science, communication studies and multimedia journalism and mass communication. Cross your fingers I can actually get that all in within the next two years! I can’t stand just sitting around my room, so I am involved in a lot […]

Junior Year???

Hello all! I was at Michael’s craft store the other day when I ran into a teacher from high school.  “Is that Katrina?”  she said.  “I hardly recognized you, you look so grown up!  Let’s see, you must be going into your third year of college.  Wow!” I guess I really hadn’t thought much about […]