The women’s lacrosse team’s 10-9 win in the MWLC championship game over North Central capped off a great day for Augustana athletics. Earlier in the day, the Augustana softball team defeated Carthage to win the CCIW championship. The wins were just hours apart for the two teams but both met the same thing; the Vikings will be headed to the NCAA tournament in both sports.
After the Augustana Observer printed an article about hydroponics on campus in the April 18 issue, an email was sent out to all residential students stating that growing food using artificial lights in dorms and TLAs is not allowed. Reasons cited were that these systems can sometimes be fire hazards.
A character pulls out a gun in the very first scene of Eric Bogosian's "SubUrbia," and that certainly isn't even the tensest moment of the play. Doctor Jennifer Popple's tightly directed piece draws its power not from its language and violence, but from the cynicism, hopelessness and, to some degree, helplessness of its characters to create a wonderful performance.
Something felt wrong. The bouts with illnesses were coming too often. Every other week, it seemed. Inside her on-campus apartment Liz Tressel felt drained. It was pledging season for her sorority, and she noticed that the antibiotics she'd gotten from her doctor didn't seem to be working.
The men's baseball team split the senior day doubleheader against the Wheaton Thunder and remain in second place in the CCIW.